William Fuller Critchlow

8 February 1839–10 January 1906 (Age 66)
Leechburg, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of William Fuller

When William Fuller Critchlow was born on 8 February 1839, in Leechburg, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Critchlow, was 29 and his mother, Harriet Hawkins, was 33. He married Mary Eliza Brown on 9 December 1862, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 10 January 1906, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Fuller Critchlow
Mary Eliza Brown
Marriage: 9 December 1862
Mary Harriet Critchlow
Charlotte Rosabell Critchlow
William James Critchlow
Margaret Janette Critchlow
John Quincy Critchlow
Alice Vilate Critchlow
George David Critchlow
Charles Robert Critchlow
Joseph Fuller Critchlow Sr
Benjamin Andrew Critchlow
Alphonso Brown Critchlow
Jesse Brown Critchlow
Roy Brown Critchlow
Ray Brown Critchlow

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 December 1862Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 24
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
    Age 24
    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Croichlow in Bury (Lancashire), recorded in the surname de Cruchelowe in 1324 and Croichelay in 1563. The name is perhaps also derived from Crouchley Farm in Lymm (Cheshire), though this name is of uncertain age; or from an unidentified place in southern England whose name has a similar origin (from the British Celtic crouco- ‘hill, barrow’ in an English guise + Old English hlāw, hlǣw ‘hill, barrow’). The original -low has sometimes been replaced with -ley (compare Critchley ).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Paralyzed Pioneer and Family Join the Church and Cross the Plains

    On 14 February 1832 Harriet and William were married in Freeport, Butler, Pennsylvania, then moved to Leechburg, where he built them a "comfortable house and labored on the Pennsylvania Canal." In 18 …

    Sources (63)

    • William Fuller Critchlow in entry for Alice Vilate Critchlow Brooks, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Wm Critchlow in household of Wm Critchlow, "United States Census, 1860"
    • William F Critchlow in entry for Charles Robert Critchlow and Rowena Locey, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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