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Hon. Alexander Dallas Crane

Hon. Alexander Dallas Crane

Male 1809 - 1893  (83 years)

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  • Name Alexander Dallas Crane  [1, 2, 3
    Prefix Hon. 
    Born 5 Oct 1809  Mentz, Cayuga, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1810  Mentz, Cayuga, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census Abt 6 Aug 1810  Mentz, Cayuga, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1827-1830  Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan Terr., USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 1827-1830  Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan Terr., USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence Abt 1830  Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan Terr., USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Educated 1832  Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan Terr., USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Occupation 1830-1832  Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan Terr., USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Occupation Aft 1832  Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan Terr., USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Occupation Bef 1842  Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Occupation 1842-1843  Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Occupation Aft 1843  Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Occupation 1849-1853  Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Military Service 1832-1861  , , Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Occupation 1854-1865  Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    Occupation Bef 1873  Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [20
    Occupation 1873-1876  Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [21, 22
    Occupation Aft 1876  Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [23
    Occupation Abt 1877  Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [24
    Died 1893  [25
    Person ID I5933  Quigley Doyle Family Tree
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2016 

    Father Stephen Crane
              b. 1 Jun 1781, Hanover, Morris, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 19 Jun 1813, Mentz, Cayuga, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Relationship biological 
    Mother Keturah Topping
              b. 2 Jul 1786, Hanover, Morris, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 5 Mar 1824, Montezuma, Cayuga, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Relationship biological 
    Married 5 Apr 1804  [26, 27
    Children 4 children 
    Family ID F670  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Nancy Smith
              b. 9 Jun 1807, Meadville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 13 Sep 1842  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 6 Feb 1830  Redford Twp., Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [28
    Children 6 children 
    Last Modified 16 Nov 2016 
    Family ID F2161  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Julia Ann Heller
              b. , , , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 21 Jun 1862, Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 11 May 1843  Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [29
    Last Modified 16 Nov 2016 
    Family ID F2162  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Helen L. Palmer
              b. 16 Apr 1823, Queensbury, Warren, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 8 Feb 1863  [30
    Children 3 children 
    Last Modified 16 Nov 2016 
    Family ID F2163  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Oct 1809 - Mentz, Cayuga, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1810 - Mentz, Cayuga, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1810 US - Abt 6 Aug 1810 - Mentz, Cayuga, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - blacksmith - 1827-1830 - Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan Terr., USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1827-1830 - Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan Terr., USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Abt 1830 - Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan Terr., USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Feb 1830 - Redford Twp., Wayne, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducated - began the study of law - 1832 - Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan Terr., USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - blacksmith - 1830-1832 - Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan Terr., USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - James M. Crane - 1 Jul 1832 - Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan Terr., USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - elected constable & deputy sheriff - Aft 1832 - Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan Terr., USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Helen M. Crane - 31 May 1834 - Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan Terr., USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Nancy Loisa Crane - 31 May 1836 - Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan Terr., USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Joanna Crane - 8 Nov 1837 - Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Henry Clay Crane - 9 Dec 1838 - Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Josephine Crane - 27 Jan 1841 - Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - collector of taxes - Bef 1842 - Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - merchant - 1842-1843 - Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 May 1843 - Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - lawyer - Aft 1843 - Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - postmaster - 1849-1853 - Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - - Michigan State Militia & Michigan Infantry - 1832-1861 - , , Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Charles Fox Crane - 28 Dec 1863 - Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - prosecuting attorney, Washtenaw County - 1854-1865 - Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - George D. Crane - 28 Dec 1865 - Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Stephen Crane - 28 Dec 1865 - Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - circuit court judge - Bef 1873 - Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Judge of the 4th Judicial District - 1873-1876 - Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - copartner with A. J. Sawyer - Aft 1876 - Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - lawyer & insurance agent - Abt 1877 - Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
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      Name Hon. Alexander Dallas Crane.

    2. [S5054] Family Group Sheet - Keturah Topping; 1786-1824 [4191], Stuen58., (Ancestry. ancestry.com), 4191., Ancestry

       (ancestry.com : accessed Nov 16, 2016).
      Name Alexander Dallas Crane.

    3. [S5060] Feather River Bulletin, CA, Quincy; May 10, 1884 - Obituary for Mrs. Betsy Crane Fox [4196], California. Quincy., 4196., "Obituary - Mrs. Betsy Crane Fox," May 10, 1884, p. 3; digital images, Newspapers.com (newspapers.com : accessed Nov 20, 2016), Originally published in the Oakland Tribune; Apr 30, 1884.
      Name Hon. A. D. Crane.

    4. [S5050] Genealogy of the Crane Family; 1900 - Stephen Crane Family [4188], Ellery Bicknell, (ancestry.com: n.d.), 4188., 330-331, Stephen Crane Family. accessed Nov 16, 2016.
      Born Oct 5, 1809; Mentz or Montezuma, NY.

    5. [S5054] Family Group Sheet - Keturah Topping; 1786-1824 [4191], Stuen58., (Ancestry. ancestry.com), 4191., Ancestry

       (ancestry.com : accessed Nov 16, 2016).
      Born 1809.

    6. [S5053] 1810 US Census, NY, Cayuga Co., Mentz - Crane Families [4189], New York, Cayuga, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2010), 4189., M252, roll 32, Mentz, p. 1171, Stephen Crane Family, accessed Nov 16, 2016.
      Residence Mentz, Cayuga Co., NY.

    7. [S5053] 1810 US Census, NY, Cayuga Co., Mentz - Crane Families [4189], New York, Cayuga, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2010), 4189., M252, roll 32, Mentz, p. 1171, Stephen Crane Family, accessed Nov 16, 2016.
      Abt Aug 6, 1810.
      1 male <10 [Alexander]
      1 male 26-45 [Stephen]
      2 females <10 [Joanna, Elizabeth]
      1 female 16-25 [Keturah]

    8. [S5050] Genealogy of the Crane Family; 1900 - Stephen Crane Family [4188], Ellery Bicknell, (ancestry.com: n.d.), 4188., 330-331, Stephen Crane Family. accessed Nov 16, 2016.
      Occupation blacksmith.

    9. [S5050] Genealogy of the Crane Family; 1900 - Stephen Crane Family [4188], Ellery Bicknell, (ancestry.com: n.d.), 4188., 330-331, Stephen Crane Family. accessed Nov 16, 2016.
      Moved to Ann Arbor, MI, in 1827, arriving there on Nov 24.

    10. [S5050] Genealogy of the Crane Family; 1900 - Stephen Crane Family [4188], Ellery Bicknell, (ancestry.com: n.d.), 4188., 330-331, Stephen Crane Family. accessed Nov 16, 2016.
      Moved to Dexter, MI, 3 yrs after arriving in Michigan.

    11. [S5050] Genealogy of the Crane Family; 1900 - Stephen Crane Family [4188], Ellery Bicknell, (ancestry.com: n.d.), 4188., 330-331, Stephen Crane Family. accessed Nov 16, 2016.
      Began the study of law in 1832.

    12. [S5050] Genealogy of the Crane Family; 1900 - Stephen Crane Family [4188], Ellery Bicknell, (ancestry.com: n.d.), 4188., 330-331, Stephen Crane Family. accessed Nov 16, 2016.
      Worked as a blacksmith until 1832 in Dexter, MI.

    13. [S5050] Genealogy of the Crane Family; 1900 - Stephen Crane Family [4188], Ellery Bicknell, (ancestry.com: n.d.), 4188., 330-331, Stephen Crane Family. accessed Nov 16, 2016.
      Soon after 1832, he was elected constable & subsequently deputy sheriff.

    14. [S5050] Genealogy of the Crane Family; 1900 - Stephen Crane Family [4188], Ellery Bicknell, (ancestry.com: n.d.), 4188., 330-331, Stephen Crane Family. accessed Nov 16, 2016.
      He was elected collector of taxes for 10 yrs.

    15. [S5050] Genealogy of the Crane Family; 1900 - Stephen Crane Family [4188], Ellery Bicknell, (ancestry.com: n.d.), 4188., 330-331, Stephen Crane Family. accessed Nov 16, 2016.
      Tried merchandising for 1-1/2 yrs until 1843.

    16. [S5050] Genealogy of the Crane Family; 1900 - Stephen Crane Family [4188], Ellery Bicknell, (ancestry.com: n.d.), 4188., 330-331, Stephen Crane Family. accessed Nov 16, 2016.
      Admitted to the bar in 1843 and then learned to practice in the legal profession.

    17. [S5050] Genealogy of the Crane Family; 1900 - Stephen Crane Family [4188], Ellery Bicknell, (ancestry.com: n.d.), 4188., 330-331, Stephen Crane Family. accessed Nov 16, 2016.
      Appointed postmaster of Dexter, MI, in 1849; resigned in 1853.

    18. [S5050] Genealogy of the Crane Family; 1900 - Stephen Crane Family [4188], Ellery Bicknell, (ancestry.com: n.d.), 4188., 330-331, Stephen Crane Family. accessed Nov 16, 2016.
      He served in the military:
      Mar 30, 1832 - Appointed Col., 7th Regt., 4th Bgd., 2nd Div, Michigan State Militia
      Apr 29, 1842 - Appointed Brig. Gen./Maj. Gen., 2nd Div, Michigan State Militia
      May 29, 1861 - Cpt. Co. K, 4th Regt., Michigan Infantry, US Army.

    19. [S5050] Genealogy of the Crane Family; 1900 - Stephen Crane Family [4188], Ellery Bicknell, (ancestry.com: n.d.), 4188., 330-331, Stephen Crane Family. accessed Nov 16, 2016.
      Was the prosecuting attorney for Washtenaw County, MI, from 1854-1865.

    20. [S5050] Genealogy of the Crane Family; 1900 - Stephen Crane Family [4188], Ellery Bicknell, (ancestry.com: n.d.), 4188., 330-331, Stephen Crane Family. accessed Nov 16, 2016.
      Four times in succession, he was called upon to preside over the circuit court as its judge.

    21. [S5050] Genealogy of the Crane Family; 1900 - Stephen Crane Family [4188], Ellery Bicknell, (ancestry.com: n.d.), 4188., 330-331, Stephen Crane Family. accessed Nov 16, 2016.
      Appointed judge of the 4th Judicial District (Jackson, Ingham & Washetenaw Counties, MI) in 1873; served for 3 yrs.

    22. [S5060] Feather River Bulletin, CA, Quincy; May 10, 1884 - Obituary for Mrs. Betsy Crane Fox [4196], California. Quincy., 4196., "Obituary - Mrs. Betsy Crane Fox," May 10, 1884, p. 3; digital images, Newspapers.com (newspapers.com : accessed Nov 20, 2016), Originally published in the Oakland Tribune; Apr 30, 1884.
      ... late Judge of the 4th Judicial District, MI.

    23. [S5050] Genealogy of the Crane Family; 1900 - Stephen Crane Family [4188], Ellery Bicknell, (ancestry.com: n.d.), 4188., 330-331, Stephen Crane Family. accessed Nov 16, 2016.
      At the close of his judgeship, he formed a copartnership with A. J. Sawyer at Ann Arbor, MI.

    24. [S5050] Genealogy of the Crane Family; 1900 - Stephen Crane Family [4188], Ellery Bicknell, (ancestry.com: n.d.), 4188., 330-331, Stephen Crane Family. accessed Nov 16, 2016.
      Returned from Ann Arbor to Dexter, MI, where he continued his law practice, adding the insurance business.

    25. [S5054] Family Group Sheet - Keturah Topping; 1786-1824 [4191], Stuen58., (Ancestry. ancestry.com), 4191., Ancestry

       (ancestry.com : accessed Nov 16, 2016).
      Died 1893.

    26. [S5050] Genealogy of the Crane Family; 1900 - Stephen Crane Family [4188], Ellery Bicknell, (ancestry.com: n.d.), 4188., 330-331, Stephen Crane Family. accessed Nov 16, 2016.
      Married Apr 5, 1804.

    27. [S5054] Family Group Sheet - Keturah Topping; 1786-1824 [4191], Stuen58., (Ancestry. ancestry.com), 4191., Ancestry

       (ancestry.com : accessed Nov 16, 2016).
      Married Apr 5, 1804.

    28. [S5050] Genealogy of the Crane Family; 1900 - Stephen Crane Family [4188], Ellery Bicknell, (ancestry.com: n.d.), 4188., 330-331, Stephen Crane Family. accessed Nov 16, 2016.
      Married Feb 6, 1830; Redford, MI.

    29. [S5050] Genealogy of the Crane Family; 1900 - Stephen Crane Family [4188], Ellery Bicknell, (ancestry.com: n.d.), 4188., 330-331, Stephen Crane Family. accessed Nov 16, 2016.
      Married May 11, 1843; Ann Arbor, MI.

    30. [S5050] Genealogy of the Crane Family; 1900 - Stephen Crane Family [4188], Ellery Bicknell, (ancestry.com: n.d.), 4188., 330-331, Stephen Crane Family. accessed Nov 16, 2016.
      Married Feb 8, 1863.