Lloyd H Ashcroft

1923–2008 (Age 84)
Delta, Millard, Utah, United States

The Life of Lloyd H

When Lloyd H Ashcroft was born on 3 December 1923, in Delta, Millard, Utah, United States, his father, Josiah Emer Ashcroft, was 58 and his mother, Arrilla Hamblin, was 37. He married Alice May Thomson on 29 July 1948, in Cardston, Alberta, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 22 March 2008, in Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Eagar, Apache, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lloyd H Ashcroft
Alice May Thomson
Marriage: 29 July 1948
Robert Lloyd Ashcroft

Spouse & Children

29 July 1948
Cardston, Alberta, Canada


  • Robert Lloyd Ashcroft


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1927 · Land Covered in Dinosaur Fossils

Age 4

The quarry was originally found by sheepherders and cattlemen as they drove their animals through the area. The Department of Geology at the University of Utah soon visited the area and found 800 fossils of a variety of Dinosaurs from the Jurassic Era. Because of the proximity of the site to Cleveland, Utah, and because most of the expeditions were financed by Malcolm Lloyd, the site was later known as the Cleveland-Lloyd Quarry. In later years, Princeton college spent three summers at the site. They collected a total of 1,200 bones, part of which were sent back to the school and mounted to complete a full skeleton of an Allosaurus, Utah’s State Fossil. Over the years, excavations led to the collection of more than 12,000 fossils from the quarry. It was designated as a National Natural Landmark in 1965.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 24

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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.

Sources (3)

  • Lloyd Ashcroft in household of Joseph Udahl, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lloyd Ashcroft in household of Arrilla Ashcroft, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lloyd H Ashcroft, "Arizona, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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