Amos Alonzo Crandall

19 June 1866–21 December 1929 (Age 63)
Wentworth, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Amos Alonzo

When Amos Alonzo Crandall was born on 19 June 1866, in Wentworth, Ontario, Canada, his father, Alonzo H Crandall, was 26 and his mother, Diane Jane Almas, was 19. He married Mary Ann Allan on 28 September 1897, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Brant, Ontario, Canada in 1901 and Wellington, Ontario, Canada in 1911. He died on 21 December 1929, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Amos Alonzo Crandall
Mary Ann Allan
Marriage: 28 September 1897
George Henry Crandall
Edna May Crandall
Frank A Crandall
Amos Archie Crandall
Grace Margarete CRANDALL

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28 September 1897
Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada


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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1867 · Gas Street Lamps Installed

Age 1

The Los Angeles Gas Company installed 43 gas street lamps on Main Street. A lamplighter rode on horseback at dusk to light the streetlights. By 1873, 136 gas lamps had been installed in Los Angeles. 
1883 · Mining Boom

Age 17

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Raonuill ‘son of Raonull’ ( see Ronald ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Amos Crandell, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Amos A Crandle in household of Alonzo Crandle, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Amos A Crandall in entry for George Henery Crandall and Ellen Henrietta Allen, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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