Did Thomas Crapper have a wife?
Yes. Apparently her maiden name was Maria Green. She was born in 1837 and died in 1902.
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Answer . The first flushing thunder box was actually christened with Aussie slang in mind with yes crapper as the man. No the ancient Sumetia, Egypt and Indian's had invented it but in 1778 John Bramah made a better one. then in 1849 Stephen Green desighned the U-bend or water trap to stp the sm…ell.then in 1888 Doulton invented the water closet where a box was on top on the celeing and to flush you would pull a sting and the waste would go into a sewer. in 1915 it was modified were all you did was push a handle, the way you do now in days, and the waste was gone.In the last century Thomas Crapper had a company that made toilets,washbasins and baths. Can you guess how his name lived on?. I hope that answers your question. If you mean John Crapper he is the inventor of the porcelin toilet. A. Thomas Crapper held many patents for toilets , but the inventor was named John Harrington. Thus we have the two nicknames for the flush toilet. I bless them in memory often. Our lives would be much less civilized without their contributions. ( Full Answer )
\nHe was a plumber who founded Thomas Crapper & Co. Ltd. in London. Despite urban legend, Crapper did not invent the flush toilet (the myth being helped by the surname). However, Crapper put in effort to popularise it and did come up with some related inventions. He was noted for the quality of h…is products and received several Royal Warrants. The noun "crap" was in use long before he was born, but no longer used in Victorian Britain. The manhole covers with Crapper's company's name on them in Westminster Abbey are now a minor tourist attraction. Thomas Crapper and his company The story of Thomas Crapper and his achievements has been somewhat confused by Wallace Reyburn's 1969 book Flushed With Pride: The Story of Thomas Crapper ( ISBN 1-85702-860-0 ), a heavily fictionalised satirical biography in the style of scholarship . Adam Hart-Davis' later writings on Crapper help set the record straight. Crapper was born in Waterside, Yorkshire (near Thorne), in September 1836 (the exact date is unknown). His father Charles was a steamboat captain. At the age of 14, Crapper was apprenticed to a master plumber in Chelsea, London. After his apprenticeship and three years as a journeyman plumber, in 1861 he founded his own company at Robert Street, Chelsea. In 1866 he moved the business to nearby Marlborough Road (now part of Draycott Avenue). Thomas Crapper did not invent the flush toilet - credit is usually given to Sir John Harington in 1596, with Alexander Cummings' 1775 toilet regarded as the first of the modern line - but he did popularise it. He was a shrewd businessman, salesman and self-publicist. In a time when bathroom fixtures were barely spoken of, he heavily promoted sanitary plumbing and pioneered the concept of the bathroom fittings showroom. In the 1880s, Prince Edward (later Edward VII) purchased his country seat of Sandringham House in Norfolk and invited Thomas Crapper & Co. to supply the plumbing, including thirty lavatories with cedarwood seats and enclosures, thus giving Crapper his first Royal Warrant. The firm received further warrants from Edward as King and from George V both as Prince of Wales and as King. Contrary to popular belief, however, Crapper never received a knighthood and was never styled Sir Thomas Crapper. In 1904 Crapper retired, passing the firm to his nephew George and his business partner Robert Marr Wharam. Crapper lived at 12 Thornsett Road, Anerley for the last thirteen years of his life and died on January 27, 1910. He was buried in the nearby Elmers End Cemetery. In 1966, the company was sold by then-owner Robert G. Wharam (son of Robert Marr Wharam) on his retirement, to their rivals John Bolding & Sons. Bolding then went into liquidation in 1969. The company fell out of use until 1998, when the firm was acquired by Simon Kirby, a historian and collector of antique bathroom fittings, who relaunched the company in Stratford-upon-Avon, producing authentic reproductions of Crapper's original Victorian bathroom fittings. Source: http://www.answers.com/thomas+crapper?gwp=11&ver=22.214.171.1249&method=3 . ( Full Answer )
Contrary to popular belief Crapper did not invent the the flushing toilet. He did, however, do much to increase the popularity of the toilet, and developed some important related inventions, such as the the ballcock.
His wife was Martha Wales Skelton Jefferson ((October 30 [O.S. October 19] 1748 - September 6, 1782) Her maidenname was Wales. She was a widow when she married Jefferson andBathurst Skelton was her first husband.
She died on 6 September 1782 possibly of complications of diabetes shortly after giving birth to her seventh child.
l782, long before Thomas was in the White House. It is known Jefferson had several Black Mistresses.
Yes, Thomas Crapper did have many siblings. Being from a largerfamily Thomas Crapper was one of 8 children. He had 3 brothers and4 sisters.
Thomas JeffersonÃ¢??s wife was named Martha Wayles, who waspreviously a widow. They couple had 6 children, 5 of which weregirls.
Thomas Crapper invented the ballcock which was the first type of toilet thank you very much.
Yes. We probably wouldn't have a toilet without him. Plus, a majority of websites say that he does.
Thomas Crapper was born on September 28, 1836 and died on January 27, 1910. Thomas Crapper would have been 73 years old at the time of death or 178 years old today.
1778...but he actually he didnt inventthe first flush toliet.. Sir John Harrington did in 1596
yes. His wives were Mary Stilwell and Mina Edison. His children were: Marion Estelle Edison Thomas Alva Edison Jr. William Leslie Edison Madeleine Edison Charles Edison Theodore Miller Edison
Chanel Jefferson- Chanel was named after her because of her fashion during the Revoltionary War jkjkjkjkjkjkj her name was Martha Wayles Skelton
Thomas Becket was and Archbishop and therefore took a vow of chastity. He had no wife.
When Thomas Jefferson's first wife, Martha Jefferson died, he promised he would never remarry, which he technically kept. However, he did have more children with a mixed woman. Even if he wanted to it would have been illegal for him to marry her because interracial marriages were against the law in …this time period. The ironic thing is the children he bore with the woman were his slaves ( Full Answer )
Thomas Crapper did not invent the flush toilet, at the time he was just an extremely successful plumber. He had nothing to do at all with the invention .. and the toilet wasnt even invented at the time, it was called the water closet at the time and that was invented by Sir John Harrington. checkk y…aaa resourcesss .. ( Full Answer )
he killed himself! Nobody knows why though, umm, to be honest i just done a quick bit of research and that is what came up 2 b honest! lol:-)
thomas Edison had two wives Mary stilwell and mina miller but sadly Mary passed away in 1884 and in 1886 he met mina and they were together all the way until he pass away
Jefferson's wife was named Martha Wayles Skelton. He had 5 daughters who were named Martha, Jane, Mary, and two who were named Lucy. He also had a son, though he was never named.
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He lightened up her life with the question "Will you marry me?" under a tree during a lightning storm.
Thomas life was a very trialing one. he was constantly in trouble with the police for legal reasons regarding prostitution. Thomas was a different child from the very beginning he always found it hard to make friends. Although the janitor seemed to take a shining to him (In a Sexual Manner). Thomas …was brought up in a large family he had three sisters (Gertrude, Prudence and Thandi â¥â¥) and 4 brothers ( Maurice, Laurence, Badger and Gary). Thomas was a different child and he wasnt afraid to show it, a clear example of this was his "different" relationship with Thandi. Some would say they were closer then 2 siblings should be. So close, at times you could say they were "one". If you need more information please don't hesitate to email me as i am more then happy to help. Kindest Regards, Thomas Crappers ( Full Answer )
No, he really did invent the flush toilet. It's not that surprising; people starting calling the toilet "the crapper" because he invented it. The word did not exist before his invention. It wasn't like the word already existed, and by some hilarious coincidence a guy named Crapper just happened to i…nvent something that you, um...crap in. Besides, if the terms "crap" and "the crapper" had already existed, don't you think the Crapper family would have long since changed their name to something else? Crapport, maybe? ( Full Answer )
Apparrently there was a company called Thomas Crapper which made such things. It was therefore a Trade name. or so the syory goes, strange how these things catch on & become Language.
Mary Stilwell Edison first wife, died in 1884. They said it could of been from a brain tumor.
Because he was running low on poetry inspiration... Before, when she was alive, he was an architect, and wrote novels purely for financial gain, however, when he retired, he wanted to dedicate his life towards poems, and his wife was annoying to he killed the stupid bint so he could write 100 poe…ms in mourning for her... Seriously though, on reading the poems, you'd think "This guy needs to man the f*ck up and grow a f*cking pair"... it was only afterwards that I did some research and found out that he actually finished that whining bitch off that I had some respect for the guy. Hardy you crafty b*stard. ( Full Answer )
Yes. He was around from 1836-1910, lived in the north of England and was a plumber. He did not invent the flushing toilet, as a lot of people think, but he did develop some related things such as the ballcock.
He was inconsolable. He spent weeks, locked in his bedroom in absolute mourning for her.
Thomas Crapper helped make the flushable toilet more popular in the late 1800's as this was the name on the toilet "Thomas Crapper & Co"
Yes there are, one is located in Barnsley Gardens, a golfing resort north of Atlanta.. There is also one in London, beneath the Wesley Chapel in City Road. It has cedar wood and was installed in the late 1800s. . There is one in the Victor Horta Museum in Brussels.. There is a famous installatio…n of Thomas Crapper bathroomware at the Royal Palace of Sandringham, where the Royal Family stays for Christmas. . You can also buy replicas online. ( Full Answer )
Yes. The website "http://www.mountalverniahs.org/Mahs/Hist-Lit10/Adams/Children.htm" had this to say about Thomas Adams: Thomas married Ann Harrod, who was known as Nancy on May 16,1805. They had seven children.
He's never been specific about it although what is known is that it's a rare autoimmune disease like lupus whereby the body attacks itself. Symptoms include high fevers and hives, as well as seizures, just to name a few.
Crapper's Valveless Water Waste Preventer (Patent No 4,990). . See Flushed with Pride-The story of Thomas Crapper by Wallace Reyburn Pavilion Books ISBN1 85145 396 2
People were always complaining that they didn't like excretions being dropped on their heads from five stories above, and Thomas Crapper came up with the idea to make basins which could be flushed to a waste plant.
Thomas Jefferson had 2 wives. Amanda Hamos was his first wife and he had 4 kids. He was kinda busy if you know what i mean! Then, Jefferson cheated on Hamos and they got a divorce. Jefferson Eventually married the cheatette, Mary Gord, because he got her pregnant. So, they had 5 children and then Ma…ry Gord died of STD's. Jefferson never got married again, but had twenty eight children with 19 different woman. He never got married but he was always busy doing it with other girls, instead of doing work. ( Full Answer )
While there is a popular and false urban legend that Thomas Crapper invented the flush toilet, it happens to be a fact that Thomas Crapper was a real person, ( baptised 28 September 1836; died 27 January 1910) a plumber, and the holder of several plumbing related patents. In 1853 he was apprenticed… to his brother George, a plumber. Apprenticeship is like a hands-on education in a trade; better than formal school in many ways, and essential in Crapper's time when formal education was not freely available to everyone. ( Full Answer )
Thomas Jefferson became president in 1801. His wife, Martha Jefferson died in 1782. She is considered first lady even though she never served.
As Marriage assumes the equality of the spouses, technically a marriage between a Free Man and a Slave woman- well it would not go. This is true in all major religious bodies, certainly in Christian circles. Jefferson had several Black Mistresses- who were emancipated, not slave women, AFTER his wif…e died- and she passed on long before he became President. Miss Hanson ( sounds Scandinavian< was the best known). A man in Jefferson"s position could emanicpate people by Fiat ( official order) akin to the presidential power of Pardon. President Ford in one of his first official acts, Pardoned Richard Nixon even though he had never been formally accused of a crime. Close the Emergency doors last man out of the- err, Canal. ( Full Answer )
Jefferson lived near Charlottesville, VA at a plantation named Monticello. The home is still open to the public.
No, not yet at least. Roman Catholic Answer To the best of my knowledge, Thomas Crapper was a plumber who had a firm in London from the end of the 19th century into the 20th century. Odds are pretty good that he was an Anglican and no non-Catholic has ever been declared a saint.
Sarah Bush Johnston Lincoln (December 13, 1788 - April 12, 1869) was the second wife of Thomas Lincoln and stepmother of President of the United States Abraham Lincoln. She was born in Elizabethtown, Kentucky to Christopher and Hannah Bush. She married her first husband, Daniel Johnston, in 1806, an…d they had three children. When Daniel Johnston died in 1816 she became a widow ( Full Answer )
Thomas Jefferson's wife's name was Martha Wayles Skelton. Of course, it changed to Martha Wayles Jefferson after marriage.
Mary Ann Letch was Thomas " Satan" Brown's second wife's name. Sheand Browne married in 1875. His first wife's name is not mentionedin the annals of history that I researched.
It all depends on which wife you are talking about. He was married twice. The first wife was named Eleanor (Ellie). She and her child died in the child birth. (The child was stillborn.) The second wife was named Mary Anna Morrison Jackson. She gave birth to a child right around Christmas 1862. The b…aby's name was Julia. ( Full Answer )
Thomas Crapper was a plumber who founded a plumbing/manufacturing company, invented the ball-cock valve, and incorporated several other inventions into the manufacture of his toilets. He is credited with popularising the use of toilets in the modern home. He is also often (incorrectly) credited with… inventing the toilet itself... which had been around in various forms for thousands of years before he was born (including many flushing designs, bowls, pedastals, cisterns/tanks, etc). ( Full Answer )
She was actually executed secretly by thomas edison scientific proof that she scratched her name onto a wall of a church so that she would go to heaven.
Andrea Herberstein, that Thomas Hampson calls "wife", is in Chicago with him who is singing in Verdi's opera "Simon Boccanegra" at Chicago Civic Opera.
Thomas Lincoln married his second wife, Sarah Bush Lincoln in 1819.Ã Sarah had previously been married to Danile Johnston in 1806, they had three children and he died in 1816.Ã
Mary Stilwell Edison . She was born on September 06, 1855, inNewark, NJ and died August 09, 1884.