Joseph Crowley

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Crowley was born in 1825, in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, his father, Joseph Crowley, was 22 and his mother, Sarah Brooks, was 24. He married Emma Thompson about 1847, in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. He died on 12 February 1901, in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 76.

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Joseph Crowley
Emma Thompson
Marriage: about 1847
Harriet Crowley
Sarah Crowley
George Crowley
Joseph Crowley
Anna Crowley
William Crowley
Emma Crowley
Jane Crowley
Joseph Crowley
Joseph Crowley
Ada Crowley

Sources (23)

  • Joseph Cranley, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Joseph Crowley, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Joseph Crowley, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"

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World Events (5)


Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

1854 · The Crimean War

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Brennan, Kieran, Aileen, Assumpta, Bridie, Declan, Donovan, Kaitlin, Kevin Patrick, Maeve, Patrick Joseph.

Irish (Cork): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cruadhlaoich ‘descendant of Cruadhlaoch’, a personal name composed of the elements cruadh ‘hardy’ + laoch ‘hero’. There has been some confusion with Crawley .

English: variant of Crawley .

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

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