Ella Laura Craine

Brief Life History of Ella Laura

When Ella Laura Craine was born on 12 May 1874, in Bremer, Bremer, Iowa, United States, her father, John Mylcharane Craine, was 36 and her mother, Susannah M Jackson, was 33. She lived in Sumner, Bremer, Iowa, United States in 1880 and Sumner Township, Bremer, Iowa, United States in 1900. She died on 1 October 1957, in Bremer, Bremer, Iowa, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Fredericksburg Township, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States.

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John Mylcharane Craine
Susannah M Jackson
Emma Minnie Craine
Abigail "Abbie" Craine
Lawrence Kirkpatrick Craine
Ella Laura Craine
Susan Craine

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  • Ellen L Craine in household of John Craine, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Ella Craine - Published information: birth-name: Ella Craine
  • Headstone image of Ella Craine from billiongraves.com

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1884 · There is now a Capital Building

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Manx: shortened form of Gaelic Mac (Giolla) Ciaráin ‘son of (the devotee of) Ciarán’, a personal name based on a diminutive of Gaelic ciar, Manx keeir ‘black’. The place Ballacraine on the Isle of Man means ‘Craine's farm’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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