George Franklin Ashcroft

23 May 1887–18 August 1968 (Age 81)
Hyde Park, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of George Franklin

When George Franklin Ashcroft was born on 23 May 1887, in Hyde Park, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, George Franklin Ashcroft, was 25 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Hawkes, was 22. He married Phebe Thurston on 2 October 1912, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Hyde Park Election Precinct, Cache, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 18 August 1968, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Hyde Park, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Franklin Ashcroft
1887–1968
Phebe Thurston
1891–1941
Marriage: 2 October 1912
Vella Ashcroft
1914–2001
Mildred Ashcroft
1919–2012
Merlyn George Ashcroft
1924–2004
Wendell Thurston Ashcroft
1930–2018

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 October 1912
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1896 · The Logan Temple Barn

Age 9

The Logan Temple Barn was built on the edge of the Logan temple property to house the animals belonging to the builders of the temple. It was one of only two stone barns built in Cache Valley. These barns became obsolete during the rise of the automobile era. The building and the land it was on was sold in 1919 and became an automobile repair shop. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on December 19, 1985, and is still standing today.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 22

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): topographic name from Middle English asche ‘ash tree’ + croft ‘enclosure’, or a habitational name from a minor place named with these elements.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Franklin Ashcroft, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • George Franklin Ashcroft, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • George Franklin Ashcroft, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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