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Joseph Crofts


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   2620 1.0 Joseph Croftsmale
2611 Father: Richard Crofts   b. about 1808 at Braybrooke, Northamptonshire
2612 Mother: Ann Tilley   b. about 1807 at Cottingham, Northamptonshire
Baptism: 01 Aug 1846 at DesboroughIGI

Married: Mary Ann Shenton  1870BMD
b. 14 Jul 1850, at Barlaston, Staffordshire

   161992.1 Thomas Croftmale
Birth: about 1877, at Florence, Stoke-on-Trent, StaffordshireCensus

   162002.2 Lavinia E Croftfemale
Birth: about 1878, at Florence, Stoke-on-Trent, StaffordshireCensus

   162012.3 Joseph Croftmale
Birth: about 1880, at Dresden, Stoke-on-Trent, StaffordshireCensus



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