JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK


PIONEER CHRISTIAN CRANKER FAMILY


1. CHRISTIAN CRANKER (JOHN CRANKER 2, JUDLOW CRANKER 1) was born 28 Dec 1813 in Fonda NY, and died 26 Jan 1878 in Omar Jefferson County New York. He married JANE DILLENBACK, daughter of HENRY J DILLENBECK & ELIZABETH RONNES. She was born 26 Oct 1820 in Stone Arabia Montgomery County New York, and died 4 Oct 1912 in Omar Jefferson County New York.

Children of CHRISTIAN CRANKER & JANE DILLENBACK are:


+ 2 i. GEORGE WASHINGTON CRANKER was born abt 1840 in Omar Jefferson County New York, & died 6 or 7 Jan 1922 in Leeds, Ontario, Canada.

+ 3 ii. JOHN P CRANKER was born Jul 1843 in Antwerp, Jefferson, New York, & died 30 Apr 1923 in Oxbow Jefferson New York.

+ 4 iii. SARAH JANE CRANKER was born 11 Apr 1845 in New York.

+ 5 iv. Jacob H Cranker was born 1847 in Alexandria, Jefferson, New York, & died 4 Mar 1907 in Orleans, Jefferson, New York.

6 v. JOSEPH CRANKER was born 1850 in New York, & died 7 Apr 1920 in Pamelia, Jefferson, New York. He married MARY J CRANKER. She was born 1852 in New York.

7 vi. EZRA CRANKER was born 1852 in New York.

8 vii. WILLIAM CRANKER was born April 1857 in Omar Jefferson County New York, & died 26 Jan 1928 in Brockville Ontario Canada. He married MAGGIE. She was born May 1861 in Quebec.

9 viii. JAMES CRANKER was born Oct 1859 in New York, & died 15 Sep 1941.

+ 10 ix. SYDNEY CRANKER was born 1861 in New York, & died 1917 in Alexandira Bay Jefferson New York.

11 x. BETSY CRANKER was born 16 Mar 1863 in New York, & died 13 Mar 1947 in Orleans, Jefferson, New York. She married PATRICK SMITH.


Generation No. 2
2. GEORGE WASHINGTON CRANKER (CHRISTIAN CRANKER3, JOHN CRANKER2, JUDLOW CRANKER1) was born abt 1840 in Omar Jefferson County New York, & died 6 or 7 Jan 1922 in Leeds, Ontario, Canada. He married EUNICE CARANHER CRANKER. She was born 17 Dec 1847 in Wellesley Island Jefferson New York, and died 6 Apr 1932 in Landsdowne Leeds Ontario Canada.

Children of GEORGE WASHINGTON CRANKER & EUNICE CARANHER CRANKER are:

+ 12 i. LYDIA JANE CRANKER was born 1868 in Lansdowne.

+ 13 ii. GEORGE WASHINTON JR CRANKER was born 1878 in Ontario.

+ 14 iii. NATHAN CRANKER was born 12 May 1881 in Leeds, Ontario, Canada.

15 iv. EDNA CRANKER was born 1889.

16 v. NETTIE CRANKER was born May 1889 in Ontario Canada. She married GORDON LESLIE THARETT 23 Oct 1911 in Landsdowne Leeds Ontario Canada. He was born 1889.


3. JOHN P CRANKER (CHRISTIAN CRANKER3, JOHN CRANKER2, JUDLOW CRANKER1) was born Jul 1843 in Antwerp, Jefferson, New York, & died 30 Apr 1923 in Oxbow Jefferson New York. He married BETSEY ANN DILLENBECK 30 Sep 1863 in LaFargeville Jefferson County New York, daughter of JACOB H DILLENBACK & LYDIA A STODDARD. She was born 10 Sep 1842 in Alexandria, Jefferson, New York, & died 15 Feb 1926 in Oxbow, , New York, USA.


Children of JOHN P CRANKER & BETSEY ANN DILLENBECK are:

+ 17 i. MINNIE A CRANKER was born 10 May 1867 in Perch River Jefferson New York, & died 24 Jun 1929 in Oxbow, Jefferson County, New York, USA.

18 ii. ELLA CRANKER was born 10 Mar 1873 in New York, & died 23 Oct 1899 in Oxbow, Jefferson County, New York, USA. She married GEORGE THOMAS BEENFIELD, son of THOMAS BEENFIELD & MARY C. He was born 26 JUL 1863 in Macomb St. Lawrence County NY, & died 11 January 1934.

19 iii. JOHN B JR CRANKER was born 10 Sep 1877 in New York, & died 1 Jan 1900 in Oxbow, Jefferson, New York, USA.


4. SARAH JANE CRANKER (CHRISTIAN CRANKER3, JOHN CRANKER2, JUDLOW CRANKER1) was born 11 Apr 1845 in New York. She married HIRAM PHILLIPS, son of CLARENDON PHILLIPS & BARBARA ANN WILCOX. He was born 30 Mar 1833.

Children of SARAH JANE CRANKER & HIRAM PHILLIPS are:

20 i. ELIZABETH PHILLIPS.

21 ii. ROSE PHILLIPS. She married POOL.

22 iii. LYDIA PHILLIPS was born 26 Aug 1868.

+ 23 iv. GEORGE W PHILLIPS was born 3 Nov 1869 in Rutland,Jefferson,New York,USA, & died 6 Sep 1935 in Lowville Lewis County New York.

24 v. ASAPH PHILLIPS was born 4 Jul 1871.
25 vi. CLARA JANE PHILLIPS was born 9 Jan 1873. She married Meckler.

26 vii. CATHERINE AMELIA PHILLIPS was born 15 Apr 1877.


5. JACOB H CRANKER (CHRISTIAN CRANKER3, JOHN CRANKER2, JUDLOW CRANKER1) was born 1847 in Alexandria, Jefferson, New York, & died 4 Mar 1907 in Orleans, Jefferson, New York. He married ELIZA ANN JEFFERS, daughter of JOSEPH JEFFERS & MARGRET. She was born 1835 in New York, & died 10 Nov 1913 in Watertown Jefferson County NY.


Child of JACOB H CRANKER & ELIZA ANN JEFFERS is:

+ 27 i. ADELBERT CRANKER was born 1874 in Orleans NY, & died 12 Aug 1949.
+ 27 i. ADELBERT CRANKER was born 1874 in Orleans NY, & died 12 Aug 1949.



10. SYDNEY CRANKER (CHRISTIAN CRANKER3, JOHN CRANKER2, JUDLOW CRANKER1) was born 1861 in New York, & died 1917 in Alexandira Bay Jefferson New York. He married NETTIE WINIFRED SNOW, daughter of Norman Laprelate Snow and LUCINA ROGERS. She was born 23 April 1863 in Wolfe Island Ontario Canada, & died 7 May 1952 in Alexandria Bay Jefferson New York.


Child of SYDNEY CRANKER & NETTIE WINIFRED SNOW is:

28 i. CHARLES L CRANKER was born 19 Feb 1889 in Alexandria Jefferson County New York, & died Aug 1980 in Carthage, Jefferson, New York, United States of America. He married DELIA MAE TYLER 23 May 1957 in Black River Jefferson County New York. She was born 2 Sep 1916 in West Carthage Jefferson County New York, & died June 1997 in Hallmark Nursing Centre.


Generation No. 3

12. LYDIA JANE CRANKER (GEORGE WASHINGTON CRANKER4, CHRISTIAN CRANKER3, JOHN CRANKER2, JUDLOW CRANKER1) was born 1868 in Lansdowne. She married Stanley Wood. He was born 1869 in New York.

Children of LYDIA JANE CRANKER & STANLEY WOOD are:

+ 29 i. ELMER H WOOD was born 29 Aug 1888 in Canada, & died June 1966 in Ogdensburg St Lawrence Co NY.
+ 30 ii. BERTHA ANNABELL WOOD was born abt 1889 in Clayton, Jefferson, NY.

31 iii. ETTA M WOOD was born 1890 in Canada.

32 iv. ALMINTTA WOOD was born 1894 in New York.

33 v. RENA WOOD was born 1896 in New York.

34 vi. FREDA WOOD was born 1902 in New York.

35 vii. SUSAN WOOD was born 1906 in New York.



13. GEORGE WASHINTON JR CRANKER (GEORGE WASHINGTON CRANKER4, CHRISTIAN CRANKER3, JOHN CRANKER2, JUDLOW CRANKER1) was born 1878 in Ontario. He married ETHEL MAY WARREN 1912 in Landsdowne Leeds Ontario Canada. He married NETTIE MCNEIL. She was born April 1884 in Ontario Canada.


Children of GEORGE WASHINTON JR CRANKER & NETTIE MCNEIL are:

36 i. RETA IRENE CRANKER was born 2 Mar 1906 in Leeds, Ontario, Canada, & died 25 Jan 1917 in Leeds, Ontario, Canada.

+ 37 ii. ROY HAMILTON CRANKER was born 31 May 1907 in Ontario Canada, and died May 1978 in Sparks, Washoe, Nevada, United States of America.

38 iii. HARRIETT CRANKER was born January 1910 in Ontario Canada.


14. NATHAN CRANKER (GEORGE WASHINGTON CRANKER4, CHRISTIAN CRANKER3, JOHN CRANKER2, JUDLOW CRANKER1) was born 12 May 1881 in Leeds, Ontario, Canada. He married LAUREL MALLORY, daughter of PETER MALLORY & MABLE DASHNER. She was born 1899 in Mallorytown Leeds Ontario Canada.


Children of NATHAN CRANKER & LAUREL MALLORY are:

39 i. MILDRED CRANKER was born 1918.

40 ii. GERALD CRANKER was born 1926 in Ontario Canada, & died 1996 in Landsdowne Leeds County Ontario Canada.


17. MINNIE A CRANKER (JOHN P CRANKER4, CHRISTIAN CRANKER3, JOHN CRANKER2, JUDLOW CRANKER1) was born 10 May 1867 in Perch River Jefferson New York, and died 24 Jun 1929 in Oxbow, Jefferson County, New York, USA. She married ARTHUR B FAIRBANKS 9 Jul 1888 in Oxbow Jefferson New York, son of EZRA FAIRBANKS & EMILY. He was born 1867 in New York.

Children of MINNIE A CRANKER & ARTHUR B FAIRBANKS are:

41 i. MILDRED FAIRBANKS was born 1 Jul 1889 in Oxbow Jefferson New York, & died Feb 1970 in Bigelow St Lawrence County New York. She married STANLEY BESAW 28 Jul 1958 in Rochester Monroe County NY. He died in Gouverneur, Saint Lawrence, New York. She married CLINTON WOOD. He died 1953 in Gouverneur, Saint Lawrence, New York.

+ 42 ii. IVAN FAIRBANKS was born 1891 in New York.

43 iii. BERTHA FAIRBANKS was born 26 Oct 1891 in Oxbow, Jefferson, New York, USA, & died May 1979 in Brockport, Monroe, New York, USA. She married LYNN E COOK. He was born 6 Oct 1891 in Hermon, , New York, USA, and died 20 Mar 1962 in Rochester, , New York, USA.

+ 44 iv. HAROLD EUGENE FAIRBANKS was born 05 Aug 1894 in New York, & died 4 Aug 1929.


23. GEORGE W PHILLIPS (SARAH JANE CRANKER4, CHRISTIAN CRANKER3, JOHN CRANKER2, JUDLOW CRANKER1) was born 3 Nov 1869 in Rutland,Jefferson,New York,USA, & died 6 Sep 1935 in Lowville Lewis County New York. He married Alice West. She was born in Black River, Jefferson Co, NY.

Children of GEORGE W PHILLIPS & ALICE WEST are:

45 i. ASA PHILLIPS.

46 ii. EBAN PHILLIPS.

47 iii. HAROLD PHILLIPS.


27. ADELBERT CRANKER (JACOB H CRANKER4, CHRISTIAN CRANKER3, JOHN CRANKER2, JUDLOW CRANKER1) was born 1874 in Orleans NY, & died 12 Aug 1949. He married BESSIE HALL 27 Sep 1896 in Gunns Corners Clayton New York. She was born 17 Aug 1870 in New York, & died 1903. He married BERTHA ANNABELL WOOD 1908 in Canada, daughter of STANLEY WOOD & LYDIA JANE CRANKER. She was born abt 1889 in Clayton, Jefferson, NY.


Children of ADELBERT CRANKER & BESSIE HALL are:

+ 48 i. DEALTON E CRANKER was born 10 Oct 1897 in New York, & died Aug 1973 in Turin, Lewis, New York, United States of America.

+ 49 ii. EVERETT CRANKER was born 26 JAN 1902 in New York, & died 1965 in Watertown, New York, USA.


Children of ADELBERT CRANKER & BERTHA ANNABELL WOOD are:

50 i. FLOYD EDWARD CRANKER was born 25 Feb 1911 in New York, & died 22 Nov 1992 in Black River, Jefferson, New York, United States of America.

+ 51 ii. CORA A CRANKER was born 29 JUN 1913 in New York, & died 22 SEP 1998.


Generation No. 4

29. ELMER H WOOD (LYDIA JANE CRANKER5, GEORGE WASHINGTON CRANKER4, CHRISTIAN CRANKER3, JOHN CRANKER2, JUDLOW CRANKER1) was born 29 Aug 1888 in Canada, & died June 1966 in Ogdensburg St Lawrence Co NY. He married LULA DAVIS 24 Dec 1913 in Ogdensburg St Lawrence Co NY. She died 8 Jul 1958.

Children of ELMER H WOOD & LULA DAVIS are:

52 i. GRACE WOOD. She married THATCHER CLINE.

53 ii. GEORGIANNA WOOD. She married JOE PELUSO.

54 iii. HAROLD WOOD.

55 iv. SUSIE WOOD. She married GEORGE BENJAMIN.

56 v. RICHARD WOOD.

57 vi. CATHERINE WOOD. She married CHARLES MCCLEAR.

58 vii. FLORENCE R WOOD was born 10 Feb 1917 in Watertown, Jefferson, New York, USA, & died 22 Apr 1990 in Gouverneur, Saint Lawrence, New York, USA. She married WENDELL JEFFERS, son of DAVID M JEFFERS & LILLIAN SCOTT. He was born abt 1908 in , , New York, USA, & died 9 Jul 1960.


30. BERTHA ANNABELL WOOD (LYDIA JANE CRANKER5, GEORGE WASHINGTON CRANKER4, CHRISTIAN CRANKER3, JOHN CRANKER2, JUDLOW CRANKER1) was born abt 1889 in Clayton, Jefferson, NY. She married ADELBERT CRANKER 1908 in Canada, son of JACOB H CRANKER & ELIZA ANN JEFFERS. He was born 1874 in Orleans NY, and died 12 Aug 1949.


Children of BERTHA ANNABELL WOOD & ADELBERT CRANKER are:

50 i. FLOYD EDWARD CRANKER was born 25 Feb 1911 in New York, & died 22 Nov 1992 in Black River, Jefferson, New York, United States of America.

+ 51 ii. CORA A CRANKER was born 29 JUN 1913 in New York, & died 22 Sep 1998





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