Mary Ann Bloomfield

3 August 1814–18 May 1894 (Age 79)
Hopton, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Bloomfield was born on 3 August 1814, in Hopton, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Elias Bloomfield, was 30 and her mother, Mary Shade, was 35. She married John Chittock on 14 November 1835. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She immigrated to New York, United States in 1864. She died on 18 May 1894, in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Chittock
Mary Ann Bloomfield
Marriage: 14 November 1835
Richard Samuel Chattock
Samuel Chittock
James Chittock
Elizabeth Mary Chittock
Lydia Chittock

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 November 1835
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 13
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 22
    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

    Americanized form of Jewish Blumfeld: artificial compound of Yiddish blum ‘flower’ + feld ‘field’.English (East Anglia): from Blundeville, Norman habitational name from Blonville-sur-Mer in Calvados, France. The first element is probably an Old Norse personal name; the second is Old French ville ‘settlement’. In the 16th and 17th centuries in England, the endings -field and -ville were often used interchangeably; one branch of the Blundeville family continued using the -ville spelling while another chose Blom(e)field or Bloomfield.

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

    Story Highlight

    Excerpt from "Anna Lena Benson Willis" as told by Hilda Allean Willis Young

    ...Another story tell of Grandpa John Willis who cam to Salt Lake City from England with his wife Mary Ann Bloomfield who was ill due to the hardships encountered on the plains. Mary Ann’s beautiful …

    Sources (27)

    • Mary Ann Blomfield, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Mary A Willis in household of John Willis, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Mary Bloomfield in entry for Samuel Chittock, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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