Eunice E. Crandall

Brief Life History of Eunice E.

When Eunice E. Crandall was born in 1826, in South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Saunders Crandall, was 40 and her mother, Mary "Polly" Maxson, was 32. She married Deacon Ransom Tyler Stillman on 23 October 1843. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Edmeston, Otsego, New York, United States for about 5 years and Edmeston, Edmeston, Otsego, New York, United States for about 5 years. She died on 10 August 1870, in Richmond, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 44.

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Family Time Line

Deacon Ransom Tyler Stillman
1820–1899
Eunice E. Crandall
1826–1870
Marriage: 23 October 1843
Elizabeth Stillman
1844–
Charles Stillman
1852–
Eliza Ann Stillman
1854–
Lamont Stillman
1857–1937
Harriet M Stillman
1863–

Sources (7)

  • Eunice Stillman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Eunice Gavitt in entry for Joseph C. Gavitt, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"
  • Eunice Stillman in household of Sanders Crandall, "United States Census, 1870"

World Events (6)

1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

1841 · Dorr Rebellion

The Dorr Rebellion, led by Thomas Wilson Dorr, took place from 1841 until 1842. During the Rebellion, the middle-class residents of Rhode Island attempted to force broader democracy to the state legislation.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Raghnaill ‘son of Raghnall’, a Gaelic form of the Old Norse personal name Rǫgnvaldr ‘ruler of the gods’, cognate with Reynolds . Compare Grannan .

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

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