John George CROFT

1880–
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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Family Time Line

John William Croft
1857–
Mary Ann Luvicy Lula West
1857–1911
John George CROFT
1880–
Walter Croft
1884–
Arthur Croft
1886–
Ernest Croft
1889–
Amy Croft
1890–
Ellen CROFT
1895–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1857–Male

    Mary Ann Luvicy Lula West

    Female1857–1911Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

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.
1884

Age 4

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1914

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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Sources (3)

  • 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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