Wilford Woodruff Crockett

Brief Life History of Wilford Woodruff

When Wilford Woodruff Crockett was born on 9 July 1841, in Vinalhaven, Waldo, Maine, United States, his father, David Crockett, was 34 and his mother, Lydia Young, was 28. He married Mary Mahala Reed on 29 July 1860, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 10 daughters. He died on 5 July 1907, in Pima, Graham, Arizona, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Pima Cemetery, Pima, Graham, Arizona, United States.

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Wilford Woodruff Crockett
Mary Mahala Reed
Marriage: 29 July 1860
Mary Mahala Crockett
Lucinda Sophia Crockett
Lydia Eloise Crockett
Zobedia Adelia Crockett
Clarissa Roxania Crockett
Wilford Woodruff Crockett Jr
David Owen Crockett
Hyrum Wesley Crockett
Effie Othelia Crockett
Retta Louisa Crockett
Minnie Sophronia Crockett
Essie Athenia Crockett
Millicent Crockett
Enos Howard Crockett

Sources (40)

  • Willford Crocket, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Wilford W. Crockett, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Wilford Woodruff Crocket, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Record of Members (Worldwide), 1836-1970"

World Events (8)


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


Historical Boundaries: 1851: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Utah, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Utah, Utah, United States


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English (Staffordshire) and Scottish (of Norman origin): nickname for someone who affected a particular hairstyle, from Anglo-Norman French croket ‘ornamental curl or roll of hair’ (Old Norman French croquet, a diminutive of croque ‘curl, hook’).

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

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Wilford Woodruff Crockett Bio

Willford Woodruff Crockett's family was baptized by a missionary named Wilford Woodruff. When a baby boy was born to the family shortly thereafter, they asked the missionary to bless the baby and giv …

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