Spartan Asbury Crane

1893–1954 (Age 60)
Lincoln, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Spartan Asbury

When Spartan Asbury Crane was born on 1 September 1893, in Lincoln, Tennessee, United States, his father, J R Crane, was 25 and his mother, Susan Prisser Prosser, was 26. He married Ellis Myrtle "Alice" King on 8 October 1919, in Lincoln, Tennessee, United States. He lived in Civil District 14, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. He died on 28 May 1954, in Cornersville, Marshall, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Cornersville, Marshall, Tennessee, United States.

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Spartan Asbury Crane
Ellis Myrtle "Alice" King
Marriage: 8 October 1919

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    Ellis Myrtle "Alice" King


8 October 1919
Lincoln, Tennessee, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 17

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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)

  • Spart Crane in household of Riley Crane, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Spart Crane in household of John R Crane, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Spart Asbury Crane, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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