Sarah Ann Croft

10 December 1864–6 July 1954 (Age 89)
Osprey, Grey, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Croft was born on 10 December 1864, in Osprey, Grey, Ontario, Canada, her father, Charles Croft, was 39 and her mother, Elizabeth Radley, was 36. She married Alexander McEachnie on 28 February 1883, in Osprey, Grey, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Grey, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 6 July 1954, in Markdale, Grey Highlands, Grey, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 89, and was buried in Markdale, Grey Highlands, Grey, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Alexander McEachnie
1856–1918
Sarah Ann Croft
1864–1954
Marriage: 28 February 1883
Charles McEachnie
1883–1970
Alexander "Alex" McEachnie
1885–1967
Robert James McEachnie
1889–1967
Henry Frederick "Fred" McEachnie
1891–1966
Catherine Margaret "Katie" McEachnie
1895–1968
William Earnest McEachnie
1898–1969
Russell Lloyd McEachnie
1907–1967

Spouse and Children

    Alexander McEachnie

    Male1856–1918Male

    Female1864–1954Female

MARRIAGE
28 February 1883
Osprey, Grey, Ontario, Canada
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Croft

    Male1825–1896Male

    Elizabeth Radley

    Female1828–1905Female

siblings

(16)

    Joseph Croft

    Male1849–Male

    Ann Crofts

    Female1850–Female

    John Crofts

    Male1850–1851Male

    Robert Croft

    Male1852–Male

    Mary Crofts

    Female1852–Female

+11 More Children

World Events (5)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 3

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1869

Age 5

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1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 42

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by an arable enclosure, normally adjoining a house, Middle English croft. There are several places in England named with this word (Old English croft), and the surname may equally be a habitational name from any of them.2 Possibly an Americanized spelling of Kraft .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Croft in household of Charles Croft, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Sarah Mckechnie in household of Alexander Mckechnie, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Sarah Croft in entry for Wm Mceachnie and Thelma Mary Beard, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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