Cranford Ancestry

  James Cranford
b. 1705 Maryland
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Source: Ancestors of Myrtle Ann Morgan, http://www.speightfamily.net/data/data/f_114d.htm#7 and pages thereof, which is reportedly based on posts at nc-stanly@rootsweb.com by Cathy Cranford who maintains Cathy Cranford's Genealogy Site.
Also a significant source verifying this information is DNA confirmation of the information on this page.

(click names to see the Speight Family Research entry)

DNA Confirmation

Research verified February 22, 2017! On GEDmatch.com, I found a DNA connection to Jason Cranford. I sent the results and some information to his wife Leslie Wright Cranford. Through our correspondence, we found that I am Jason's 5th cousin, once removed, and that the DNA match and Jason and Leslie's records further confirm the ancestry on this page. Here are our respective lines, starting with most recent generation first:

Me: James "Jamie" Arthur Johnson, son of
William "Bill" Herman Johnson, son of
Gertrude Leona (Hill) Johnson, daughter of
Mary Addie (Cranford) Hill, daughter of
Wenborn Cranford, son of
James Cranford, son of
John "Jackie" Cranford, son of
Leonard Cranford, son of
Jonas Cranford, son of
James Cranford as shown to the left.
Jason Cranford (Leslie's husband), son of
Steven Cranford, son of
Robert Cranford, son of
Cicero Cranford, son of
Lovelace Cranford, son of
Marvel Cranford, son of
Leonard Cranford, son of
Jonas Cranford, son of
James Cranford as shown to the left.
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    Jonas Cranford
b. 1720, Frederick Co., Maryland
d. 1768, Fredreick Co., Maryland
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      Leonard Cranford
b. 1745 Calvert Co, MD
d. 13 APR 1830 Eldorado Twp, Montgomery Co, NC
m. 1764, Montgomery Co., NC Mary Hopkins
b. 1749 MD
d. ABT 1850 Eldorado Twp, Montgomery Co, NC
Mary was his second wife after Milly Sanders b. 1750, whose son was Leonard.                        
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    John's first wife was Winnie Griffin b. 1780 John "Jackie" Cranford
b. 1775 Montgomery Co, NC
d. 1840 Randolph Co, NC
m. 1800 Montgomery Co, NC Lydia Cranford
b. 1778 NC
d. 1840 Randolph Co, NC
Lydia's maiden name has been reported to be Cranford according to
http://listsearches.rootsweb.com/th/read/CRANFORD/2002-01/1012532322.
     
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descendants through son James Cranford and his wife Ruth Riley
         
Developed in June 2016