Dorothy Alice Crane

22 February 1916–27 September 1987 (Age 71)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Dorothy Alice

When Dorothy Alice Crane was born on 22 February 1916, in Illinois, United States, her father, Harry Victor Crane, was 47 and her mother, Myrtle Lindley Provance, was 33. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Arthur Lenart Lindahl. She lived in Goodfarm Township, Grundy, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Mazon, Mazon Township, Grundy, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 27 September 1987, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 71.

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Arthur Lenart Lindahl
Dorothy Alice Crane
Donald A. Lindahl
Nancy Elaine Lindahl

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    Myrtle Lindley Provance




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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 9

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 19

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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)

  • Dorothy Crane in household of Harry Crane, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dorothy A Crane in household of Harry ? Crane, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dorothy A Lindahl in household of Arthur L Lindahl, "United States Census, 1940"

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