Cyrus Crowton

1 March 1862–10 August 1955 (Age 93)
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Cyrus

When Cyrus Crowton was born on 1 March 1862, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Frederick Crowton Sr, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Ann Hall, was 24. He married Cora Geoghagen or Geogagan on 7 May 1894, in Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880. 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
Cyrus H Crowton
Son Crowton

Spouse and Children

7 May 1894
Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States


Parents and Siblings



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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 a place in Lancashire named Croston, from Old Norse kross ‘cross’ or Old English cros + Old English tūn ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Cyrus Crowton in household of Frederick Crowton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Cyrus Crowton, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • Cyrus Crowton in entry for Crowton, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"

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