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
1840–1909
Laura Virginia Whitehurst
1845–1932
Marriage: 28 March 1866
Eugenia Alice Croll
1867–1944
George Stewart Croll
1868–1899
Minnie Elizabeth Croll
1869–1964
Wilson J Croll
1871–
Lucy Kate Croll
1873–
Alma Annie Josephine Croll
1881–1971

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 March 1866
Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia, United States
children

(6)

    Female1867–1944Female

    George Stewart Croll

    Male1868–1899Male

    Minnie Elizabeth Croll

    Female1869–1964Female

    Wilson J Croll

    Male1871–Male

    Lucy Kate Croll

    Female1873–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

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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