Mary Ann Fielding

22 March 1846–29 June 1922 (Age 76)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Fielding was born on 22 March 1846, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Joseph Fielding, was 48 and her mother, Mary Ann Peake, was 39. She married James McKnight on 18 July 1863, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850. She died on 29 June 1922, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James McKnight
Mary Ann Fielding
Marriage: 18 July 1863
Eloise Fielding McKnight
James Fielding MacKnight
Alice Adella McKnight
Joseph Fielding McKnight
Mabel Fielding McKnight
Walter Scott McKnight
Victor Rudolph McKnight
Awilda Josephine McKnight
Myrtle Mary Peake McKnight

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 July 1863Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1848 · Fire Destroys the Temple
    Age 2
    On October 9, 1848, an arsonists fire claimed everything but the outer walls of the Nauvoo Temple since the structure was made out of limestone and wood. It was meant to discourage the Saints that had fled to never come back.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 20
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Fielden .English: occasionally from a Middle English survival of Old English felding ‘dweller in the field(s), open country’.Irish: possibly a variant of McField (see McPhail ).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Emmigration to Utah

    Mary Ann Fielding Birth Date 22 March 1846 Death Date 29 June 1922 Heber C. Kimball Company (1848) Age at Departure: 2 Sources 1850 Utah Census, Salt Lake County. Burton, Rachel Fielding, A …

    Sources (52)

    • Mary Ann Fielding in entry for Alice Adella Bailey, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Mary A McKnight in household of Jacob R Kunkel, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Mary A Fielding in entry for Edmund Jenkins and Wilda M Kunkel, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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