Benjamin Crane1

#14868, (17 April 1805 - 25 April 1858)


Patsey Johnson b. 1806, d. 1900
Children 1.Wesley S Crane3 (c 1830 - )
 2.Rebecca Crane3 (c 1834 - )
 3.Abner Crane3 (c 1836 - )
 4.Mary Ellen Crane3 (c 1838 - )
 5.Elizabeth Crane3 (c 1840 - )
 6.Martha A Crane3 (c 1846 - )
Birth*17 April 1805He was born on 17 April 1805 at New JerseyG.2,3 
Marriage*circa 1825He married Patsey Johnson, daughter of Samuel Johnson and Rabecca _____, circa 1825.1 
9 April 1847He was mentioned in the will of Samuel Johnson on 9 April 1847 at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG.1 
31 August 1850He and Patsey Johnson appeared on the census of 31 August 1850 at Tate Twp., Clermont Co., OhioG.3 
Death*25 April 1858He died on 25 April 1858 at Tate Twp., Clermont Co., OhioG, at age 53.2 


  1. [S1404] Hamilton County Ohio Probate Court Records (1781- ), images, online, Wills 1836-1854, vol. 5, pp. 116-118, imgs. 95-96/507. Will of Samuel Johnson. Names son Jepthiah (also spelled Jephthah) Johnson; Wilton Johnson (dec'd) & his children Wilton, Samuel, Nancy Fishback, Achsah Becket, Martha Johnson; son Mariot [sic] Johnson; son James C Johnson (dec'd) & his widow Theodocie & children Sanford, Filomelia, Achsah and Theodoce; son Isaiah Johnson; heirs of daughter Rebekah (dec'd) & Paul Corbly [sic] (dec'd) – John B, Samuel, Wilson H, Margaret (Corbly) Campbell, Rebekah (Corbly) Johnson, Patsy, Harriet, Elizabeth; daughter Patsy, wife of Benjamin Crane; wife Rebekah. Executors sons Jephthah, Mariot and Isaiah. Witnesses Abraham Bogart and John G. Bridges. Transcription from original after Court records were destroyed in 1884 fire.
  2. [S534] Clermont County Cemetery Photo Project, Clermont County Genealogical Society, online, Early Settler's Burying Ground, Bethel. Standing grave marker; Benjamin Crane, d. 25 Apr 1858, aged 53y 8d.
  3. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Benjamin (45), b. NJ, no occupation, real estate value $1500, insane; Patsey (44), b. OH.