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Browsing: Adams Family Correspondence, Volume 7


This foot note contained in document ADMS-04-07-02-0059
3. William Bond of Kingsbridge, England, and his wife Hannah Cranch, the niece of Richard Cranch and sister of Elizabeth Cranch Elworthy, emigrated to Falmouth (now Portland, Maine). Hannah's younger sister Ebbett died in Falmouth in 1789. By 1796, Bond was established as a watchmaker in Boston (Extract from a Register of the Bond and Cranch Families, 1852, MHi: Cranch-Bond Papers; Boston Directory, 1796; “Richard Cranch and His Family,” NEHGR , 27:41 [Jan. 1873]).