Spicer Wells Crandall

Brief Life History of Spicer Wells

When Spicer Wells Crandall was born on 31 December 1822, in York, Livingston, New York, United States, his father, David Crandall, was 31 and his mother, Margaret Ann McBride, was 28. He married Sarah Susannah Gill on 15 October 1843, in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He registered for military service in 1857. He died on 14 May 1879, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Springville City Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Spicer Wells Crandall
Mary Branagan
Marriage: 2 March 1857
Daniel Crandall
David Adolphus Crandall
Laura Emeline Crandall
Anabella C Crandall
Julia Ann Crandall
Ida Lovina Crandall
Avis Mary Crandall
Eliza Arletta Crandall

Sources (47)

  • Spicer Crandell, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Spicer Crandall, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"
  • Spicer Wells Crandall, "Find A Grave Index"

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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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