William Cryer

about 1843–
Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Cryer was born about 1843, in Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Cryer, was 23 and his mother, Jane Emily Rose, was 20.

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William Cryer
Jane Emily Rose
William Cryer
John James Cryer
Mary Ann Cryer
Charles William Cryer
Rueben Cryer
Rosetta Cryer
Jane Cryer
Ebenezer Cryer

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World Events (3)


Age 0

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 11

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.

Age 41

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a town crier, one whose job was to make public announcements in a loud voice, from Middle English, Old French criere (a derivative of Old French crier ‘to cry aloud’, Latin quiritare).2 Americanized spelling of German Kreyer or the Swiss variant Kreier.

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

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