Sarah Humphrey Crane

23 February 1815–22 October 1882 (Age 67)
Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Humphrey

When Sarah Humphrey Crane was born on 23 February 1815, in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, her father, John Crane, was 34 and her mother, Sarah Cain, was 27. She married George Damon on 21 October 1838, in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Hanover, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States for about 30 years. She died on 22 October 1882, in Hanover, Hanover, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Hanover, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

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George Damon
Sarah Humphrey Crane
Marriage: 21 October 1838
Sarah Maria Damon
George F. Damon
Lydia Ann Damon
Daniel W. Damon
John C. Damon

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  • Marriage
    21 October 1838Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 4
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 5
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 21
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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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    Sources (24)

    • / in entry for Damon, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
    • Sarah H Damon in household of George Damon, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Sarah in entry for Sanuel F. Buffum and Sarah Maria Daman, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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