Crane, Franklin A.
Age: 34, credited to Wolcott, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 8/15/61, m/i 9/16/61, 4SGT, Co. D, 5th VT INF, m/o 9/15/64
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Birth: 04/15/1828, Vermont
Burial: Village Cemetery, Craftsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 73949825
Alias?: None noted
Portrait?: 1907 Reunion, Co. D, 5th VVI
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Village Cemetery, Craftsbury, VT
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DEATH OF FRANKLIN A. CRANE:
The many friends here of Franklin A. Crane of Craftsbury will regret to learn of his death, which occurred Wednesday morning, Feb. 15th, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John Allen, in that town, death being due to grippe, and complications of old age.
The deceased was about 85 years of age, a native of Greensboro but a resident of Craftsbury nearly all his life. He studied for the ministry and followed that calling to some extent in early life. He was a veteran of th Civil War having served in Co. D., 5th Vt. regiment, part of the time as chaplin. Since the war he has resided continuously in Craftsbury. He was united in marriage to Fanny Crosby, and to this union were born two children, one of whom, Mrs Alba Merrill died several yeas ago, and the other, Mrs. John Allen of Craftsbury survives him. He is also survived by two grandchildren, Mrs. C. M. Fisher and Mrs. I. N. LaBaron, both of this town.
Mr. Crane was a kind and genial man and will be greatly missed by all that knew him.
Funeral services were held Friday afternoon, Rev. Mr. Allen officiating.
Source: Morrisville News and Citizen, Morrisville, Vt. Feb. 8, 1911
Courtesy of Deanna French.