Cleo Cranney

13 October 1890–30 September 2002 (Age 111)
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of Cleo

When Cleo Cranney was born on 13 October 1890, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, her father, Willard Duane Cranney I, was 42 and her mother, Harriet "Hattie" Woolf, was 28. She married Ira Parnell Hinckley on 3 September 1919, in Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Pine Point, Becker, Minnesota, United States in 1930 and Salt Lake City Ward 6, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 30 September 2002, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 111, and was buried in Elysian Burial Gardens, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

Photos & Memories (27)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Ira Parnell Hinckley
1889–1984
Cleo Cranney
1890–2002
Marriage: 3 September 1919
Harriet Hinckley
1920–2002
Josephine Hinckley
1922–2021
Parnell King Hinckley
1923–2000
Cleo Nell Hinckley
1926–2013
David Narwyn Hinckley
1928–1965

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 September 1919
Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 1

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 29

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Craney .

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

Possible Related Names

Story Highlight

Cleo Hinckley, Utah's oldest resident, dies at 111

Published: Tuesday, Oct. 1 2002 1:45 p.m. MDT Cleo Cranney Hinckley, 111, Utah's oldest resident, died Monday, Sept. 30, 2002, in Salt Lake City, just 13 days shy of her 112th birthday. She was …

Sources (3)

  • Cleo Hinckley in household of Ira Parnell Hinckley, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Cleo Cranney Hinckley in household of Parnell Hinckley, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Cleo Cranney Hinckley in household of Parnell Hinckley, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.