William Stephen Crooks

Male23 February 1896–14 January 1985

Brief Life History of William Stephen

When William Stephen Crooks was born on 23 February 1896, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, his father, William " Willie" Crooks, was 31 and his mother, Anne Trousdale, was 32. He had at least 1 son. He died on 14 January 1985, in his hometown, at the age of 88, and was buried in Dundonald Cemetery, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

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William Stephen Crooks
Archibald Crooks

Sources (1)

  • William Stephen Crooks, "Ireland Civil Registration Indexes, 1845-1958"

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World Events (8)


Age 12

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.


Age 18

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.


Age 28

First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

Name Meaning

habitational name from Crookes in Sheffield (Yorkshire), named with Old Norse krókr ‘hook, bend’.

variant of Crook , with post-medieval excrescent -s.


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

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