Joseph Marcroft

9 April 1849–7 December 1923 (Age 74)
Middleton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Marcroft was born on 9 April 1849, in Middleton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Marcroft, was 37 and his mother, Charlotte Whitehead Taylor, was 32. He married Lydia Leader Page on 10 February 1873, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years. He died on 7 December 1923, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Marcroft
1849–1923
Lydia Leader Page
1856–1941
Marriage: 10 February 1873
Joseph Hyrum Marcroft
1874–1912
Lydia Eleanor Marcroft
1876–1877
Charlotta Marcroft
1877–1931
Eleanor Esther Marcroft Crocket
1879–1953
Robert William Marcroft
1882–1952
Thomas Henry Marcroft
1883–1960
Benjamin Wilford Marcroft
1885–1887
Mary Lillian Marcroft
1887–1887
Sarah Edna Marcroft
1888–1968
Edgar Harold Marcroft
1890–1901
Birdie Deloy Marcroft
1892–1892
Merle Lucile Marcroft
1893–1956
Ray Elmer Marcroft
1896–1984
Vera Marcroft
1898–1898
Clyde Laverne Marcroft
1899–1936
Mildred Aileen Marcroft
1901–1966

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 February 1873Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (16)

    +11 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire
    Age 1
    When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.
    1863
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 21
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire and Yorkshire):habitational name from Marcroft Gate Farm in Spotland (Lancashire), which is of uncertain etymology, although it appears to have Old English croft ‘small enclosure’ as its final element.perhaps sometimes a variant of Moorcroft .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Moorcroft

    Story Highlight

    JOSEPH MARCROFT

    Written by Sarah Edna Marcroft Born April 9, 1849, Middletown Lane., England. Blessed May 1849. Baptized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1857. Confirmed 1857. Rebaptized 1859. Confirmed …

    Sources (75)

    • Joseph Marcroft in entry for Mildred Hileen Marcroft, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • Joseph Marcroft in household of John Marcroft, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Joseph Marcroft in entry for Hans Christen Eugene Bengtzen and Aileen Mildred Knapp, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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