George Crookston

3 May 1843–24 June 1926 (Age 83)
East Wemyss, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of George

When George Crookston was born on 3 May 1843, in East Wemyss, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, George Crookston, was 33 and his mother, Jean Hutchison, was 35. He married Agnes Crooks on 1 November 1863, in Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851 and American Fork Ward 2, Utah, Utah, United States in 1920. In 1920, at the age of 76, his occupation is listed as none. He died on 24 June 1926, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Crookston
Agnes Crooks
Marriage: 1 November 1863
Jane Jean Crookston
Jennette Crookston
George Crookston
Ellen Crookston
John Crookston
Raymond H. Crookston

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 November 1863Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland is established.
    Age 4
    The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland was formed in 1847. For most of its existence the United Presbyterian Church was the third largest Presbyterian Church in Scotland and flourished in Scotland for 53 years. After being reunited with the Church of Scotland in 1929, it continues to bring relief to the local communities.
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Midlothian and Lanarkshire): habitational name, according to Black, from a place in Renfrewshire, which was named as the estate of one Robert Croc. There are other places, in the Border and Lothian regions of Scotland, with this name, from which the surname could have arisen.

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

    Sources (28)

    • George Crookston in entry for Jane Youngman, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • George Crookston, "United States Census, 1870"
    • George Crookston, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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