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, 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
Lydia Leader Page
Marriage: 10 February 1873
Joseph Hyrum Marcroft
Lydia Eleanor Marcroft
Charlotta Marcroft
Eleanor Esther Marcroft Crocket
Robert William Marcroft
Thomas Henry Marcroft
Benjamin Wilford Marcroft
Mary Lillian Marcroft
Sarah Edna Marcroft
Edgar Harold Marcroft
Birdie Deloy Marcroft
Merle Lucile Marcroft
Ray Elmer Marcroft
Vera Marcroft
Clyde Laverne Marcroft
Mildred Aileen Marcroft

Spouse and Children

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


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    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.
    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.

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    Story Highlight


    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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