Charles Leland Ashcroft

1891–1970 (Age 78)
Hyde Park, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of Charles Leland

When Charles Leland Ashcroft was born on 12 August 1891, in Hyde Park, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Charles Robert Ashcroft, was 23 and his mother, Eliza Marietta Woolf, was 20. He married Sarah Wanda Reese on 9 July 1913, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Hyde Park Election Precinct, Cache, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 30 May 1970, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Hyde Park, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Leland Ashcroft
Sarah Wanda Reese
Marriage: 9 July 1913
Charles Leland Ashcroft
Barbara Ashcroft
Clare Reese Ashcroft
Mary Afton Ashcroft
Harry Leroy Ashcroft
Vern Lee Ashcroft

Spouse & Children

9 July 1913
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · The Logan Temple Barn

Age 5

The Logan Temple Barn was built on the edge of the Logan temple property to house the animals belonging to the builders of the temple. It was one of only two stone barns built in Cache Valley. These barns became obsolete during the rise of the automobile era. The building and the land it was on was sold in 1919 and became an automobile repair shop. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on December 19, 1985, and is still standing today.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): topographic name from Middle English asche ‘ash tree’ + croft ‘enclosure’, or a habitational name from a minor place named with these elements.

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight

Charles Leland Ashcroft

1. raised minks later in his life 2. played basketball, but quite to send brother and father on missions 3. very strong

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Sources (3)

  • C Leland Ashcroft, "United States Census, 1920"
  • C. Leland Ashcroft in household of Charles R. Ashcroft, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charles L Ashcroft in household of Charles R Ashcroft, "United States Census, 1910"

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