Sidney Crocker

June 1878–June 1953 (Age 75)
Loxbeare, Devon, England

The Life of Sidney

Sidney Crocker was born in June 1878, in Loxbeare, Devon, England. He married Mary Anne Morrish in October 1896, in Rackenford, Devon, England. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Rackenford, Devon, England, United Kingdom in 1901. He died in June 1953, in Exeter, Devon, England, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Sidney Crocker
1878–1953
Mary Anne Morrish
1874–
Marriage: October 1896
Lily Florence Crocker
1898–
James William Crocker
1900–
Percy Crocker
1901–1969
Fred Sidney Crocker
1905–1958
Wilfred John Crocker
1907–1988

Spouse and Children

    Male1878–1953Male

    Mary Anne Morrish

    Female1874–Female

MARRIAGE
October 1896
Rackenford, Devon, England
children

(5)

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 2

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 6

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 26

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of the various places in Normandy, France, called Crèvecoeur (‘heartbreak’), from Old French creve(r) ‘to break or destroy’, ‘to die’ + ceur ‘heart’, a reference to the infertility and unproductiveness of the land.2 English: occupational name for a potter, Middle English crockere, an agent derivative of Middle English crock ‘pot’ (Old English croc(ca)).3 Americanized spelling of German Krocker .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Sidney Crocker, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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