Caroline Virginia Crandall

Female18 April 1861–23 May 1936

Brief Life History of Caroline Virginia

When Caroline Virginia Crandall was born on 18 April 1861, in Dearborn, Wayne, Michigan, United States, her father, Norman Crandall, was 37 and her mother, Mary R Carr, was 35. She married Edward A McCarn in 1883. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Michigan, United States in 1870 and Perry, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States for about 30 years. She died on 23 May 1936, in Waterford, Waterford Township, Oakland, Michigan, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Perry, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States.

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Edward A McCarn
Caroline Virginia Crandall
Marriage: 1883
Clayton Edward McCarn
Howard Tracey McCarn
Clifton Perry McCarn
Bernice Mary McCarn
Mildred McCarn
Herbert McCarn

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  • Careline B. Randell in household of Normon Randell, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Clara V. Johnson, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Carrie V Boslough, "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952"

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

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

    1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

    Age 18

    After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 20

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Raghnaill ‘son of Raghnall’, a Gaelic form of the Old Norse personal name Rǫgnvaldr ‘ruler of the gods’, cognate with Reynolds . Compare Grannan .

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

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