John George CROFT

Boston, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John George

When John George CROFT was born in 1880, in Boston, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John William Croft, was 23 and his mother, Mary Ann Luvicy Lula West, was 23. He lived in Skirbeck Quarter, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Candlesby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901.

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John William Croft
Mary Ann Luvicy Lula West
John George CROFT
Walter Croft
Arthur Croft
Ernest Croft
Amy Croft

Parents and Siblings


    Mary Ann Luvicy Lula West




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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 0

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 4

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Age 34

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by an arable enclosure, normally adjoining a house, Middle English croft. There are several places in England named with this word (Old English croft), and the surname may equally be a habitational name from any of them.2 Possibly an Americanized spelling of Kraft .

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

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  • John George Croft in household of John Croft, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • John George Croft in household of John Wm Croft, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • John George Croft in household of William Croft, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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