Theodore Edward Ashcroft

1905–1993 (Age 88)
Colorado, United States

The Life of Theodore Edward

When Theodore Edward Ashcroft was born on 24 May 1905, in Colorado, United States, his father, Peter Ashcroft, was 44 and his mother, Susan or Susie McDonald, was 36. He married Hazel H Swearingen on 26 August 1938, in Clifton, Mesa, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Mesa, Colorado, United States for about 5 years and Metaline Election Precinct, Pend Oreille, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 13 August 1993, at the age of 88, and was buried in Grand Junction, Mesa, Colorado, United States.

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Theodore Edward Ashcroft
Hazel H Swearingen
Marriage: 26 August 1938
Edward Spencer Ashcroft

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26 August 1938
Clifton, Mesa, Colorado, United States


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1909 · Garden of the Gods Park

Age 4

In 1879, railroad tycoon, Charles Elliott Perkins bought 240 acres whrere The Garden of the Gods is located, and planned to use it as a summer home. Perkins died in 1907 before he could establish it as a public park. Perkin's children donated the now 480 acres to the city of Colorado Springs, to become a public park.

Age 24

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • F E Ashcroft, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Teddy Ashcroft in household of Susie Ashcroft, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Theodore Ashcroft in household of Susie Ashoroft, "United States Census, 1930"

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