Susan Crane

Child Okeford, Dorset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Susan

When Susan Crane was born in 1840, in Child Okeford, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Crane, was 29 and her mother, Mary Ann Stone Belben, was 38.

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John Crane
Mary Ann Stone Belben
Catharine Crane
Sammuel Crane
Emmanuel Crane
Charles Crane
Susan Crane

Parents and Siblings

    John Crane


    Mary Ann Stone Belben




World Events (8)


Age 3

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 14

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 40

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

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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Sources (3)

  • Susan Crane in household of John Crane, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Susan Crane in household of John Crane, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Susan Crane, "England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-1936"

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