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My 2nd Great Grandfather Allen T Crooker

Allen T Crooker Family

Allen Henry Trowbridge Crooker was born at North Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, 14 October 1851, son of Allen Jay and Hannah (Millett) Crooker.  He died at Norway, Oxford County, Maine, 23 September 1919.

In the Census enumerated in Paris, Oxford County, Maine on 16 June 1860, Allen T and his mother Hannah (Millett) Crooker are recorded. He is listed as 7 years old and his mother as 30 years old. They were living with Emmor Rawson. I have not been able to find the tie to Emmor Rawson. My assumption is that he was a relative to Hannah Millett, but I have never been able to find her birth records to verify. I was never able to find Allen Jay Crooker in the 1860 Census for Maine or Massachusetts.

In the Census enumerated in Paris, Oxford County, Maine on 22 June 1870, Allen T was living with his parents. His father is listed as a farmer aged 47 and he is listed as a Farm Laborer at the age 18.

In the Census enumerated in Norway, Oxford County, Maine on 18 June 1880, Allen T was living with his parents in Norway. His father aged 57 is listed as a farmer and Allen T at the age 28 is listed as a farmer.

He married at Norway, Oxford County, Maine, 13 April 1887 at age 35, Algenora Bradbury. She was born 18 Jul 1863 and was age 23 at marriage, daughter of Joseph A. and Sarah J. (Mixer) Bradbury. She died 24 April 1961.

In the Census enumerated in Norway, Oxford County, Maine on 14 June 1900, Allen and his wife Algenora are recorded with the first three of his children Hattie, Joseph, and John.

In the Census enumerated on Pleasant Street in Norway, Oxford County, Maine on 15 & 16 April 1910, Allen and his wife Algenora are recorded with the later three children John, George, and Ruth.

In the 1918 Norway town directory Allen T Crooker was listed as a laborer living on 22 Winter Street. 

 Allen T and Algenora (Bradbury) Crooker had five children:

        i.            Hattie L Crooker, b. 20 Jan 1888; d. 30 Jan 1974

      ii.            Joseph Allen Crooker, b. 18 Aug 1889; d. 06 Jun 1949

    iii.            John Roscoe Crooker, b. 05 Jun 1895; d. 22 Nov 1944

    iv.            George Frank Crooker, b. 03 Aug 1901; d. 20 Nov 2003

      v.            Ruth F Crooker, b. 17 Sep 1903; d. 04 Jul 1960