James Crane

1809–1882 (Age 73)
New Jersey, United States

The Life of James

When James Crane was born in 1809, in New Jersey, United States, his father, Israel Crane, was 35 and his mother, Frances Pierson, was 36. He married Phebe Harrison Crane on 2 November 1842, in Essex, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Bloomfield, Essex, New Jersey, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1882, in Montclair Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Rosedale Cemetery, Orange, Essex, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Crane
1809–1882
Phebe Harrison Crane
1822–1901
Marriage: 2 November 1842
James B Crane
1845–1880
Rebecca H Crane
1846–1907
Rev. Charles Dodd Crane Sr.
1849–1943
Phebe Nutman Crane
1850–1917
Frances Pierson Crane
1853–1943
Erwin J Crane
1858–1869
Rose Vincent Crane
1871–1954

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 November 1842
Essex, New Jersey, United States
children

(7)

    James B Crane

    Male1845–1880Male

    Rebecca H Crane

    Female1846–1907Female

    Rev. Charles Dodd Crane Sr.

    Male1849–1943Male

    Phebe Nutman Crane

    Female1850–1917Female

    Frances Pierson Crane

    Female1853–1943Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Mary Crane

    Female1798–1805Female

    Elizabeth Crane

    Female1800–Female

    Mathias Crane

    Male1802–1882Male

    Female1804–1863Female

    Mary Crane

    Female1807–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1812

Age 3

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1820

Age 11

On January 28, 1820, the New Jersey Legislature incorporated the City of Jersey from parts of the Bergen Township. The city would be reincorporated two more times (January 23, 1829 and February 22, 1838) before receiving its official name. Jersey City became part of the new Hudson County in February of 1840.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 21

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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)

  • James Crane, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James Crane, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James Crane, "United States Census, 1860"

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