Hazel Winnifred Ashcroft

1907–1976 (Age 68)
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Hazel Winnifred

When Hazel Winnifred Ashcroft was born on 27 March 1907, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Samuel Ferguson Ashcroft, was 35 and her mother, Maud Chadwick, was 24. She married Arthur D. Eastwood in 1931, in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. She lived in Needham, Needham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1940 and Needham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1942. She died on 13 January 1976, in Biddeford, York, Maine, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Hazel Winnifred Ashcroft
Arthur D. Eastwood
Marriage: 1931

Spouse & Children

Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Samuel Ferguson Ashcroft


  • Maud Chadwick




World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1917 · World War I Contributions

Age 10

The legislature of Maine dedicated approximately $1 million towards World War I at the time that US involvement began. By the time armistice would be declared in 1918, Maine contributed roughly 35,000 men and $116 million.

Age 20

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Hazel Ashcroft in household of Thomas H Burrows, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hazel W Ashcroft in household of Samuel Ashcroft, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Hazel W Eastwood in household of Arthur D Eastwood, "United States Census, 1940"

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