Mary Ella Crane

Brief Life History of Mary Ella

When Mary Ella Crane was born in 1859, in Keene, Keene, Essex, New York, United States, her father, Caleb Ingalls Crane, was 27 and her mother, Lovina Hale, was 7. She lived in Essex, New York, United States in 1860 and New York, United States in 1870.

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Caleb Ingalls Crane
Lovina Hale
Mary Ella Crane
Carrie M Crane
Georgiana Crane

Sources (6)

  • Ella Crann in household of Caleb Crann, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ella M Crane in household of Caleb I Crane, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ella M Crane in household of Caleb I Crane, "United States Census, 1910"

World Events (8)


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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.

Name Meaning

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.

Manx: see Craine .

Dutch: variant of Krane ‘crane’.

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

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