Ellen Croft

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 1915, in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1939.

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Silas Mycroft
Ellen Croft
Marriage: 1915
Silas Mycroft
John Henry Mycroft
Doris Mycroft

Sources (5)

  • Ellen Croft in household of John William Croft, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Croft, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Ellen Mycroft in household of Silas Mycroft, "England and Wales National Register, 1939"

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

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.


London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1928 · Women Granted Right to Vote

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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