Sarah Cranford

from 1839 to 1840–
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Cranford was born from 1839 to 1840, in Tennessee, United States, her father, George S Cranford, was 22 and her mother, Elizabeth "Eliza" J Cranford, was 18. She lived in Arkansas, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

George S Cranford
1818–
Elizabeth "Eliza" J Cranford
1822–1884
Sarah Cranford
1839–
John Cranford
1846–
Caroline Cranford
1847–
George Clinton Cranford
1855–1934
Elizabeth Frances "Elisa" Cranford
1860–1911
James Cranford
1863–
Sarah Cranford
1864–
John H. Cranford
1866–1901
Anna Cranford
1878–
Dorah Belle Cranford
1879–1948
James Cranford
1879–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

Age 7

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1863

Age 24

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places, for example in the county of Middlesex (now part of Greater London) and Northamptonshire (Cranford St. Andrew and Cranford St. John), named with Old English cran ‘crane’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

Sources (1)

  • Sarah Crawford in household of George Crawford, "United States Census, 1870"

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