Family:Alexander Crane and Hulda Closser (1)

b. 15 Jul 1822 Bedford, Virginia
d. 9 Oct 1893
b. 31 Mar 1826
d. 15 Aug 1907
Facts and Events
Marriage[1][2] 1 Feb 1844 LaPorte, Indiana, United States
7 Jan 1855
27 Jul 1894
  1. Scipio Township — Biographies, in Chapman, Charles C. History of La Porte County, Indiana: together with sketches of its cities, villages, and townships : educational, religious, civil, military, and political history : portraits of prominent persons, and biographies of representative citizens. (Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States: C.C. Chapman, 1880), Secondary quality.

    "Alex. Crane, sec. 4, was born in Bedford county, Va., July 15, 1822, and is a son of Shadrach and Polly Crane. His early life was spent on a farm, and he received a limited education in the common schools. He came with his parents to Elkhart county, Ind., in 1832, and to this county in 1834. He was married Feb. 1, 1844, to Miss Hulda J. Closser, daughter of Daniel and Hulda Closser, early settlers of this county. Mr. and Mrs. Crane had 13 children, of whom 9 are living, viz.: Ettie, Lewis C, Nathan W., Rebecca J., Closser A., Eda, K. Ella, Hattie G. and James W. He owns 548 acres of land, and is engaged in farming and stockraising. He started in life poor, and has amassed considerable of this world's goods. Mr. Crane, wife and 4 children are members of the Baptist Church at Door Village."

  2. Marriage Record, in Indiana State Library. Indiana State Library Genealogy Database: Marriages through 1850. (Indiana, United States).