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Errors in Published Genealogies,
The parents of Levi Crannell, Sr. of Ottawa, Carleton County, Ontario, Canada has now been proven to be Henry Crannell and Eliza Crouch of Albany, New York, U.S.A.1.
Also overturned are some of the "facts" as reported in the March-April, 1985 issue of The Humboldt Historian. That article indicates that Levi Crannell "...died in 1927." and that he was of Toronto. The only two Levi Crannells that had connection with Ontario were Levi Crannell, Sr., as noted above, and his son, Levi Wilfred Crannell2. Mr. Crannell, Sr. died at Ottawa on 21 October 19303. Levi Wilfred Crannell died at Ottawa on 7 July 19463.
1 Archives of Ontario; Civil Registration of Marriage, Series: MS932; Reel 23, p. 329, Certificate #001708, 26 January 1876.
2 Archives of Ontario; Civil Registration of Birth, Series: MS929; Reel 1, p. 349, Certificate #019895, 6 May 1870.
3 Beechwood Cemetery Register, Record of Interments. Levi Crannell p. 95, Interment #23587. Levi Wilfred Crannell, p. 241, Interment #31577.