William Henry Croll

23 March 1840–23 March 1909 (Age 69)
Manchester Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William Henry

When William Henry Croll was born on 23 March 1840, in Manchester Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Joseph Croll, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Reisinger, was 21. He married Laura Virginia Whitehurst on 28 March 1866, in Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in York, York, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Spring Garden Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. He died on 23 March 1909, at the age of 69, and was buried in York, York, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Croll
Laura Virginia Whitehurst
Marriage: 28 March 1866
Eugenia Alice Croll
George Stewart Croll
Minnie Elizabeth Croll
Wilson J Croll
Lucy Kate Croll
Alma Annie Josephine Croll

Spouse and Children

28 March 1866
Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia, United States



    George Stewart Croll


    Minnie Elizabeth Croll


    Wilson J Croll


    Lucy Kate Croll


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 23

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

1 Respelling of Kroll .2 English: variant of Curl .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Croll in household of Joseph Croll, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William W Crull in household of Joseph Crull, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Wm H Croll, "United States Census, 1870"

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