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CRANSTON WEB SITE


The Cranston Genealogy Center was designed to help anyone with their Cranston Family History. Please enjoy it, if the family you seek is not posted about, then post what you know about the Cranston lineage you seek, there may be someone who is also searching and with luck the same roots you so seek.
The easy way to search this web site is to go "TOP LIST" it will in the order that they ae view eventually give you every article posted on this web site. ( there are many)
I will continue to share what I find from time to time, and hopefully you will as well. If you are not conforable posting directly to the web site, then type it into "word" and email it to me directly at-- Dcran41266@comcast.net-- And I will be happy to post it for you, and give you credit by noting the article was written by( whatever your name is)> If you would like others to contact you. Please... your email address.in the article to be posted.
I did spend some time this summer doing research and do have some material to share. (not enough. so I will depend on All Cranston researcher to help this winter.. Thank you every one who has shared their Crasnton family History with this web site, for this web site belongs to all Cranston researcher.. Thank you Rose Cranston your web site host.

CHIEF of CRANSTOUN CLAN


CHIEF DAVID CRANSTOUN of that ILK and Corehouse, writes "Good Luck with your veture," (the web site.)

Thomas Cranstone of Ewshot
I have spent several years researching Cranston and Cranstone in Ewshot and nearby Crondall, as well as Farnham in Surrey. I cannot take the ancestry of the Thomas who was married to Jane Young in 1758 back any further, but I do have (along with other researchers) considerable information about his descendants.

I am decended from another Cranstone line in Crondall, Samuel Cranstone who married Martha Cooper on 17 Apr 1720.

If the previous requester would like to contact me (john_brooking@hotmail.com) I would be happy to share information.

Published Mar 11, 2005 - 02:34 PM

Jean Cranston & William Acheson Connection
The Will of Colonel William Acheson (1656) names his relatives:
"Executrix, wife Jean Achison als Cranston & she wishes to have full (stroked out) care of my children to wit Alexander Gorg & Agnes Acheson"
"Sister Jean Ansley & her husband Mr. Cornelius Ansley"
Colonel William reortedly married Jean Crancston about 1628.
Further information about William and Jean's ancestry welcome.



Published Mar 11, 2005 - 02:33 PM

IRELAND: BALLINODE CHURCH -----CELERATES 250 th
Ballinode Church (Tedavnet Parish) celebrates 250 years in July 2005. The Primary School Reunion takes place 2nd July

To see Ireland Church pictures go to this Website

www.stevebulman.f9.co.uk

CD available for complete Tedavnet Church Records - also includes Griffiths Valuation for Tedavnet, Drumsnat & Kilmore Parishes The CD is available (post paid anywhere in the World) for US$25.00 jackstoreyfirenet.ws

ARCHDEACON JOHN CRANSTON....

Note: If you are doing any research in Ireland this is a CD well worth owning.<grin> Rose
Published Mar 11, 2005 - 02:13 PM

Bert Crasnton step Daughter OBIT
James Cranston born 1785 Co Monaghan Ireland and Elizabeth Furgerson

(James came to the USA in 1802 with his father John Cranston & mother Mary Moore & Siblings)

son

John B. Cranston and Margaret Campbell

son

James Agnew Cranston 1850 Sarah Alice McCreight 1853--Odebolt Iowa

son

Bert Allen Cranston 1876 Nora May Teuber (Tredway)

Daughter of Nora May and Ralph Tredway, step daughter of Bert Allen-- South Dakota USA

Published Mar 11, 2005 - 11:35 AM

SCOTLAND: CRANSTON---SCOTT--Lord & Lady
Janet

Lord Cranston(Changed spelling once in US) married Elizabeth Scott in

Scotland 1616. She was the dau, of Lord Scott of Buccleuch, her brother

Walter became the first Earl of Buccleuch, and her first cousin became

the first Dutchness of Buccleuch. I'm a descendant of the Duke of

Buccleuch. And when my lineage came to American we took the Clan name

of Buccleuch, but updated it(more American) to Buckelew and dropped our

original surname of Scott.



Today the Duke of Buccleuch lives in Bowhill Castle. The richest family

in Scotland and largest landowner in the UK. You can go on line and

find more about this Family.



Regards,

Lord Richard Earl Buccleuch Buckelew

Published Feb 25, 2005 - 11:34 AM

CANADA: JANET CRANSTON and family
SEARCHING FOR MORE ON INFORAMTION ON WILLIAM CRANSTON AND MARY MATHESON’S >> TMIE PERIOD LATE 1700's and early 1800's





A hand sewn leather case has been handed down through my mothers line that contains a series of birth and death records that "Cranston" researchers may be interested in. I would be interested in hearing from anyone having connections to this line or who could tell me how this line fits into the "Cranston " family tree. My e-mail address is ljellis@mts.net.



Mary Matheson from Hobkirk, Roxburgh, Scotland who I suspect is a daughter of Andrew Matheson or her husband William Cranston wrote the first two pages. It reads:



"William Cranston and Mary Matheson was Married the year of our lord April 14 1772.



My first daughter was born February the 16 1773 called Betty.



My second daughter was born March 15th 1775 called Jainey.



My first son was born January first 1777 called William.



My second son was born July 31st called Andrew.



My third daughter was born November 20 1781 called Bella.



My fourth daughter was born September the 29th 1785 called Mary.



My fifth daughter was born June 11 1788 called Marg(aret).



My sixth daughter was born September 6 1793 called Nancy"



The second son Andrew Cranston wrote the third page and half the fourth page.



It reads:



"????? ( Jane) Cranston my sister died April 15 in the year of our lord 1815.



William Cranston my father died March 18 in the year of our lord 1817



Isabella Brown my wife died March 11th in the year of our lord 1829.



Mary Matheson my mother died 16 of March in the year of our lord 1835



Andrew Flowers (spelled Flours) died 4th of April the year of our lord 1836.



William Flowers (spelled Flours) died the 22 of April in the year of our lord 1849.



Thomas Flowers (spelled Flours) died the 3 of May in the year of our lord 1849."



I don’t know who Andrew, William or Thomas Flowers are. However, Andrew Cranston and Isabella Brown’s daughter Isabel Janet Cranston married John Flowers in Earlston, Berwick Scotland on June 15 1827 and subsequently immigrated to



Westminster Township, Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada in 1863.



The last two entries on the forth page are by Isabel Janet Cranston and they read:



" Andrew Cranston died 28 February in the year of our lord 1869.



John Flowers died 23 Feb 1868."



I believe the "John Flowers" she was referring to here, was her father in law, as her husbands gravestone inscription indicates he died Feb 15 1867.



William Cranston and Mary Mathesons family were from Hobkirk.



I am not sure but I think Andrew Cranston and Isabelle Brown were also from Hobkirk .



John Flowers and Isabel Janet Cranston were from Earlston.



I was in contact with a lady from Nova Scotia Canada who is a descendent of Andrew Cranston's older brother William. He married a Bridget Brown but we do not know if she is a relation of Isabella Brown's or not. William Cranston immigrated to Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island Canada in 1814 in the company of a detachment of Royal Artillery.



I don’t know if Andrew Cranston and Isabella Brown had other children besides Isabel Janet

PLEASE CONTACT JAMES ELLIS at ljellis@mts.net

Note: It is well worth contacting Jim if you think this might be a part of your lineage....




More data available..

Published Feb 07, 2005 - 10:32 AM

IRELAND: ROBERT CRANSTON "VOYAGE of CATALPA"
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A must read BOOK " The Vovage of the CATALPA"


and now here is the"REST OF THE STORY" as Pat shares her family History and lineage with all of us. THANK YOU PAT FOR SHARIN G THE REST OF THE STORY WITH US>>.





"I found my Robert Cranston


He was one of the Fenian 7 Irish rebel


Robert is written in the book entitled


" The VOYAGE OF THE CATALPA">


The library has this book and it also contains a pic.


Robert Cranston along with his 'friends' were thrown in the Fremantle Prison in Australia where they escaped.


He came to America and settle in....."

Note:


Published Jan 20, 2005 - 10:07 PM

IRELAND: DUBLIN/MARY ANN CRANSTON 1861
DOES ANYONE KNOW THIS FAMILY?
ALICE would like to hear from you.....

"I just found out yesterday

that Mary Ann Cranston married James McClean at the Registrar's Office,

Dublin City on July 31,1861. The register lists Mary Ann's father as

Edward, not William as we thought, a deceased farmer. I hope this brings

some results. Alice
EMAIL: alirez@charter.net

Published Dec 01, 2004 - 06:35 AM

Cranstones of Ewshot
Iam looking for detales on Thomas Cranstone who was born in 1732 and married in 1758 to a Jane young.
I would like to find out who his parents, grand parents and greatgrand parents were

Note: Could you let us know a little more about this lineage?
Published Nov 17, 2004 - 08:36 AM

Agness Cranston
I'm looking for any info on the family of Agness Cranson born abt 1801 in Roxburghshire,Scotland. She married John Douglas who was born 1802 in Jedburgh. They married in 1824 in Bedrule. Her mothers name is most likely Grace b 1753.

There was at least one daughter Grace b 1826 who married Edward Preston and moved to Canada in abt 1858.

Any info would be appreciated.






Note: Have you read the Catherine Cranston story with in this web site? who married her coach man?
Published Nov 17, 2004 - 08:35 AM


· BALLINODE CHURCH -----CELERATES 250 th (Mar 11, 2005)
· CRANSTON---SCOTT--Lord & Lady (Feb 25, 2005)
· JANET CRANSTON and family (Feb 07, 2005)
· ROBERT CRANSTON "VOYAGE of CATALPA" (Jan 20, 2005)
· DUBLIN/MARY ANN CRANSTON 1861 (Dec 01, 2004)
· 90th Birthday NOV 27, 2004 (Nov 17, 2004)
· Irelands gravestone Index (Oct 20, 2004)
· Title Appointment Co Armagh (Jun 25, 2004)
· DNA PROJECT FOR BORDER FAMILIES OF SCOTLAND (Jun 11, 2004)
· 1820-1836 Cranston Co Tyrone (May 08, 2004)

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