Charles Henry Crane

York, Yorkshire, England

The Life of Charles Henry

When Charles Henry Crane was born in 1886, in York, Yorkshire, England, his father, Charles Crane, was 39 and his mother, Annie Oldfield, was 34. He lived in York, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901.

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Charles Crane
Annie Oldfield
Mary Ann Crane
James William Crane
Annie Damaris Crane
Dora Emily Crane
Sarah Ellen Crane
Charles Henry Crane
George Arthur Crane
Alice Eva Crane

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World Events (8)


Age 22

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1915 · Zeppelin Raid

Age 29

During WWI Zeppelin raids took place all over England. The first of the raids happened from June 6-7, 1915, in Hull, East Yorkshire, England. During the attack 24 people were killed 40 injured, and 40 houses destroyed.

Age 32

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

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)

  • Charles H Crane in household of Charles Crane, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Charles H Crane in household of Charles Crane, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Charles Henry Crane, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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