Byron George Oscroft

25 December 1834–about 1882 (Age 47)
Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Byron George

When Byron George Oscroft was born on 25 December 1834, in Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Oscroft, was 28 and his mother, Mary Taylor, was 30. He married Charlotte Housley on 29 December 1858, in Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1869. He died about 1882, at the age of 48.

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Family Time Line

Byron George Oscroft
Charlotte Housley
Marriage: 29 December 1858
Lorenzo George Martin Oscroft
Harriet Ann Oscroft
Agnes Ellen Oscroft
Florence Eliza Oscroft
Charles Oscroft

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  • Marriage
    29 December 1858Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 9
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 20
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    Name Meaning

    English: locative name from Oxcroft in Bolsover (Derbys). The place-name derives from Old English oxa ‘ox’ + croft ‘enclosure’.

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

    Sources (17)

    • 1841 England Census for Byron George Oscroft in household of George Oscroft & Mary Taylor Oscroft
    • 1880 United States Census for Byron George Oscroft & Charlotte Housley
    • Byron George Oscroft in entry for Charles Oscroft, "England Births and Christenings"

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