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A sketch of the James Crandon Residence as it appeared in the Everts 1874 Trumbull County Atlas.

Crandon House
A sketch of the James Crandon Residence as it appeared in the Everts 1874 Trumbull County Atlas. The residence was located at the bottom of Crandon Hill at the Corner of Robbins Avenue. The image also shows the stone quarry where many childhood memories were made.

Family History
James' Mother, Eliza Mason Crandon (1811-1869) and Father, Elmedorus Crandon (1803-1886).
James Crandon (1833-1918) and siblings: Lucy Crandon Falwell (x-1928), Jemima C. Crandon Adams (1830-1917), Sarah Jane Crandon (1836-1836), Edgar Crandon (1840-1882), Ira Crandon (1844-1911).

James married Orida Susannah Foster (1841-1937) in 1861. They had three children: Ella Lida Crandon Burke, James Crandon, and Estelle Maggie Crandon.


From an early map, the location of the Crandon Residence is highlighted in light red on Crandon and Robbins Avenues.

From an early map, the location of the Crandon Residence is highlighted in light red on Crandon and Robbins Avenues. Farther up Crandon, the stone quarry is also highlighted.

A directory of Niles residents from the 1874 Everts Trumbull County Atlas.

A directory of Niles residents from the 1874 Everts Trumbull County Atlas.


The second Crandon house, located closer to the corner of Robbins Avenue and was built after the original Crandon Residence.

 

The second Crandon house, located closer to the corner of Robbins Avenue and was built after the original Crandon Residence. It was razed and apartments have been built on the lot. There are two homes located on the original lot on Crandon Avenue.

James Crandon, March 3, 1833-October 15, 1918 is buried in Niles Union Cemetery in the Mausoleum: Col 10 Elevation A on the right side in Niles, Ohio.
James Crandon, March 3, 1833-October 15, 1918 is buried in Niles Union Cemetery in the Mausoleum: Col 10 Elevation A on the right side in Niles, Ohio.

Estelle Crandon ( 1878-1956) is also buried in Niles Union Cemetery in the Mausoleum — in Niles, Ohio.

 

 


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