Brief Life History of Ellen

When Ellen CROFT was born in 1895, in Wilsford, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John William Croft, was 38 and her mother, Mary Ann West, was 38. She married Silas Mycroft in September 1915, in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Silas Mycroft
Marriage: September 1915
John Henry Mycroft
Harold Kernneth Mycroft
Doris Mycroft

Sources (2)

  • Ellen Croft in household of John William Croft, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Ellen Croft in household of John William Croft, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    September 1915Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale

    Age 9

    The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.


    Age 13

    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    1928 · Women Granted Right to Vote

    Age 33

    Women in England over the age of 21 were granted the right to vote on May 7, 1928.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of several places, for example in Lincolnshire, Lancashire, Herefordshire, and North Yorkshire, all named with Old English croft ‘small arable enclosure (normally adjoining a house)’, or a topographic name for someone who lived by a croft, from Middle English croft.

    English: possibly in some cases a variant of Craft 2.

    Americanized form of German, Danish, Swedish, or Jewish Kraft . Compare Kroft and Craft .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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