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John Crackstone

John Crackstone was born in 1575 in Colchester, Essex (possibly). He was approximately 45 years old when he sailed on the Mayflower.

John Crackstone was the head of his group, 'the Crackstone group'. They were members of the Leiden Congregation from Holland. He was a Separatist. He was a signer of the Mayflower Compact.

The Leiden Congregation

Group's entry in Bradford's Journal

John Crackstone

Other people in this group: (Click one for more info)

The Voyage

The Mayflower Compact

John Crackstone was married. He brought only his son with him. John was the father of at least one child.

  1. John Crackstone

He died within the first year of arrival, in or abt. 1621.

The First Winter