Susan Crane

1840–
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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Family Time Line

John Crane
1811–1886
Mary Ann Stone Belben
1802–1890
Catharine Crane
1835–
Sammuel Crane
1836–
Emmanuel Crane
1836–
Charles Crane
1837–1903
Susan Crane
1840–

Parents and Siblings

    John Crane

    Male1811–1886Male

    Mary Ann Stone Belben

    Female1802–1890Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1843

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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