Oct. 3, 1799 Clarendon Rutland County Vermont, USA
Mar. 7, 1887 Leslie Ingham County Michigan, USA
Son of Andrew & Anna (Leland) Crocker. This family descends from John Alden and Priscilla Mullins of the Mayflower. See alden.org.
There is more biographical info under the husbands of Polly Crocker Wilcox and Cynthia Crocker Jackson. Alice M. Hunt Crocker, second wife of Willis W Crocker, saved a family bible that Alden Society has a copy.
First wife Polly Watson. Married 20 Nov 1823 Stafford Genessee Co NY.
1850 NY Census Erie Co ALDEN Andrew Crocker 50 Polly Crocker 46 Orlando Crocker 17 James A Crocker 14 Polly A Crocker 12 Cynthia J Crocker 10 William W Crocker 7 Willis W Crocker 5 Agnes Crocker 3
From The Cornerstone Township, A pictorial history of Rives Township: Under Factories: The next factory was built by Andrew Crocker on the farm now owned by Charles Barnum (1976) on Perrine Rd, sec 10. He had a cooper shop. He manufactured barrels.
1860 MI Census Jackson Co Rives Andrew Cracker 60 Polly Cracker 56 William Cracker 17 Willis Cracker 15 Agnes Cracker 13
Groom's Name: Andrew Crocker Bride's Name: Diantha Barret Marriage Date: 03 Oct 1863 Marriage Place: Jackson,Michigan Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M51849-4 System Origin: Michigan-ODM Source Film Number: 941633 Collection: Michigan Marriages, 1822-1995
1870 MI Census Jackson Co Rives Andrew Crocker 70 Louisa M Crocker 55
1880 MI Census Ingham Co Rives Andrew Crocker 80 Biantha Crocker 65
Obituary, The Leslie Local, March 11, 1887, page 1, DIED. CROCKER, At his home in the village of Leslie, March 7, 1887, aged 87 years, five months and four days. Andrew Crocker was born in Clarendon, Rutland Co, Vermont, October 8 or 3?, 1799, of a family of 15 children, nine boys and six girls, only one now living. He moved to Washington County, New York in 1806, married Polly Watson there on November 20, 1823, moved to Michigan in 1857 and she died five years later; married Mrs Diantha Barret who lives to mourn the loss of her husband. The cause of his death was apoplexy, hurried by ripe old age. Funeral services were held at the Free Will Baptist church yesterday, Rev Van Wormer officiating.
The tombstones of all children who lived to adulthood are linked except two sons: Noah Webster Crocker (1829 NY - 1909 Chicago, IL) and Alonzo D. Crocker (1831-1863, Civil War).
My Father's house has many rooms; If that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me, that you also may be where I am. You know ...(Read more) -
Jeannie Added: Jan. 13, 2012
FATHERS DAY GREETINGS TO HEAVENLY DADS! -
Jeannie Added: Jun. 19, 2011