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Elendor (Spearman) Crane (1846 - 1920)

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Elendor Crane formerly Spearman
Born in Pickens County, South Carolina, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 7 Jul 1861 in Shelby County, Alabama, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Shelby County, Alabama, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 19 Dec 2018 | Created 7 Jun 2017
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Biography

Elendor Spearman was born 8th September,1846 in Pickens County, South Carolina. Ellender is the daughter of James Spearman and Elender Roper.

Elendor, age 5, appears in the 1850 Federal census in Pickens County, South Carolina in the household of her father, James Spearman.[1] Elendor, age 16, appears in the 1860 Federal census in Shelby County, Alabama in the household of her father, James Spearman.[2] Elendor married John Franklin Crane on the 7th July 1861 in Shelby County, Alabama.[3]

Elendor appears in the 1870 Federal census in Shelby County, Alabama in the household of her husband John Crane. John's household appears as follows: John age 29; Elender age 24; Mary C. age 8; John W. age 5; and Jas B. age 3.[4]

Elendor appears in the 1880 Federal census in Shelby County, Alabama in the household of her husband John Crane. John's household appears as follows: John age 39; Ellenor age 37; William age 15; James B. age 12; Mahala age 10; Martha J. age 8; and Lucinda C. age 4.[5]

Elendor appears as head of household in the 1900 Federal census in Shelby County, Alabama. Elendor's household appears as follows: Elendor age 54, listed as mother of 9 children with 8 children living; daughter Sarena E. age 20; daughter Sarah M. age 17; and Ida Crane age 18 listed as being a neice.[6]

Elendor began receiving a widows pension from the state of Alabama in 1907 based on the Civil War service of her husband John F. Crane.[7]

Elendor died on the 18th April, 1920. Elendor is buried in the Old Quinn Burying Ground, Shelby County, Alabama.[8]

Sources

  1. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M8QK-6T8 : 12 April 2016), Elender Spearman in household of James Spearman, Pickens county, Pickens, South Carolina, United States; citing family 22, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. 1860 Federal census Shelby County, Alabama, household of James Spearman. National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M653 Roll 23, page 440.
  3. "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FQ6P-GYM : 6 November 2017), John F. Crane and Elenor Spearman, 07 Jul 1861; citing Shelby, Alabama, United States, County Probate Courts, Alabama; FHL microfilm 1,571,844.
  4. 1870 Federal census Shelby County, Alabama household John F. Crane. National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M593 Roll 39 page 546B.
  5. 1880 Federal census Shelby County, Alabama household John F. Crane. National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T9 Roll 31 page 264, Enumeration District 125.
  6. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M9D1-G8V : accessed 18 December 2018), Elander Crane, Precinct 8 Yellow Leaf, Shelby, Alabama, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 128, sheet 5A, family 54, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,039.
  7. Alabama Department of Archives and History; Montgomery, Alabama; Alabama Confederate Pensioner Records File #21591; Alabama Department of Archives and History, 624 Washington Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama. On-line: http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=42153
  8. Find A Grave, Memorial #48079137; with photo of tombstone; https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/48079137


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