John Crocket

9 October 1675–
Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire, Scotland

The Life of John

When John Crocket was born on 9 October 1675, in Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, his father, John Crocket, was 30 and his mother, Margaret Henderson, was 27. He married Jean Crocket on 1 November 1700, in Tulliallan, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons.

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Family Time Line

John Crocket
1675–
Jean Crocket
1679–
Marriage: 1 November 1700
John Crocket
1701–
James Crockat
1704–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 November 1700
Tulliallan, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(2)

    Male1701–Male

    James Crockat

    Male1704–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

    Margaret Crocket

    Female1671–Female

    Bessie Crocket

    Female1673–Female

    Male1675–Male

    Female1676–Female

    Janet Crocket

    Female1678–1685Female

+8 More Children

Name Meaning

French: from a diminutive of Old French croc ‘hook’, a topographic name denoting someone who lived by a bend in a river or road, or a metonymic occupational name for a maker, seller, or user of hooks.

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

Sources (3)

  • John Crockat in entry for James Crockat, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • John Crockett in entry for John Crockett, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • John Crockett, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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