Sarah Albina Cranson

8 February 1872–2 August 1930 (Age 58)
North Shade Township, Gratiot, Michigan, United States

The Life of Sarah Albina

When Sarah Albina Cranson was born on 8 February 1872, in North Shade Township, Gratiot, Michigan, United States, her father, Samuel F. Cranson, was 46 and her mother, Phila Aldrich, was 38. She married William Jerome Reynolds on 5 March 1890, in Ionia, Ionia, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Lebanon Township, Clinton, Michigan, United States in 1880 and Norvell Township, Jackson, Michigan, United States in 1900. She died on 2 August 1930, in Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Mason, Ingham, Michigan, United States.

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William Jerome Reynolds
Sarah Albina Cranson
Marriage: 5 March 1890
Leila Marie Reynolds

Spouse and Children

5 March 1890
Ionia, Ionia, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Samuel F. Cranson


    Phila Aldrich




    Charles A. Cranson


    Charles S. Cranson


    Stephen Fredrick Cranson



    Bernice H. Cranson


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

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.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 7

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 18

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Perhaps a variant of Cranston .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sarah A Clanston in household of Samuel F Clanston, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Bina Robinson in household of Myron Robinson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bina Robinson in household of M C Robinson, "United States Census, 1920"

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