Cyrus Crowton

Male1 March 1862–10 August 1955

Brief Life History of Cyrus

When Cyrus Crowton was born on 1 March 1862, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Frederick Crowton Sr., was 22 and his mother, Sarah Ann Hall, was 24. He married Cora Geoghagen or Geogagan on 7 May 1894, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Los Angeles, California, United States in 1910 and San Diego, San Diego, California, United States in 1930. He died on 10 August 1955, in San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

Cyrus Crowton
Cora Geoghagen or Geogagan
Marriage: 7 May 1894
John Crowton
Son Crowton
Cyrus Henry Crowton

Sources (17)

  • Cyrus Crawton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Cyrus Crowton, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • Cyrus Crowton, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 May 1894Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (14)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

    Age 7

    The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 28

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Crowton in Cheshire.

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

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