David Crowther

21 February 1846–8 September 1918 (Age 72)
Soyland, Yorkshire, England

The Life Summary of David

David Crowther was born on 21 February 1846, in Soyland, Yorkshire, England. He married Annie Louisa Josephine Holtgren on 16 November 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Pendleton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He died on 8 September 1918, in Harrisville, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Crowther
Annie Louisa Josephine Holtgren
Marriage: 16 November 1869
Annie Josephine Crowther
David Eli Crowther
Alice Charlotte Crowther
Clara Malinda Crowther
Rose Crowther
Walter Herbert Crowther
Adelia Emma Crowther
Albert Lawrence Crowther
Mae Eveline Crowther
Ethel Delora Crowther
William Leslie Crowther

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 November 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire
    Age 4
    When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 19
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly Yorkshire): variant of Crowder 1.Scottish: possibly a variant of McGrouther, from Gaelic Mac Grùdair ‘son of (the) brewer’, from grùdair ‘brewer’.

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

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    A Life Sketch of David Crowther

    David W. Crother, a son of Eli Crowther and Hannah Howe, was born February 21, 1846 in Yorkshire, England. He was baptized a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by James Jardine, …

    Sources (24)

    • David Crowther in entry for Alice Taylor, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • David Crowther in household of James Jardine, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • David Crowther in entry for James L Kelly and Ethel Williams, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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