Betsy Crane

29 September 1795–after 1850 (Age 54)
Cobleskill, Cobleskill, Schoharie, New York, United States

The Life of Betsy

When Betsy Crane was born on 29 September 1795, in Cobleskill, Cobleskill, Schoharie, New York, United States, her father, Ashbil Crane, was 29 and her mother, Ruth Crane, was 25. She married Archatect Langdon about 1815, in United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Eaton, Lorain, Ohio, United States in 1880. She died after 1850, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

Archatect Langdon
Betsy Crane
Marriage: about 1815
Alanson Langdon
Charles Langdon
John Langdon
Maria Langdon
Norman Forrester Langdon

Spouse and Children

about 1815
United States


    Alanson Langdon


    Charles Langdon


    John Langdon


    Maria Langdon


    Norman Forrester Langdon


Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 2

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Age 8

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
1810 · Change of capital city

Age 15

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.

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 (1)

  • Ruby Gardner in household of Lanson Langdon, "United States Census, 1880"

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