Sarah Crane

28 March 1800–13 February 1885 (Age 84)
Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Crane was born on 28 March 1800, in Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Amariah Crane Sr, was 40 and her mother, Tryphena Coburn, was 38. She married Gilbert Sly about 1822, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Erie, New York, United States in 1860 and Evans, Erie, New York, United States in 1865. She died on 13 February 1885, in Richfield, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Excelsior, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gilbert Sly
1798–1887
Sarah Crane
1800–1885
Marriage: about 1822
Mary S. E. Sly
1824–1881
Paulina Sly
1840–1881
Edwin Sly
1827–1833
Fidelia Sly
1828–1881
Elisha Sly
1828–1918
Martha P Sly
1834–1881
Gilbert E Sly
1835–1910
George Sly
1836–1881
Nathaniel Sly
1838–1881
William H. Sly
1841–1881
Charles C. Sly
1843–1863
Emily A Sly
1846–1881

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1822
New York, United States
children

(12)

    Mary S. E. Sly

    Female1824–1881Female

    Edwin Sly

    Male1827–1833Male

    Fidelia Sly

    Female1828–1881Female

    Elisha Sly

    Male1828–1918Male

    Martha P Sly

    Female1834–1881Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 3

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 25

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Sly in household of Gilbert Sly, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Sly in household of Gilbert Sly, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah Sly in household of Gilbert Sly, "New York State Census, 1865"

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