John Crooks

Male Abt 1836 - 1899  (~ 63 years)


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  • Name John Crooks 
    Born Abt 1836  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Feb 1899  Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 17 Feb 1899  Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I87  Meakem
    Last Modified 13 May 2020 

    Family 1 Ellen Roach,   b. Abt 1842, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1876, Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years) 
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann Crooks,   b. Feb 1860, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John William Crooks,   b. Jul 1863, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1946  (Age ~ 83 years)
     3. Ellen "Ella" Crooks,   b. Abt 1866, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1929  (Age ~ 63 years)
    +4. Emma Crooks,   b. 11 May 1868, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1940, Kings County, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     5. Elizabeth Crooks,   b. 18 Sep 1872, New York City, New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1908, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     6. Jane "Jennie" Crooks,   b. 27 Nov 1874, Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1911  (Age 36 years)
    Last Modified 12 May 2020 
    Family ID F29  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Caroline Stander or Stoute,   b. 1848-1855, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1911  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 8 Jun 1885  Manhattan, New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 13 May 2020 
    Family ID F45  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Documents
    1870 US Census for John Crooks Household
    1870 US Census for John Crooks Household
    New York City, New York, New York

    In the household:
    John Crooks, 34, Huckster, born in England
    Ellen, 28, Keeping House, born in Ireland
    Mary A, 10, born in England
    John Wm, 7, born in NY
    Ellen, 5, born in NY
    Emma, 2, born in NY
    1872 Birth Index for Elizabeth Crooks
    1872 Birth Index for Elizabeth Crooks
    18 September 1872, New York City, New York, New York

    Name: Elizabeth Crooks
    Birth: 18 Sep 1872
    Residence: Greenwich St 404
    Parents: John Crooks and Ellen Roach

    Note: the original record is in the process of being obtained.

    Ancestry.com, New York, New York, Index to Birth Certificates, 1866-1909
    1874 Baptism Index for Johanna Crooks
    1874 Baptism Index for Johanna Crooks
    6 December 1874, St Michael, Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, United States

    Name: Johanna Crooks
    Baptism date: 6 Dec 1874
    Baptism place: St Michael's Catholic Church, Jersey City
    Birth date: 27 Nov 1874
    Parents: John and Ellen Roach

    Note: the original record is in the process of being obtained.

    FamilySearch.org, New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980
    1880 US Census for John Crooks Household
    1880 US Census for John Crooks Household
    New York City, New York, New York

    50 Vestry Street
    John Crooks, 40, Widowed, Truck Driver, born in England, parents born in England
    Mary Ann, 18, Daughter, Single, Tobacco Stripper, born in MD
    John W, 15, Son, Single, Mustard Mills, born in NY
    Ellen, 14, Daughter, Single, At home, born in NY
    Emma, 11, Daughter, Single, At school, born in NY
    Lizzie, 7, Daughter, Single, born in NY
    Jennie, 5, Daughter, Single, born in NY
    1885 Marriage Index for John William Crooks and Carnie Degwat [Carrie Degroot]
    1885 Marriage Index for John William Crooks and Carnie Degwat [Carrie Degroot]
    8 June 1885, Manhattan, New York, New York

    Marriage: 8 Jun 1885
    Groom: John William Crooks, age 45, son of Thomas and Mary Ann
    Bride: Carnie Degwat, age 37, daughter of Wm and Rachel Stander

    Note: the original record is in the process of being obtained.

    FamilySearch.org, New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940
    1892 New York Census for Jno Crooks Household
    1892 New York Census for Jno Crooks Household
    Brooklyn, Kings, New York

    In the household:
    Jno Crooks, age 57, born in England, Truck Driver
    Cath Crooks, age 44, born in US
    Jennie Crooks, age 17, born in US

    Ancestry.com, New York, State Census, 1892
    1897 Will of John Crooks
    1897 Will of John Crooks
    Brooklyn, Kings, New York

    Will date: 27 Jul 1897
    Probate date: 7 Mar 1899

    John Crooks of 242 High Street, Brooklyn
    Wife: Caroline Crook
    Children: 6 [unnamed]

    Ancestry.com, New York, Wills and Probate Records, 1659-1999
    1899 Death Index for John Crooks
    1899 Death Index for John Crooks
    14 February 1899, Brooklyn, Kings, New York

    Name: John Crooks
    Death: 14 Feb 1899
    Address: 244 High St, New York City
    Age: 49
    Marital status: Married
    Occupation: Truckman
    Birthplace: England
    Burial: 17 Feb 1899, Holy Cross

    Note: the original record is in the process of being obtained.

    FamilySearch.org, New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949
    1899 Probate of John Crooks
    1899 Probate of John Crooks
    Kings County, New York

    Name: John Crooks
    Died: 14 Feb 1899
    Probate: 7 Mar 1899
    Real property: $8,500
    Personal property: $2,800

    All persons entitled to any portion of the estate:
    Caroline Crooks - Widow - 244 High St, Brooklyn
    John W Crooks - Son - 244 High St, Brooklyn
    Jennie Crooks - Daughter - 244 High St, Brooklyn
    Mary A Campbell - Daughter - 73 West 102d St, New York
    Ella Crooks - Daughter - 136 East 61st St, New York
    Emma Baillet - Daughter - 103 West 101st St, New York
    Elizabeth Crooks - Daughter - 103 West 101st St, New York

    Ancestry.com, New York, Wills and Probate Records, 1659-1999
    1908 Death Index for Elizabeth Crooks
    1908 Death Index for Elizabeth Crooks
    9 April 1908, Brooklyn, Kings, New York

    Name: Elizabeth Crooks
    Marital status: Single
    Age: 33
    Birth place: New York City
    Death: 9 Apr 1908
    Address: 353 57th St
    Burial: 12 Apr in Holy Cross Cemetery
    Parents: John Crooks (born England) and Ellen Crooks (born Ireland)

    Note: the original record is in the process of being obtained.

    Ancestry.com, New York, New York, Index to Death Certificates, 1862-1948
    1911 Death Index for Jennie Crooks
    1911 Death Index for Jennie Crooks
    24 September 1911, Brooklyn, Kings, New York

    Name: Jennie Crooks
    Marital status: Single
    Age: 34
    Death: 24 Sep 1911
    Burial: 27 Sep 1911, Holy Cross Cemetery
    Parents: John Crooks (born England) and Helen Crooks (born Ireland)

    Note: the original record is in the process of being obtained.

    Ancestry.com, New York, New York, Index to Death Certificates, 1862-1948
    1940 Death Index for Emma Crooks Baillet
    1940 Death Index for Emma Crooks Baillet
    25 December 1940, Brooklyn, New York

    Name: Emma Baillet
    Marital status: Widowed
    Age: 70
    Birth: 11 May 1870
    Residence: 621 53 St, New York
    Death: 25 Dec 1940
    Burial: 28 Dec 1940
    Father: John Crooks, born in England
    Mother: Ellen Crooks, born in Ireland
    Son: Harry Baillet

    Note: the original record is in the process of being obtained.

    Ancestry.com, New York, New York, Index to Death Certificates, 1862-1948

    Headstones
    Headstone of John and Elizabeth Crooks
    Headstone of John and Elizabeth Crooks
    Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings, New York

    In Memory of
    John Crooks
    Died 14 Feb 1899
    Aged 64 Years

    Also His Beloved Daughter
    Elizabeth Crooks
    Died 9 Apr 1908

    Caroline Mosser
    Died 2 May 1911
    Aged 63 Years

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