Joseph Beecroft

18 May 1811–14 May 1883 (Age 71)
Little Horton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Beecroft was born on 18 May 1811, in Little Horton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Beecroft, was 20 and his mother, Hannah Leach, was 20. He married Sarah Hurst on 14 October 1832, in Calverley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 14 May 1883, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Beecroft
Sarah Hurst
Marriage: 14 October 1832
Mary Ann Beecroft
Elizabeth Beecroft
Christopher Hirst Beecroft
Stillborn Beecroft
Hannah Beecroft
Emma Beecroft
John Hurst Beecroft

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 October 1832Calverley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed
    Age 10
    The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.
    Age 19
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire): habitational name from Beecroft Hall in Horton in Ribblesdale, Yorkshire.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Joseph Beecroft

    Joseph was born 18 May 1811 in Horton, Bradford, Yorkshire, England. Also in Bradford, he married Sarah Hurst 14 Oct 1832. He died 14 May 1883 in Nephi, Juab, Utah. Soon after being baptized a memb …

    Sources (30)

    • Joseph Beecroft, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Joseph Beecroft in entry for Elizabeth Beecroft Myers, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Joseph Becroft in household of Maranda Towne, "United States Census, 1870"

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