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Crow
1st Generation
John Crow.

2nd Generation
JOHN CROW was born 1606 in and died January 16, 1685/86 in Hartford, CT (Source: Familes of Early Hartford, CT, Lucius Barnes Barbour, 1977). He married (1) ELIZABETH GOODWIN. He married (2) MRS. (CROW). John moved to Hadley, MA, returned to Hartford about 1678. According to researcher Stephen M. Lawson, John came to New England by 1635, possibly aboard the 'Lion,' settling at Hartford, CT, then Hadley, MA where he was freeman 1666. He returned to Hartford by 1676. Married second about 1640, probably at Hartford, CT. No information on his first marriage is available.

From The Catalogue of First Puritan Settlers of Connecticut, R. R. Hinman, first published in Hartford, 1846, p. 18: Crowe, John, Hartford, 1639, in division of land; p. 28: Green, Bartholomew, left Hartford, and forfeited his land--which fell to John Crowe; p. 29: Goodwin, William...left a large estate to a daughter, his only child; she afterwards married John Crowe, of Hartford. The Crowe family has now become extinct in the colony. p. 162, on Founder's Monument.

From The History of Hadley including the Early History of Hatfield, S. Hadley, Amherst and Granby, MA, by: Sylvester Judd, publisher: H. R. Huntting & Co., Springfield, MA, 1905, p. 206 [telling what happened to the founding father's lots]: John Crow removed to Hartford. Jonathan and Daniel Marsh purchased his lot. William Goodwin removed to Farmington. John had his houselot and his son Samuel Crow lived on it, Samuel's two children, Samuel and Mary, had the lot.

Hartford Monument
Hartford Founder's Monument
From The Original Proprietors by Miss Mary K. Talcott:

JOHN CROW was born in 1606; came to New England in 1634. He became possessed, by vote of the town, of the original right of Bartholomew Greene, forfeited by death. He m. Elizabeth, only child of Elder William Goodwin. Chosen surveyor of highways, 1656. He was one of the first settlers on the east side of the river, and the largest landholder in Hartford. He owned a tract of land [in East Hartford] extending from near the present Hockanum bridge, north to the neighborhood of �Smith�s Lane,� and running eastward to the end of the three-mile lots. (Bolton.) Crow Hill in the river swamp still retains his name. He went with his father-in-law to Hadley in 1659; freeman, Mass., 1666; he returned to Hartford about 1675, and he and his wife were admitted to the South Church, March 31, 1678; d. Jan. 16, 1686. -Ch.: i. Esther, b. 1628; m. 1655, Giles Hamlin, Esq., of Middletown; d. Aug. 25, 1700, aged 72. ii. John, lived in Fairfield; was a merchant in the West India trade; d. at sea, 1667, s. p. iii. Mary, m. (1) Dec. 27, 1666, Noah Coleman, of Hatfield; (2) Sept. 16, 1680, Peter Montague, of Hadley; she d. Oct. 12, 1720. iv. Nathaniel, lived in East Hartford; m. Deborah-; d. July 30, 1695; his widow m. Andrew Warner, of Hartford, afterward of Windham. v. Elizabeth, b. 1644; m. (1) William Warren, of Hartford; (2) Phineas Wilson, of Hartford, a wealthy merchant from Dublin; he d. May 22, 1692, and after his death she continued his business, and became the most extensive banker in the Colony. She was accustomed to loan money on mortgage not only to citizens of Hartford, but in the adjacent towns, and she managed her affairs with wisdom and judgment. She d. July 9 or 19, 1727, aged 86 (?), leaving a large property and many legacies. vi. Sarah, b. March 1, 1646/7, in Hartford; m. Nov. 1, 1661, Daniel White, of Hatfield; d. June 29, 1719, aged 72. vii. Anna, or Hannah, b. July 13, 1649; m. March 7, 1667/8, Thomas Dickinson; he was one of the first settlers of Hadley, but removed to Wethersfield in 1679; d. there, 1716. viii. Mehitabel, b. ab. 1652; m. Sept. 24, 1668, Colonel Samuel Partridge, of Hadley and Hatfield; d. Dec. 8, 1730, aged 78. ix. Ruth, m. (1) Dec. 21, 1671, William Gaylord, of Hadley; (2) ab. 1681, John Haley, of Hadley. x. Samuel, m. May 17, 1671, Hannah, dau. of Capt. William Lewis, of Farmington; slain at Fall�s fight, May 18, 1676. xi. Daniel, b. ab. 1656; lived in Hartford; d. Aug. 12, 1693, aged 37, s. p.


2nd Generation
Children of JOHN CROW and ELIZABETH GOODWIN
RUTH CROW died Bef. 1689. She married (1) JOHN HALEY (Source: L. M. Boltwood, 1862, Genealogies of Hadley Familes Embracing the Early Settlers of the Towns of Hatfield, S. Hadley, Amherst & Granby, MA, H. R. Huntting & Co., Springfield, MA, 1905, 32.). She married (2) WILLIAM GAYLORD December 21, 1671 (Source: Genealogies of Hadley Familes Embracing the Early Settlers of the Towns of Hatfield, S. Hadley, Amherst & Granby, MA; by L. M. Boltwood, 1862, publish, 32).
JOHN CROW, d. 1667 at sea in the West Indies trade. Merchant and seaman of Fairfield, CT. Left no wife or children. (Source: Genealogies of Hadley Familes Embracing the Early Settlers of the Towns of Hatfield, S. Hadley, Amherst & Granby, MA; by L. M. Boltwood, 1862, publisher: H. R. Huntting & Co., Springfield, MA, 1905).
SAMUEL CROW d. May 18, 1676, Turner's Falls, MA, according to researcher, Stephen M. Lawson.
NATHANIEL CROW died ABT July 2, 1695 in Hartford, CT. He married DEBORAH (CROW). From Genealogies of Hadley Familes Embracing the Early Settlers of the Towns of Hatfield, S. Hadley, Amherst & Granby, MA; by L. M. Boltwood, 1862, publisher: H. R. Huntting & Co., Springfield, MA, 1905, p. 32: "Nathaniel buried July 2, 1695. He m. Anna ____ who after his death m. Andrew Warner of Windham and d. 1697." CHILD
MARY CROW died October 7, 1720. She married (1) NOAH COLEMAN December 27, 1666 (Source: L. M. Boltwood, 1862, Genealogies of Hadley Familes Embracing the Early Settlers of the Towns of Hatfield, S. Hadley, Amherst & Granby, MA, H. R. Hunting & Co., Springfield, MA, 1905, 32.), son of THOMAS COLEMAN and FRANCES ALBRIGHT. They had two sons, Noah and Joseph Coleman. She married (2) PETER MONTAGUE September 16, 1680 son of RICHARD MONTAGUE and ABIGAIL DOWNING.
ELIZABETH CROW, b. 1644, m. WILLIAM WARREN (Source: L. M. Boltwood, 1862, Genealogies of Hadley Familes Embracing the Early Settlers of the Towns of Hatfield, S. Hadley, Amherst & Granby, MA, H. R. Hunting & Co., Springfield, MA, 1905, 32).
SARAH CROW was born March 1, 1646/47 in Hartford, CT and died June 26, 1719. She married DANIEL (LT.) WHITE November 1, 1661 (Source: History of Hadley 1905), son of JOHN WHITE and MARY LEVETT. This source lists Daniel as a resident of Hatfield, freeman 1690. They had the following children according to History of Hadley, 1905: ESTHER WHITE, d. September 7, 1766, m. JOHN (LT.) ELLSWORTH, December 7, 1696; SARAH WHITE, b. October 15, 1662, m. (1) JOHN BISSELL; m. (2) THOMAS LOOMIS, March 31, 1680; MARY WHITE, d. September 5, 1664; MARY WHITE, b. August 5, 1665 m. (1) DANIEL WELLES; m. (2) MR. BARNARD; ELIZABETH WHITE, b. November 13, 1667 d. February 18, 1735/36 (may have been the 25th); m. SAMUEL (DEACON) LOOMIS, July 2, 1688; DANIEL WHITE, b. July 4, 1671 m. (1) SARAH BISSELL; m. (2) ANNA BISSELL; m. (3) ELIZABETH BLISS; ESTHER WHITE, d. February 1674/75; HANNAH WHITE, b. July 4, 1674; JOHN WHITE, b. November 16, 1676, d. August 1677; HANNAH WHITE, b. September 1679, m. NATHANIEL (DEACON) DICKINSON; MEHITABLE WHITE, b. March 14, 1682/83, m. JEREMIAH BISSELL, December 18, 1705 (may have been the 19th).
HANNAH CROW was born July 13, 1649 in Hartford. She married THOMAS DICKINSON March 7, 1667/68, son of NATHANIEL DICKINSON and ANNE (DICKINSON). They had the following children: ELIZABETH DICKINSON, m. MR. ADAMS; HANNAH DICKINSON, m. MR. LEFFINGWELL; THOMAS DICKINSON; ESTHER DICKINSON, m. (1) NATHANIEL SMITH; m. (2) HEZEKIAH PORTER; MEHITABLE DICKINSON; NATHANIEL DICKINSON; ELIHU DICKINSON; EBENEZER DICKINSON.
MEHITABLE CROW was born ABT 1652 and died December 8, 1730. She married SAMUEL (COL.) PARTRIDGE September 24, 1668 (Source: L. M. Boltwood, 1862, Genealogies of Hadley Familes Embracing the Early Settlers of the Towns of Hatfield, S. Hadley, Amherst & Granby, MA, (H. R. Hunting & Co., Springfield, MA, 1905), 32.), son of WILLIAM PARTRIDGE and MARY SMITH. They had the following children: WILLIAM (REV.) PARTRIDGE; SAMUEL PARTRIDGE; MEHITABLE PARTRIDGE; MEHITABLE PARTRIDGE, m. NATHANIEL DWIGHT.
DANIEL CROW, b. ABT 1656, Hartford, CT, d. ABT August 13, 1693, Hartford, CT.
Child of JOHN CROW and MRS. CROW
ESTHER CROW, b. according to some researchers, about 1628 m. GILES HAMLIN, 1655. Since her birthdate is before known birthdates of the wife identified as being number 1, this date, or the order of marriage is wrong.
Child of NATHANIEL CROW and DEBORAH
JOHN CROW, m. MABEL KILBOURN.

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