Person:John Crandall (60)

John C. Crandall
m. 1 Jan 1818
  1. Samuel Park Crandall1818 - 1910
  2. Ezra Crandall1820 -
  3. Anna Crandall1821 - 1855
  4. John C. Crandall1824 -
  5. Almira Crandall1827 -
  6. Rosena Crandall1829 -
  7. William Deloss Crandall1832 - 1920
  8. Charles C. Crandall1834 - 1895
  9. Henry W. Crandall1836 - 1856
  10. Laura M. Crandall1840 -
Facts and Events
Name John C. Crandall
Gender Male
Birth[1] 22 Oct 1824 Friendship, Allegany, New York, United States
Military[2] Civil War
  1. Minard, John Stearns, and Georgia Drew Merrill. Allegany County and its people: a centennial memorial history of Allegany County, New York. (Alfred, N. Y.: W. A. Fergusson & Co., 1896)

    John C. Crandall, fourth son of above children, attended common schools and Alfred Academy, learned the carpenter trade and was engaged in it until 1864 when he enlisted in Co. A, 85th N. Y. Regt., and served until the close of the war. He built the Crandall opera house in 1866, by contract, for James Baxter, and is its present owner. Forming a partnership with Professor James Baxter and A. N. Johnson under firm name of J. Baxter & Co., they established the Allegany Academy of Music. Mr. Johnson retired in 1870, and the school became the Baxter University of Music. The firm published musical books, etc. Mr. Crandall is now a dealer in real estate and musical goods.

  2. His pension index card say his service was unassigned 85th; 1890 veterans census says Co. A. 85th.