Looking for parents and ancestors of William Abraham Crocker born in Somersetshire, England, ca 1823.

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Are there any records in England for William's birth or ancestry?

Family Search info says he was born in Somersetshire based on these records:

  1. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 , Source number: 1161.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: PK2.
  2. 1880 United States Federal Census , Year: 1880; Census Place: Cimarron, Colfax, New Mexico; Roll: 802; Family History Film: 1254802; Page: 205C; Enumeration District: 006; Image: 0412
WikiTree profile: William Crocker
in Genealogy Help by John Kingman G2G6 Mach 1 (20k points)
Did not find his parents.
Thank you Frank!  Much obliged.

John Kingman

6 Answers

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http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Crocker&GSiman=1&GScid=38005&GRid=40803775&

William A Crocker

Birth:  unknown, England
Death:  Mar. 19, 1881
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William A Crocker is living in Cimarron and listed as born in England, aged 54 years in the 1880 US census. His wife is Jane, age 42, born in England, and he is a butcher. Twin sons, George & Francis, age 14 born in Colorado. 
 
Family links: 
 Children:
  Frank O Crocker (1866 - 1908)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cimarron Cemetery 
Cimarron
Colfax County
New Mexico, USA
 
Created by: Don Stowell
Record added: Aug 18, 2009 
Find A Grave Memorial# 40803775

 

by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (2.1m points)

William A Crocker
Added by: Don Stowell

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http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Crocker&GSiman=1&GScid=38005&GRid=75791899&

Jane Crocker

Birth:  1839
Death:  1897
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Burial:
Cimarron Cemetery 
Cimarron
Colfax County
New Mexico, USA
Plot: Mt View Cemetery
 
Created by: Barbara Ivey
Record added: Aug 31, 2011 
Find A Grave Memorial# 75791899

 

by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (2.1m points)
edited by Frank Gill
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Name: William Crocker
Gender: Male
Baptism Date: 16 Feb 1823
Baptism Place: Pawlett, Somerset, England
Father: John Crocker
Mother: Mary Crocker
FHL Film Number: 1526382

 England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.

by Doug Lockwood G2G Astronaut (2.4m points)
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Parents Marriage:

Name: John Crocker
Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 18 Mar 1820
Marriage Place: Evercreech,Somerset,England
Spouse: Mary Diet

 

Source Information

 England, Marriages, 1538–1973. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.

by Doug Lockwood G2G Astronaut (2.4m points)
+1 vote

Father:

Name: John Crocker
Gender: Male
Baptism Date: 2 Jul 1797
Baptism Place: , Evercreech, Somerset, England
Father: James Crocker
Mother: Hannah

England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.

by Doug Lockwood G2G Astronaut (2.4m points)
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Father's sibling:

Name: Elisabeth Crocker
Event Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 12 Dec 1699
Baptism Place: Bishops Hull, Somerset, England
Parish as it Appears: Hillbishopps
Phillimore Ecclesiastical Parish Map:

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Father: James Crocker
Mother: Hannah Crocker

 

Source Citation

Somerset Heritage Service; Taunton, Somerset, England; Somerset Parish Records, 1538-1914; Reference Number: D\P\b.hl/2/1/4

by Doug Lockwood G2G Astronaut (2.4m points)
Was the Father's sibling baptised in 1699 or is that a typo?

John

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