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William Croff
(1721-1753)
Mary Bray
(1720-)
Joseph Tidds Simonds
(1689-1766)
Hannah Abbe
(1707-1754)
John F. Croff
(1741-Abt 1820)
Elizabeth Simonds
(1748-Abt 1838)
Joel Croff
(1779-1862)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Betsey Marsh

Joel Croff 1

  • Born: 12 Jun 1779, Ware, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Marriage (1): Betsey Marsh on 7 Nov 1799 in Ware, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Died: 24 Jun 1862, South Wallingford, Vermont, USA at age 83
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bullet  General Notes:

3. Joel Croff' (son of John') (1). Born in Ware, Mass., 12 June, 1779. Married 7 Nov., 1799, Betsey Marsh, daughter of Judah and Elizabeth Marsh of Ware, where she was born 21 Sept., 1781. After their marriage they lived a short time in Western, now Warren, Mass., but returned to Ware, and lived with his father on the old Simonds farm. In the year 1840 they removed to South Wallingford, Vt., where he died in 1862, M. 83. She died 20 Apr., 1858, As.. 76. They had eleven children. In the town records of Ware the births are recorded as Croft, but in the old family bible, still preserved, the name is spelled Croff. The children adopted the terminal "t" in spelling, in place of "f."

Their children were as follows:

Relief Croft, b. in Western, Mass., 28 Aug., 1800. [7]

Fanny " " " "12 Sept., 1802. [8]

Joel " "Ware, " 14 Aug., 1804. [9]

Dwioht " " " "1 Oct., 1807. [10]

Keyes " " " "23 Mch., 1810, d. 1 May, 1818.

Betsey " " " "23 Jan., 1812, m. Harris of Utica, N. Y., and d. there soon after marriage. She had one ch., Edwin Harris. Nathan Croft, b. in Ware, Mass., 7 Aug., 1814.

Hannah Aiken Croft, b. in Ware, Mass., 28 July, 1816.

[12] John Brakenridoe Croft, b. in Ware, Mass., 6 May, 1819. d. there

11 inn.. M. 24. Caroline Croft, b. in Ware, Mass., 4 Nov., 1821, m. there 12 Nov., 1846, Jason G. Newcomb of Enfield, Mass. They reside in Springfield, Mass. (1892). No ch. Fidelia Croft, b. in Ware, Mass., 27 Sept., 1827, d. 7 Aug., 1830. 2


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Joel married Betsey Marsh on 7 Nov 1799 in Ware, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA. (Betsey Marsh was born on 21 Sep 1781 and died on 20 Apr 1858 in South Wallingford, Vermont, USA.)


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Sources


1 Cindy Smith, Michigan to David Leas, e-mail, 01-28-2011; privately held by Leas.

2 William Francis Crafts, The Crafts family: A genealogical and biographical history of the descendants of Griffin and Alice Craft, of Roxbury, Mass. 1630-1890 (Google eBook) , 752; digital images, The Crafts family: A genealogical ... - Google Books (http://books.google.com/books?id=M3XCFlk3sVMC&source=gbs_navlinks_s : downloaded 29 Jan 2011).


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