Sarah Lauretta Wells

9 June 1888–22 February 1970 (Age 81)
Basin, Cassia, Idaho, United States

The Life of Sarah Lauretta

When Sarah Lauretta Wells was born on 9 June 1888, in Basin, Cassia, Idaho, United States, her father, Hiram Joseph Wells, was 31 and her mother, Olive Elizabeth Hale, was 29. She married John Thomas Craner on 9 May 1907, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Burley Election Precinct 1, Cassia, Idaho, United States in 1940 and World in 1955. She died on 22 February 1970, in Burley, Cassia, Idaho, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Gem Memorial Gardens, Burley, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Thomas Craner
1887–1965
Sarah Lauretta Wells
1888–1970
Marriage: 9 May 1907
Sarah LuEmma Craner
1908–1968
Zina May Craner
1910–1982
Vernon John Craner
1913–1998
Myrtle Olive Craner
1915–2002
Ernest Calvin "Ernie" Craner
1917–1997
Beth Marie Craner
1919–2007
Rada Laura Craner
1922–2015
Kathryn Craner
1924–2009
Max Wells Craner
1928–2019

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 May 1907
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed.

Age 6

The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed. - A precursor society to FamilySearch, the GSU was organized on November 13,1894, in the Church Historian's Office of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 22

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of several places named with the plural of Old English well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’, or a topopgraphical name from this word (in its plural form), for example Wells in Somerset or Wellsnext-the-Sea in Norfolk.2 Translation of French Dupuis or any of its variants.

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

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Story Highlight

Sharing time with Grandma and Grandpa Craner by Gay Bingham Thompson

My grandparent's home was where I arrived at birth and so welcomed by my parents, Myrtle Craner Bingham and Spencer Bingham and grandparents John and Lauretta Craner (a blessing). At three years of a …

Sources (3)

  • Lauretta Wells C in household of John Thomas Craner, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Sarah Laurretta Wells Craner in household of John Thomas Craner, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Sarah Lauretta Wells Cramer in household of John Thomas Cramer, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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