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
1844–1897
Mary Britton
1852–1924
Marriage: 30 October 1870
Charlotte M Ferry
1871–1949
Arthur John Ferry
1874–1959
Elsie Mary Ferry
1879–1900
John Clarence Ferry
1887–1945

Spouse and Children

    Edward Ferry

    Male1844–1897Male

    Female1852–1924Female

MARRIAGE
30 October 1870
Elkhorn, Douglas, Nebraska, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    John H. Britton

    Male1845–1846Male

    Infant Britton

    Female1847–1847Female

    Thomas Hopkins Britton

    Male1848–1927Male

    Male1848–1928Male

    George William Britton

    Male1849–1864Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1863

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867

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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