Martha Cook Barrows

31 August 1804–15 January 1892 (Age 87)
Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Martha Cook

When Martha Cook Barrows was born on 31 August 1804, in Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, her father, Gurdon Barrows, was 29 and her mother, Sophia Welch, was 32. She married Harry Crain or Crane on 13 April 1831, in Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 15 January 1892, in Atwoodville, Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Atwoodville Cemetery, Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harry Crain or Crane
1799–1873
Martha Cook Barrows
1804–1892
Marriage: 13 April 1831
Sophronia Martha Crane
1831–1903
Caroline Martha Crane
1833–1895
Charles B Craine
1835–1838
Isaac Truman Crane
1836–1898
Sarah S Craine
1837–1838
Cornelia S Craine
1840–1856
William Henry Crane
1841–1914
Charles T Crane
1843–1920
George A Crane
1849–1901

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 April 1831
Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States
children

(9)

    Sophronia Martha Crane

    Female1831–1903Female

    Caroline Martha Crane

    Female1833–1895Female

    Charles B Craine

    Male1835–1838Male

    Isaac Truman Crane

    Male1836–1898Male

    Sarah S Craine

    Female1837–1838Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 4

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 8

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1829 · Farmington Canal Opened

Age 25

Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a grove ( see Barrow 1) or an ancient burial mound ( see Barrow 2).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Martha L Crain in household of Harry Crain, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Martha Crane in household of Harry Crane, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Martha C Crane in household of Charles T Crane, "United States Census, 1880"

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