Biography of Henry A. Creham
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Crehan, Henry A., was born in East Greenbush, May 1, 1838, and is a son of Charles A. and Delila (Chandler) Creban, he a native of Canada and she of Massachusetts. Mrs. Crehan was a sister of Zach Chandler. Charles A , the grandfather of Mr. Crehan, came from France to Canada as interpreter; he came to Troy and finally settled on a farm now owned by Mr. Crehan; he was a miller by trade and ran a mill in East Greenbush; he died on the farm in November, 1870, and Mrs. Crehan died in February, 1871. In 1854 Mr. Crehan married Sarah, daughter of Leonard and Maria Rysdorph. Mr. Rysdorph died in 1894, and Mrs. Rysdorph now resides with Mrs. Crehan. To Mr. and Mrs. Crehan were born five children: Amelia, wife of John Karnes; Alice, wife of Nelson Vaughn, a dealer in horses; Ellen and Minnie, at home; and Leonard, a milkman. Mr. Crehan ran a dairy business of about thirty five cows.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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