John Henry Critchley

about 1874–20 December 1888 (Age 14)
Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of John Henry

When John Henry Critchley was born about 1874, in Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, his father, John Critchley, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Cartledge, was 30. He died on 20 December 1888, in Kittery, York, Maine, United States, at the age of 14, and was buried in Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States.

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John Critchley
Sarah Cartledge
William Thomas Critchley
John Henry Critchley
Mary Elizabeth Critchley
Teresa Critchley
Mabel S. Critchley
Emma V. Critchley

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World Events (6)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 7

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

English (Lancashire): either a variant of Critchlow or a habitational name from some other place, now lost.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John H Critchley in household of John Critchley, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John Henry Critchley, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"
  • John H. Critchley, "Find A Grave Index"

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