Rena Gladys Crandall

7 November 1894–8 July 1981 (Age 86)
Petersburg, Petersburgh, Rensselaer, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Rena Gladys

When Rena Gladys Crandall was born on 7 November 1894, in Petersburg, Petersburgh, Rensselaer, New York, United States, her father, Grant Potter Crandall, was 27 and her mother, Martha Ann Church, was 20. She married Washington Myers Pratt on 11 October 1911, in Pownal, Bennington, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Williamstown, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States in 1900 and Pownal, Bennington, Vermont, United States for about 30 years. She died on 8 July 1981, in San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Rialto Park Cemetery, Rialto, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Washington Myers Pratt
Rena Gladys Crandall
Marriage: 11 October 1911
Washington Theodore Pratt
Charles Franklin Pratt
Grant Crandall Pratt

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 October 1911Pownal, Bennington, Vermont, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 2
    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.
    1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake
    Age 12
    A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
    Age 23
    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    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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    Sources (35)

    • Rena Pratt in household of Washington Pratt, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Rena G Crandall in entry for Charles Franklin Pratt and Lily May Lund, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Rena Pratt in household of Washington Pratt, "United States Census, 1940"

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