- Born May 19, 1836 in Albany, Albany County, New York.
- Parents were DANIEL CRANE and ELSIE ANN DEMAREST.
- Married ABBIE CAROLINE MERRIAM on November 3, 1870 in Passaic, Essex County, New Jersey.
- Married MARIA HILL MERRIAM, Abbie's sister, on October 29, 1884 in Highland Falls, Orange County, New York. They apparently had no children.
- Died September 14, 1910.
CHILDREN WITH ABBIE CAROLINE MERRIAM
- WILLIAM MERRIAM CRANE, born February 26, 1880 in New York, New York. Married ELEANOR WINSLOW RUNKLE on July 29, 1902 in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
Charles E. Hill, Ebenezer Hill: The Little Minister of Mason, N.H. : A Sketch (NY: T.A. Wright, Printer & Publisher, 1923), Page 67.