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Benjamin Crane
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Birth: Apr. 11, 1813
Kirby
Caledonia County
Vermont, USA
Death: Nov. 14, 1885
Danville
Vermilion County
Illinois, USA

"The funeral of Benjamin Crane was held at the Presbyterian Church at 3:30 p.m. yesterday, Rev. Charles Little officiating. A few minutes before the time for the services to commence and while the bell was tolling, the coffin was carried from the residence of Prosper Leseure, a short distance away, to the church, followed by mourning relatives. The church auditorium was comfortably filled with sympathizing friends, a large number of whom had known the deceased for many years, and respected and honored him as a good man and citizen and a true friend. His love for the church was strong and enduring, and while in Danville and Abilene was an elder and active worker. His 3 daughters and 2 sisters, as well as many other relatives were present, and a long line of carriages followed the remains to Spring Hill where the body was placed beside that of his wife and other dear relatives." - Daily Commercial, Danville, Illinois, November 17, 1886 (Obituary provided by Carolyn Schwab) 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin Crane (1781 - 1842)
  Miriam E. Fisk Crane (1786 - 1866)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Crane (1816 - 1874)
 
 Children:
  Harriet T. Crane Leseure (1838 - 1916)*
  Charles E. Crane (1846 - 1886)*
  Celia J. Crane McCormack (1849 - 1925)*
 
 Siblings:
  Stephen Crane (1802 - 1844)*
  Erastus Crane (1804 - 1881)*
  Daniel B Crane (1806 - 1834)*
  Oliver Crane (1808 - 1826)*
  Roswell Crane (1811 - 1842)*
  Benjamin Crane (1813 - 1885)
  Sylvanus Blerano Crane (1815 - 1865)*
  William E Crane (1817 - 1818)*
  Mariam Elmira Crane Nichols (1819 - 1895)*
  Leander Crane (1821 - 1858)*
  Carlton W. Crane (1825 - 1863)*
  Miriam Julia Crane Wishard (1827 - 1900)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Spring Hill Cemetery and Mausoleum
Danville
Vermilion County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Lesa Epperson
Record added: Jun 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37780840
Benjamin Crane
Added by: Carolyn Schwab
 
 
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