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Elam moved to Hopewell in 1791 and settled in the Northwest part of town, upon a farm since known as the Archer place. Mr. Crane was a self-educated and well-cultured man for his time., and followed the avocations of both farmer and school teacher. He taught the first school in th town of Farmington. He was twice married : first to a Miss [Anna] Bishop by whom he had three children, including John born in 1792. Afterwards to Grace Clark with whom he had nine more children. 
↑ HISTORY OF ONTARIO COUNTY; compiled by Lewis Cass Aldrich; edited by George S. Conover; 1893