Maj Thaddeus Crane

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Thaddeus Crane

Birthdate: (75)
Birthplace: Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Death: September 1, 1803 (75)
North Salem, Westchester, New York, USA
Place of Burial: Westchester, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Crane and Mary Crane
Husband of Lydia Crane and Sarah Crane
Father of Thaddeus Crane; Theda Crane; Weltha Crane; Gerard Crane; Lydia Banks and 12 others
Brother of Zebulon Crane; Joseph Crane; Mary Paddock; Elijah Crane, 2; Abigail Todd and 4 others

Managed by: Shirley Marie Caulk
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About Maj Thaddeus Crane

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NEW YORK with the rank of LIEUTENANT COLONEL. DAR Ancestor # A027485

Thaddeus Crane commanded a company of Westchester County militia. Was 2d major of the 2d Reg. Westchester County, May 28, 1778 (also captain of North Salem company). At the Battle of Ridgefield he was seriously wounded. In 1777 he held the rank of major. He was shot through the hip at Ridgefield (expedition to Danbury), 27th April, 1777. In Feb. 17, 1780 he was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel, 4th Regt., Westchester County.

He served in the Assembly and was a member of the New York State Constitutional Convention in 1788 that ratified the Constitution.

He was on the military invalid pension list when he died.

Ellery Bicknell Crane, Genalogy of the Crane Family (1900) page 48

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Maj Thaddeus Crane's Timeline

March 27, 1728
Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Age 23
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Age 28
Age 30
October 28, 1761
Age 33
Salem, NY, United States
October 11, 1763
Age 35
North Salem, Westchester, New York, United States
Age 37