John Crafts papers  1806-1828
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Crafts-Mead Family genealogy

  • 1. Joseph Crafts b. Pomfret, Conn., 8 March 1732; m. 8 January 1756 Sarah Goodell; Revolutionary Soldier.
    • 2. Olive b. Pomfret, Conn., 15 March 1756-20 August 1791; m. Leonard Hoar
      • 3. Sarah
      • 3. Olivia
      • 3. Mary
    • 2. John Crafts b. Monson, Mass., 2 December 1757-3 June 1791 m. 1786 Esther Sartwell 29 Sept 1767-29 July 1847
      • 3. Orlando October 1787-28 August 1790
      • 3. John Crafts 3 October 1789-late summer 1825 at Chicago; fur agent for American fur Company; died unm.
      • 3. Esther Crafts 4 November 1791-1879; m. 4 November 1816 m. Dr. Ebenezer Morse 1785-30 December 1863
    • 2 Esther Sartwell Crafts m. 2nd Rev. Samuel Mead 1762-21 March 1832
      • 3. Caroline Mead b. 1793 d. 30 December 1873; unm.
      • 3. Nancy Mead b. 15 March 1798 d. 10 Oct 1886; m. Ephraim Holland
      • 3. Samuel Orlando Mead b. 1800 d. ?; m. 1822 Maria.
      • 3. Harriot Mead
      • 3. Hannah W. Mead b. 1795 m. circa 1818 Phineas Handerson
    • 2. Sarah b. Monson, Mass., b. 9 June 1764; m. Joseph Munn.
    • 2. Polly b. Monson, Mass., 23 October 1768-9 December 1799 at Rutland, Vt.; m. 11 November 1792 David Stevens.
    • 2. Royal Crafts b at Monson, Mass., 21 August 1774-11 June 1821 at Cooperstown, N.Y.; m. 5 Apr 1795 Elizabeth; owner of a boarding house in Boston.
      • 3. Alma Miranda
      • 3. Royal Altemont
      • 3. Samuel Fessenden
      • 3. Augusta Elizabeth
Bibliography

John Moses and Joseph Kirkland, eds., History of Chicago (Chicago: Munsell & Co., 1895)

Alfred T. Andreas, ed., History of Chicago (Chicago: A. T. Andreas, 1884)

Partial Subject Index
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848
  • 56
American Fur Company
  • 56, 60, 61
Banks and banking
  • 2, 6
Bonaparte, Napoleon, 1769-1821
  • 19
Boston (Mass.)--Description and travel
  • 7
Caroline, Queen, consort of George IV, King of Great Britain, 1768-1821
  • 40
Chicago (Ill.)--Description and travel
  • 34, 42, 45
Coaching
  • 15, 25, 39, 45
Democratic Party
  • 59
Detroit (Mich.)--Description and travel
  • 28
Estates (Law)
  • 1, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64
Federalist Party
  • 59
French School (Boston, Mass.)
  • 7
Fur trade
  • 27, 33, 56, 60, 61
Great Britain--Description and travel
  • 9, 11
Great Britain--Foreign relations--United States
  • 9, 11
Hartford (Conn.)--Description and travel
  • 15
Hell's Gate (N.Y.)--Description and travel
  • 15
Henderson, Phineas
  • 1
Idioms
  • 9, 18, 19
Indians of North America--Northwest, Old
  • 36, 42, 60
Indians of North America--Treaties
  • 52, 54
Inheritance and succession--Illinois
  • 60, 61, 62
Kinzie, John, 1763-1828
  • 60
Lawrence Academy
  • 10, 11
Letters of introduction
  • 48
Mackinac (Mich.)--Description and travel
  • 39
Michilimackinac (Mich.)--Description and travel
  • 27
Morton, Thomas, 1764-1838. Speed the plough
  • 7
New York (City)--Description and travel
  • 15
Newport (R.I.)--Description and travel
  • 15
Northwest, Old--Description and travel
  • 39, 45, 60
Ocean travel
  • 15
Pawtucket (R.I.)--Description and travel
  • 15
Postal service
  • 30, 35, 40, 54
Presidents--United States--Election--1824
  • 56
Providence (R.I.)--Description and travel
  • 15
Steamboats--New England
  • 59
Theaters--Massachusetts--Boston
  • 7
Treaty of Chicago, 1821
  • 52, 54
United States--Foreign relations--Great Britain
  • 9, 11
Walpole (N.H.)--Description and travel
  • 59
Wolcott, Alexander Jr., 1790-1830
  • 1, 54
Yellow fever
  • 60