Mary Ann Greenhalgh

13 January 1856–25 July 1864 (Age 8)
Pendlebury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Greenhalgh was born on 13 January 1856, in Pendlebury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Greenhalgh, was 27 and her mother, Elizabeth Bowker, was 23. She lived in Horwich, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Burnley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1871. She died on 25 July 1864, in Pawnee Village, Webster, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 8.

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Family Time Line

William Greenhalgh
1828–1887
Elizabeth Bowker
1832–1864
Mary Ann Greenhalgh
1856–1864
Judith Greenhalgh
1857–1858
Judith Ann Greenhalgh
1860–1860
Hannah Greenhalgh
1862–1864

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers
Age 3
The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.
1863
Age 7
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 7
The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from either of two places in Lancashire called Greenhalgh, from Old English grēne ‘green’ + holh ‘hollow’. Compare Greener .

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

Possible Related Names

Greener
Greenough

Sources (10)

  • Mary Ann Greenhalf in household of William Greenhalf, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Mary Ann Greenhalgh in household of William Greenhalgh, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • William Greenhalgh family deaths on the plains Deseret News 1865-03-01 :: Deseret News 2

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