Mary Capitolia Beirdneau

12 August 1859–24 March 1943 (Age 83)
Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Capitolia

When Mary Capitolia Beirdneau was born on 12 August 1859, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, her father, Nehemiah Wood Beirdneau, was 35 and her mother, America Ann Steele, was 30. She married Heber Chase Harrison on 28 February 1876, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She immigrated to Canada in 1899 and lived in Alberta, Canada for about 5 years and Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada in 1926. She died on 24 March 1943, in Magrath, Cardston, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 83, and was buried in Magrath Cemetery, Magrath, Cardston, Alberta, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Heber Chase Harrison
Mary Capitolia Beirdneau
Marriage: 28 February 1876
Angelina Capitolia Harrison
Heber James Harrison
Inez America Harrison
Afton Gladys Harrison
Fanny Pearl Harrison
Genevieve Katherine 'Katie' Or 'Kate' Harrison
Leland Albert Harrison

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 February 1876Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1865 · The Union Roller Mill
    Age 6
    The Union Roller Mill was built to help grind the grain that was harvested in the Cache Valley and the other surrounding areas. It was later renamed the Thatcher Milling & Elevator Company and the old millstones were discarded.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 22
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    Hebrew: Bitter; Marion is the French form.

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    Story Highlight

    Mary Capitolia Beirdneau (Harrison)

    Mary is Gladys's Grandmother . Mary was born crossing the plains . She married Heber Chase Harrison and had Inez Harrison who is Gladys's Mother , Inez married Samuel Pyrah in Alberta Canada. Inez and …

    Sources (14)

    • Captolia Borden in household of Neamiah Borden, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Capitolia Harrison in household of Heber Charles Harrison, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"
    • Capitola Marie Beirdneau in entry for Katie Genevieve Harrison, "Idaho, Birth Index, 1861-1911"

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