Born: No­vem­ber 5, 1841, Bridge­hamp­ton, Long Is­land, New York.

Died: Oc­to­ber 31, 1907, Con­cord, New Hamp­shire.

Buried: Blos­som Hill Ce­me­te­ry, Con­cord, New Ham­pshire.


Daniel marr­ied twice, to Ka­the­rine Burr and Fran­ces Knowl­ton Lane. He and Ka­the­rine were the par­ents of Bri­an Crane.

He at­tend­ed Ken­yon Col­lege in Gam­bier, Ohio, then served in the Am­er­i­can ci­vil war (84th Ohio Vol­un­teers).

He was or­dained a Pres­by­te­ri­an Epis­co­pal dea­con in 1865, and a priest the fol­low­ing year. He served as rec­tor of St. Tho­mas Epis­co­pal Church in Bran­don, Ver­mont, and vi­car of St. Paul’s Church in Con­cord, New Hamp­shire, for al­most three de­cades.

He was al­so pre­si­dent the New Hamp­shire State His­tor­i­cal So­ci­e­ty.

Nor­wich Un­i­ver­si­ty, North­field, Ver­mont, award­ed him a Doc­tor of Di­vin­i­ty de­gree in 1885.