Phyllis Afton Ashcroft

1901–1962 (Age 60)
Hyde Park, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of Phyllis Afton

When Phyllis Afton Ashcroft was born on 17 November 1901, in Hyde Park, Cache, Utah, United States, her father, Charles Robert Ashcroft, was 33 and her mother, Eliza Marietta Woolf, was 30. She married Frederick Scholes on 21 December 1945, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. She lived in Hyde Park Election Precinct, Cache, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 23 October 1962, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Hyde Park Cemetery, Hyde Park, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Phyllis Afton Ashcroft
1901–1962
Frederick Scholes
1870–1947
Marriage: 21 December 1945

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
21 December 1945
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1902 · Old Main (Utah State University)

Age 1

The first building on the Utah State University Campus was named Old Main and is the oldest functioning academic building in Utah. It was built after the current site was approved unanimously by the Board of Trustees for the new college. Construction started in 1889 and the entire building was completed in 1902. During the Spanish Flu Epidemic in 1919, the building was used as a makeshift hospital to take care the effected residents in the surrounding area. Old Main was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. 
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 17

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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.

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Life History of Phyllis Afton Ashcroft Scholes

Life History of Phyllis Afton Ashcroft Scholes Sunday, 17th of November 1901, was a glorious autumn day, so Mr. Stork decided to fly over the town of Hyde Park, Utah, and leave a baby girl at the hom …

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Sources (3)

  • Phyllis A Ashcroft in household of Charles R Ashcroft, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Phyllis A Ashcroft in household of E Marretta Ashcroft, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Phyillis Ashcroft in household of E Maretta Ashcroft, "United States Census, 1940"

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