Edward Bass Crocker

21 August 1781–1 June 1829 (Age 47)
Haverhill, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Edward Bass

When Edward Bass Crocker was born on 21 August 1781, in Haverhill, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Andrew Savage Crocker, was 38 and his mother, Shuah Thurston, was 33. He married Elizabeth M Gibson on 27 May 1807, in New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 1 June 1829, in his hometown, at the age of 47, and was buried in Horse Meadow Cemetery, Haverhill, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

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Edward Bass Crocker
Elizabeth M Gibson
Marriage: 27 May 1807
Frederick Crocker
Mary Crocker

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27 May 1807
New Hampshire, United States


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World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 2

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

Age 7

On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 13

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of the various places in Normandy, France, called Crèvecoeur (‘heartbreak’), from Old French creve(r) ‘to break or destroy’, ‘to die’ + ceur ‘heart’, a reference to the infertility and unproductiveness of the land.2 English: occupational name for a potter, Middle English crockere, an agent derivative of Middle English crock ‘pot’ (Old English croc(ca)).3 Americanized spelling of German Krocker .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward Crocker in entry for Mary Crocker Carr, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"
  • Edward B. Crocker, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Edward Crocker in entry for Mary Crocker Carr, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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