Mary 'Polly' Whiting

23 November 1807–3 December 1862 (Age 55)
Whitehall, Whitehall, Washington, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Mary 'Polly'

When Mary 'Polly' Whiting was born on 23 November 1807, in Whitehall, Whitehall, Washington, New York, United States, her father, Nathaniel Whiting, was 23 and her mother, Ida Mercy Caroline Young, was 27. She married Osmyn Merrit Deuel about 1828, in Whitehall, Whitehall, Washington, New York, United States. She lived in Davis, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850. She died on 3 December 1862, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Osmyn Merrit Deuel
Mary 'Polly' Whiting
Marriage: about 1828

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1828Whitehall, Whitehall, Washington, New York, United States
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    World Events (6)

    Age 1
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    Age 5
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 18
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Whiting (Old English Hwīting, a patronymic from the personal name Hwīta, from hwīt ‘white’ applied as a nickname).History: Rev. Samuel Whiting arrived in Boston, MA, in May 1636, and made his home in Lynn, MA.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Pioneer Log Home of the William and Osmyn Deuel families

    Newspaper article 19 NOV 1985 (Deseret News?) One of only two surviving 1847 vintage Utah Mormon pioneer log homes has been restored, placed in a permanent location and opened for public view. A ribb …

    Sources (15)

    • Mary Dewel in household of Osborn Dewel, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mary Deuel, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Mary Duel in household of O M Duel, "United States Census, 1860"

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