1921–1987 (Age 65)
Widtsoe, Garfield, Utah, United States
When Mary Zelma Ashcroft was born on 23 May 1921, in Widtsoe, Garfield, Utah, United States, her father, Josiah Emer Ashcroft, was 55 and her mother, Arrilla Hamblin, was 34. She married William Floyd Deets on 14 November 1942. She died on 6 February 1987, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Eagar, Apache, Arizona, United States.
Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.
My Grandmother, Mary Zelma Ashcroft, was married to a military man. Consequently, she would spend months on end as the only parent in a household with five children, four of them rambunctious boys. Sh …