Alfred Clayton Ranney

21 September 1858–1911 (Age 52)
Summerhill, Cayuga, New York, United States

The Life of Alfred Clayton

When Alfred Clayton Ranney was born on 21 September 1858, in Summerhill, Cayuga, New York, United States, his father, Addison William Ranney, was 22 and his mother, Harriet A. Freelove, was 20. He married Helen Tryphena Clark on 31 March 1884, in Groton, Groton, Tompkins, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in New York, United States in 1870 and Summer Hill, Summerhill, Cayuga, New York, United States for about 30 years. He died in 1911, in Groton City, Groton, Tompkins, New York, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Groton City, Groton, Tompkins, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Clayton Ranney
Helen Tryphena Clark
Marriage: 31 March 1884
Grace Virginia Ranney
Arthur Clark Ranney
Frank Addison Ranney
Mary Ethel Ranney

Spouse and Children

31 March 1884
Groton, Groton, Tompkins, New York, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Addison William Ranney


    Harriet A. Freelove




    Ambros Johnson



    Ira Clinton Ranney


    Charles Sumner Ranney


    Hattie E Ranney


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World Events (8)


Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 5

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 17

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.

Name Meaning

Variant of Scottish and northern Irish Rainey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alfred Raney in household of Addison Raney, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Alfred C Raney, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Alfred Ranney in household of Addison Ranney, "United States Census, 1870"

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