Oliver Crooker

1848–
New York, United States

The Life of Oliver

When Oliver Crooker was born in 1848, in New York, United States, his father, Erastus Crooker, was 39 and his mother, Louisa Jane Kingsbury, was 32. He lived in Ovid, Seneca, New York, United States in 1915.

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Oliver Crooker
1848–
Florence E
1853–

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 15

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

Age 15

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 33

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: from a noun derivative of Old Norse krókr ‘hook’, ‘bend’, applied as an occupational name or a topographic or habitational name ( see Crook 2).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Oliver Crooker in household of Jane Crooker, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Oliver C Cooker, "New York State Census, 1915"

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