William Cranch (1769 - 1855)

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Birthplace: Weymouth, Norfolk, MA, USA
Death: Died in Washington, District of Columbia, DC, USA
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About William Cranch

Wikipedia Biographical Summary:

"...William Cranch (July 17, 1769 – September 1, 1855) was an American judge and the second reporter of decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States..."

"...Born in Weymouth, Massachusetts, he was a nephew of Abigail Adams. His father was Richard Cranch, an English-born clockmaker and Massachusetts legislator and his mother was Mary Smith, the elder sister of Abigail Smith Adams, wife of John Adams, the second President of the United States. William Cranch graduated from Harvard College with honors in 1787 and was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 1790..."

"...Cranch died in Washington, D.C., aged 86..."

"...William Cranch's daughter Abigail Adams Cranch married William Greenleaf Eliot. William Eliot and Abigail Cranch were the parents of Henry Ware Eliot and the grandparents of T. S. Eliot..."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'William Cranch', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 5 June 2011, 19:57 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=William_Cranch&oldid=432731873> [accessed 15 August 2011]

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William Cranch's Timeline

1769
1769
Weymouth, Norfolk, MA, USA
1787
1787
Age 18
Harvard University, with honors
1795
April 6, 1795
Age 26
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
1796
January 11, 1796
Age 27
1797
June 26, 1797
Age 28
1799
April 28, 1799
Age 30
1801
September 26, 1801
Age 32
1805
February 8, 1805
Age 36
1807
February 2, 1807
Age 38
Washington DC
1809
May 29, 1809
Age 40