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John Cranston

John Cranston, British physcian, colonial governor.

Background

  • Cranston, John was born in 1625 in England. Son of Review James Cranston.

  • Career

    • General Rhode Island, 1654-1656. General Assembly from Newport, 1655-1666. Major Massachusetts Militia during King Phillip’s War, 1676.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Clarke, June 3, 1658, 1 son, Samuel.
    • father: Review James Cranston. Cranston
    • spouse: Mary Clarke
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    Born 1625
    Died March 12, 1680
    (aged 55)
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