Mary Ann Harris

26 December 1877–10 May 1924 (Age 46)
Lake View, Tooele, Utah, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Harris was born on 26 December 1877, in Lake View, Tooele, Utah, United States, her father, Henry Harris, was 29 and her mother, Grace Donaldson, was 17. She married Franklin Whitehouse Sr. on 23 February 1905, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States for about 4 years. She died on 10 May 1924, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Tooele City Cemetery, Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Franklin Whitehouse Sr.
Mary Ann Harris
Marriage: 23 February 1905
Alva Whitehouse
Leona Grace Whitehouse
Franklin Whitehouse Jr
Howard Whitehouse
Mary Lucille Whitehouse
Evelyn Whitehouse

Spouse and Children

23 February 1905
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 13

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English and Welsh (very common in southern England and South Wales): patronymic from the medieval English personal name Harry , pet form of Henry .2 This name is also well established in Ireland, taken there principally during the Plantation of Ulster. In some cases, particularly in families coming from County Mayo, both Harris and Harrison can be Anglicized forms of Gaelic Ó hEarchadha.3 Greek: reduced form of the Greek personal name Kharalambos, composed of the elements khara ‘joy’ + lambein ‘to shine’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary W. Harris in household of Henry Harris, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary A Whitehouse in household of Franklin Whitehouse, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary Whitehouse in household of Franklin Whitehouse, "United States Census, 1910"

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