Simeon Crandall

Brief Life History of Simeon

When Simeon Crandall was born on 27 February 1797, in New Paltz, New Paltz, Ulster, New York, United States, his father, John Crandall, was 26 and his mother, Magdalene Woods, was 33. He married Sarah Whitney on 15 February 1816, in Benton, Yates, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and California, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1812. He died on 23 April 1872, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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Simeon Crandall
Sarah Whitney
Marriage: 15 February 1816
Roswell Crandell
Valentine Crandall
John A Crandall
Mary Jane Crandall
Charles Crandell
Ruth Crandall
Nancy Crandell
Simeon Crandell

Sources (16)

  • Simon Crandall, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Simeon Crandall, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Simeon Crandall, "United States War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815"

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.

1819 · Panic! of 1819

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. 

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Raghnaill ‘son of Raghnall’, a Gaelic form of the Old Norse personal name Rǫgnvaldr ‘ruler of the gods’, cognate with Reynolds . Compare Grannan .

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

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Pioneer Ancestors of Libbie Elizabeth Manwill Brindley--who came to Utah across the Plaines between 1847-1868

----Milo Andrus Company: 1850---- Departure: 3 June 1850 Arrival: 30 August 1850 206 individuals and 51 wagons were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Kanesville, Io …

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