Crandall, Peter a Baptist minister, probably a brother of Joseph Crandal, was born in Rhode Island in 1770. When he was five years of age his father removed to Chester, N.S. He commenced preaching in 1800; travelled extensively and successfully; was pastor at Digby for twenty-nine years, and died April 2, 1838. See Bill, Hist. of Baptists in the Maritime Provinces, page 229.