William Crookston

18 October 1849–17 December 1904 (Age 55)
Savannah, Andrew, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of William

When William Crookston was born on 18 October 1849, in Savannah, Andrew, Missouri, United States, his father, Robert Crookston, Sr., was 28 and his mother, Ann W Welch, was 22. He married Agnes McKellar on 12 January 1873, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Apache, Arizona, United States in 1880 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1904. He died on 17 December 1904, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Crookston
Agnes McKellar
Marriage: 12 January 1873
William C Crookston
Ann Margaret Crookston
Agnes Crookston

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 January 1873Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 10
    "\""During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \""\""Logan\""\"" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"""
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Midlothian and Lanarkshire): habitational name, according to Black, from a place in Renfrewshire, which was named as the estate of one Robert Croc. There are other places, in the Border and Lothian regions of Scotland, with this name, from which the surname could have arisen.

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

    Sources (26)

    • William Crookston in entry for William C Crookston, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Wm Crookston in household of Robert Crookston, "United States Census, 1860"
    • William Crookston in entry for Alfred James Hone and Anna Crookston Murphy, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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