Eleazer Crane

1740–1776 (Age 36)
Elizabeth, Essex, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Eleazer

When Eleazer Crane was born in 1740, in Elizabeth, Essex, New Jersey, United States, his father, Benjamin Crane Sr, was 35 and his mother, Esther Woodruff, was 29. He married Susanna Day in 1754, in Elizabeth, Essex, New Jersey, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died in 1776, at the age of 36.

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Family Time Line

Eleazer Crane
1740–1776
Susanna Day
Marriage: 1754
Abner Crane
1755–
Joshua Crane
1760–
David Day Crane
1769–1851

Spouse & Children

  • Male1740–1776Male

  • Susanna Day

    FemaleFemale

MARRIAGE
1754
Elizabeth, Essex, New Jersey, British Colonial America
children

(3)

  • Abner Crane

    Male1755–Male

  • Joshua Crane

    Male1760–Male

  • David Day Crane

    Male1769–1851Male

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (2)

1775

Age 35

"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."
1776

Age 36

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

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