Crane Family Bible Records


Family Records taken from the Benjamin CRANE Family Bible which was loaned to the (Passaic County) Historical Society.

Address of B. CRANE, 81 Ward St. (Paterson, NJ).

Copied Sept. 15, 1936. – R.B.N. Hartman (sp?) –


Benjamin CRANE was born Sept. 14th, 1805 (United with the Presbyterian Church at New Providence, July 3, 1825.)
Electa L. BAKER, his wife, was born Sept. 28th, 1804
Catharine Schultz, their daughter, was born May 9th, 1831
Alfred Brittin, their son, was born Jan. 25th, 1834
Margaret Baker, their daughter, was born August 24th, 1836
Hervey B. CRANE, their son, was born Oct. 11th, 1838 (altered from Benj. H.)
Sarah Thompson, their daughter, was born June 21st, 1840
Jane Eliza Baker, their daughter, was born Sept. 4th, 1843
Joanna Baker, their daughter, was born Dec. 28th, 1844
Electa Lum, their daughter, was born July 25th, 1845.

Sarah Jane BAKER, daughter of William and Jane BAKER, and now the wife of Benj. CRANE, was born Dec. 15th, 1827
Mary Evans CRANE, daughter of Benjamin & Sarah, was born June 22nd, 1867.


Catharine Schultz, daughter of Benj. & Electa L. CRANE, died March 24th, 1837, aged 5 yrs., 10 months, & 15 days.
Electa L., daughter of Benj. & Electa L. CRANE, died July 26th, 1846, aged 1 year and 1 day.
Electa L. CRANE, wife of Benj. CRANE, died Nov. 5th, 1861, aged 57 yrs., 1 mo., 7 days. Lived married life 32 yrs.
Hervey B. CRANE, died at his residence, Red Bank, NJ, 10 o’clock Sabbath Morning, Oct. 20, 1867, aged 29 yrs. and 9 days.
Benjamin CRANE, Dec. 3rd, 1889 at 2 a.m., aged 84 years, 2 months, 19 days.
Joanna Baker CRANE, daughter of Benj. and Electa L. CRANE, died Aug. 21st, 1896, aged 54 yrs., 7 months, and 24 days.
Entered into life eternal, July 2nd, 1901 at 1:30 p.m., Sarah Jane BAKER, wife of Benjamin CRANE, born Dec. 15th, 1827.
Alfred Brittin CRANE, June 6th at 2 a.m., 1908
Ezekiel DE CAMP, husband of Margaret B. CRANE, at Cincinnati, Ohio, May 1st, 1911.
Margaret B. CRANE, wife of E.L. DE CAMP at Bergen Private Sanitarium, Jersey City, Jan. 21st, 1914.
Margaret A. VAN RIPER, wife of Alfred B. CRANE, died August 1st, 1914 (July 31st…)

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