Richard Mainwaring

18 November 1827–22 December 1854 (Age 27)
Orleton, Herefordshire, England

The Life of Richard

When Richard Mainwaring was born on 18 November 1827, his father, Edward Mainwaring, was 44 and his mother, Margaret Nash, was 51. He married Sarah Ann Palmer on 27 December 1852, in Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Byton, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 22 December 1854, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 27, and was buried in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah Territory, United States.

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Richard Mainwaring
Sarah Ann Palmer
Marriage: 27 December 1852
Richard Francis Mainwaring

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27 December 1852
Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 6

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 9

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from a lost place, of uncertain location, named in Anglo-Norman French as mesnil Warin ‘domain of Warin’ ( see Waring ). The surname has had a large number of variant spellings; it is normally pronounced ‘Mannering’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Richard Mainwaring in household of William Price, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Richard Mainwaring in household of Edward Mainwaring, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Richard Mainwaring, "England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898"

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