Jasper Crane & Joanne Swaine

Sally’s seven-great Grandparents:

Jasper Crane 1651-1712 | his parents
& Joanne Swaine 1651-1720 | her parents
of East Haven, Connecticut
& 1666 Newark, New Jersey


This is my working hypothesis – the way I see it as of this moment!!


Jasper Crane, son of Jasper Crane and his wife Alice ______, was born 2 April 1651 in East Haven, CT.
He removed with his parents to NJ.
In Newark NJ 1684 he purchased property of Robert Lyman who had returned to England.
He was a member of the Assembly 1704 in Cornbury’s time & also a magistrate.
He and his brothers John and Deliverance owned seats in the 1st Church in Newark. He was chosen by popular vote to fill office of fence viewer, surveyor of highways, constable, & selectman as well as committeeman, deputy to the Provincial Assembly 1697-1702, to see about settling the minister & the boundary controversy between Newark and Elizabeth.
He received two warrants for land one 27 April 1694 & the other 10 April 1696–120 acres located on branches of the Elizabethtown River.
Jasper Crane has a house lot located on the map of Newark published in 1806 at the corner of High & Market Streets.
He located in the part of Newark called Cranetown, afterwards West Bloomfield, now Montclair. He & brother Azaraith occupied most of the westerly side of town.
He died age 62 6 March 1711/12 in Newark, NJ
His tombstone stood in the Presbyterian churchyard on Broad St, Newark.

Joanne Swaine, daughter of Capt Samuel Swaine and Joannah ______ his wife, was born in 1651.
She died age 69 16 Sept 1720 in Newark NJ.

Children of Jasper Crane and Joanne Swaine:
1. Joseph Crane 1676 – 1726
married Abigail Lyon
2. Jonathan Crane 1678 – 1744
married Sarah Treat
3. Sarah Crane 1683 – 1736
married 1707 Joseph Wheeler 1683 – 1727
4. Elihu Crane 1689 – 1732
married Mary Plum 1694 – 1762
5. Hannah Crane 1690 – 30 Oct 1726 age 36
married Robt. Ogden, Esq 1687 – 20 Nov 1733 age 46
6. David Crane 1693 – 1750
married Mary ______ 1695 – 1769

Grandchildren of Jasper Crane & Joanne Swaine:

Children of Joseph Crane and Abigail Lyon:
1. Benjamin Crane 1705-1777
married Sarah ?
2. Isaac Crane 1709-
3. Ezekial Crane 1711-1794
married Abigail Baldwin
4. Israel Crane 1713-1785
5. Josiah Crane 1716-1785
married Jerusha ?
6. Joseph Crane 1717-
married Elizabeth Johnson 1729-
7. Joanna Crane 1718
married 1st Samuel Conger 1715-1752
married 2nd Joseph Camp
8. Abigail Crane 1727-

Children of Jonathan Crane and Sarah Treat:
1. Samuel Crane 1712-1746
married Ann ?
2. Caleb Crane 1713-1793
married Phebe Farrand
3. Elijah Crane 1716-1790
married Rachel Beach
4. Nehemiah Crane 1719-1751
5. John Treat Crane
married Elizabeth Baldwin d. 1806
6. Mary Crane
married Mr. Johnson
7. Eunice Crane

Children of Sarah Crane and Joseph Wheeler:

Children of Elihu Crane and Mary Plum:
1. Lewis Crane 1718-1777
married Mary Burr 1722-1781
2. Christopher Crane 1720-1750
3. Charles Crane 1724-1758
4. Elihu Crane 1726-1786
married Hannah Mix
5. Isaac Crane
6. Hannah Crane
married 1st Mr. Johnson
married 2nd Peter Paine
7. Phebe Crane
married Rev. Carmichael

Children of Hannah Crane and Robert Odgen:

Children of David Crane and Mary his wife:
1. Jedediah Crane 1716-1785
married Elizabeth ?
2. David Crane 1721-1794
married 1st Sarah A Dodd 1734-1772
married 2nd Abigall Odgen
3. Joseph Crane 1732-1789
married Patience Crane 1733-1760
4. Abigall Crane
married Mr. Johnston
5. Phebe Crane
married Mr. Lawrence
6. Mary Crane
7. Dorcas Crane
8. Sarah Crane 1734-1779
married Isaac Plume 1734-1799

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