|Charles F. Crane
|CHARLES F. CRANE, farmer, See. 3; P.O. Monticello; was born in Putnam Co., N.Y., in 1832; he came to Monticello Township in the spring of 1855, and settled on his present farm, where he has since resided. He was married to Lucy Battles, daughter of Otis Battles, who settled in Delaware Co., from Massachusetts, in 1851. They have seven children—Eva D., William E., Ida, Flora, Frank, Charles and Orrin. His farm contains 140 acres. He and wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church.
Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 662.
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