William Emer Ashcroft

1911–1961 (Age 50)
Ramah, McKinley, New Mexico, United States

The Life of William Emer

When William Emer Ashcroft was born on 11 April 1911, in Ramah, McKinley, New Mexico, United States, his father, Josiah Emer Ashcroft, was 45 and his mother, Arrilla Hamblin, was 24. He married Eva Willamina Hall on 1 June 1933, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States. He lived in Widtsoe, Garfield, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 24 May 1961, in McNary, Apache, Arizona, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Eagar, Apache, Arizona, United States.

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William Emer Ashcroft
Eva Willamina Hall
Marriage: 1 June 1933

Spouse & Children

1 June 1933
Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

New Mexico is the 47th state.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

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.

Age 16

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • William E Ashcroft in household of Josiah E Ashcroft, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bill E Ashcroft, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William E Ashcroft in household of Arrilla Ashcroft, "United States Census, 1930"

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