Elisabeth Crooks

Femaleabout 1728–

Brief Life History of Elisabeth

When Elisabeth Crooks was born about 1728, in Harbledown, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, Israel Crooks, was 28 and her mother, Mary Hunter, was 36. She married Richard Wright on 25 November 1754, in Cathedral Church of St Peter and St Paul Sheffield, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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Richard Wright
Elisabeth Crooks
Marriage: 25 November 1754
Rebecca Wraight
Richard Wraight
Mary Wraight

Sources (12)

  • Elisabeth Crooks, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Elizabeth Crooks, "England, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1538-2016"
  • Elizabeth Crooks in entry for Richard Wright, "England, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1538-2016"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 November 1754Cathedral Church of St Peter and St Paul Sheffield, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (4)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 73

    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.


    Age 87

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.


    Age 95

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    Name Meaning

    habitational name from Crookes in Sheffield (Yorkshire), named with Old Norse krókr ‘hook, bend’.

    variant of Crook , with post-medieval excrescent -s.


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

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