Mary Britton

5 August 1852–3 April 1924 (Age 71)
Monon, White, Indiana, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Britton was born on 5 August 1852, in Monon, White, Indiana, United States, her father, John Britton, was 51 and her mother, Catharine Shigley, was 34. She married Edward Ferry on 30 October 1870, in Elkhorn, Douglas, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Nebraska, United States in 1870 and Seward, Nebraska, United States in 1880. She died on 3 April 1924, in Rawlins, Carbon, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Grand Encampment, Carbon, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Ferry
Mary Britton
Marriage: 30 October 1870
Charlotte M Ferry
Arthur John Ferry
Elsie Mary Ferry
John Clarence Ferry

Spouse and Children

    Edward Ferry



30 October 1870
Elkhorn, Douglas, Nebraska, United States


Parents and Siblings



    John H. Britton


    Infant Britton


    Thomas Hopkins Britton



    George William Britton


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World Events (8)


Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 15

Nebraska is the 37th state.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 20

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Brittain .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Britton in household of John Britton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Britton in household of John Britton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Ferry in household of Edward Ferry, "United States Census, 1880"

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