Josiah Crane

about 1732–18 January 1774 (Age 42)
Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Josiah

When Josiah Crane was born about 1732, in Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States, his father, Robert Crane, was 50 and his mother, Phoebe Harris, was 34. He married Hannah Pennington in 1751, in Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 9 daughters. He died on 18 January 1774, at the age of 42, and was buried in Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Josiah Crane
1732–1774
Hannah Pennington
1736–
Marriage: 1751
Sayers Crane
1752–1784
Abigail Crane
1760–
Hannah Crane
1763–
Phebe Crane
1767–
Abigail Crane
1770–
Hannah Crane
1754–1808
Comfort Crane
1755–1797
Phebe Crane
1758–
Hannah Crane
1760–
Abigail Crane
1769–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1751
Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

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Name Meaning

1 English: nickname, most likely for a tall, thin man with long legs, from Middle English cran ‘crane’ (the bird), Old English cran, cron. The term included the heron until the introduction of a separate word for the latter in the 14th century.2 Dutch: variant spelling of Krane .3 English translation of German Krahn or Kranich .

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

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  • Josiah Crane, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Josiah Crane, "Find A Grave Index"

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