David Crane

Brief Life History of David

When David Crane was born in 1693, in Newark Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States, his father, Jasper Crane Jr., was 42 and his mother, Johannah Swaine, was 42. He married Mary Brown about 1714, in Essex, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He registered for military service in 1700. He died on 16 May 1750, in his hometown, at the age of 57, and was buried in Newark Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Crane
1693–1750
Mary Brown
1696–1769
Marriage: about 1714
Jedediah Crane
1717–1785
Joseph Crane
1717–
Abigail Crane
1723–
David Crane Jr
1721–1794
Dorcas Crane
1723–
Martha Crane
1725–1795
Phebe Crane
1725–
Mary Crane
1727–
Mary Crane
1730–1798
Sarah Crane
1734–1779

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  • Lieut David Crane, "Find A Grave Index"

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Name Meaning

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.

Manx: see Craine .

Dutch: variant of Krane ‘crane’.

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

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