Henry Morris Crocker

March 1857–20 August 1934 (Age 77)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Henry Morris

When Henry Morris Crocker was born in March 1857, in Illinois, United States, his father, David Henry Crocker, was 41 and his mother, Julia Eliza Cushman, was 31. He married Margaret Anne Lucas on 18 February 1880, in Linn, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Ernest Township, Dade, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Sunnyslope, Chelan, Washington, United States in 1920. He died on 20 August 1934, in Wenatchee, Chelan, Washington, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Wenatchee, Chelan, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Morris Crocker
Jennie Alethia Burnett
Marriage: 27 September 1887
Leon Zoe Crocker
Edward Crocker
Samuel Crocker
Peter Crocker
Jacob Crocker
Corrine C Crocker
Jennie L Crocker
Paul Crocker

Spouse and Children

27 September 1887
Marshfield, Webster, Missouri, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    David Henry Crocker


    Julia Eliza Cushman




    Harriet M. Crocker


    Mary A Crocker


    Elizabeth L Crocker


    David Crocker


    Henry Crocker


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World Events (8)

1858 · A House Divided

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 24

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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)

  • Henry M Crocker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Henry M Crocker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henry Crocker, "United States Census, 1880"

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