Robert Crookston, Sr.

21 September 1821–21 September 1916 (Age 95)
Anstruther, Fife, Scotland

The Life Summary of Robert

When Robert Crookston, Sr. was born on 21 September 1821, in Anstruther, Fife, Scotland, his father, James Crookston, was 36 and his mother, Mary Young, was 38. He married Ann W Welch on 20 June 1847, in Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Savannah, Andrew, Missouri, United States in 1850 and Logan, Cache, Utah, United States for about 40 years. He died on 21 September 1916, in North Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Crookston, Sr.
Ann W Welch
Marriage: 20 June 1847
Caroline Holland
George Crookston
William Crookston
John Crookston Sr.
James Crookston
Robert Welch Crookston Jr.
Nicholas Welch Crookston
Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Crookston
David J Crookston
Daniel Crookston
Mary Ann Crookston
Ezra Crookston

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 June 1847Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1822 · Visit of King George IV to Scotland organized by Sir Walter Scott.
    Age 1
    The Visit of King George IV was organized by Sir Walter Scott two years after the Radical War ended. For the celebration of the visit, the creation of the Tartan Kilts came about and were worn by all men attending the celebration. These types of kilts have become part of Scotland's national identity.
    Age 2
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    Age 25
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Cambodian: written ស, from a Khmer word meaning e.g. ‘white, fair’. Compare Sar 1.Cambodian: written សរ, from a Khmer word meaning ‘arrow’. Compare Sar 2.French: variant of Saur .

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

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    Autobiography of Robert Crookston

    I, Robert Crookston, was the son of James Crookston and Mary Young Crookston. I was born on the 21st of September 1821 in the town of Anstruther Fife Shire, Scotland. My father James Crookston was b …

    Sources (32)

    • Robert Crookston, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Robert Crookston in entry for John Crookston, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Robert Crookston, "United States Census, 1850"

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