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John Ranney (1662 - 1717)

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John Ranney
Born in Upper Houses, Hartford, Connecticutmap
Husband of — married in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticutmap
Died in Middletown, Middlesex, CTmap
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Biography

John Ranney was born November 14, 1662 at Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut.[1][2]His parents were Thomas Ranney and his wife Mary (Hubbard) Ranney.[1][2]

On December 28, 1693 he married Hannah Turner.[2]Hannah was born March 4, 1678-9 to parents Edward Turner and Mary (Sandford) Turner. Edward Turner, in his will, named his daughter Hannah "now the wife of John Ranney."[2]Hannah's father died April 4, 1717, age 84.[2]

John and Hannah Ranney were admitted into full communion in the Middletown church on June 2, 1695.[2]Previously they had been members of the North Society Church which had been organized January 5, 1714-15.[2]

His home place was just north of his brother Thomas,[2]but in 1717 he sold it and moved to East Middletown[2]where they were original members of the Third Society Church which was organized in 1721.[2]

Children of John and Hannah Ranney[2]
  1. Marce was born December 28, 1695, Upper Houses. On July 19, 1722 at East Middletown, she married John Hall. John was born August 19, 1699 at Upper Houses, the son of Deacon Samuel Hall and his wife Sarah Hinsdale. Marce died October 1, 1762. John died February 3, 1767.
  2. Hannah was born June 1, 1699 and died November 26, 1699.
  3. John was born September 12, 1700 and died September 20, 1700
  4. John (2nd) was born October 1, 1703
  5. Richard was born February 18, 1705
  6. Deborah was born August 24, 1708
  7. Jeremiah was born January 25, 1713 and died February 16, 1713.
  8. Samuel was born August 12, 1715. He married Ann Miller who was born December 7, 1701, the daughter of John Miller and Marcy Bevins. He served in French-Indian War died August 21, 1758.

The dates of the deaths of John Ranney and his wife Hannah are unknown.[2]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F746-YRZ : accessed 14 April 2016), John Ranney, 14 Nov 1662; citing ; FHL microfilm unknown. Parents Thomas Ranney & Mary Ranney
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 Adams, Charles Collard. "Middletown Upper Houses, A History of the North Society of Middletown, Connecticut, From 1630 to 1800, With Genealogical and Biographical Chapters on Early Families and a Full Genealogy of the Ranney Family."(The Grafton Press, Genealogical Publishers, New York) 1908. p. 150, 154, 155
  • Adams, Charles Collard. "Middletown Upper Houses, A History of the North Society of Middletown, Connecticut, From 1630 to 1800, With Genealogical and Biographical Chapters on Early Families and a Full Genealogy of the Ranney Family."(The Grafton Press, Genealogical Publishers, New York) 1908. p. 150, 154, 155.see at archive.org


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On June 27, 2016 at 11:23GMT Whitney Rapp wrote:

Ranney-15 possibly the same, or a brother with same first name



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