Mary Lorintha Clyde

1862–1940 (Age 78)
Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States

The Life of Mary Lorintha

When Mary Lorintha Clyde was born on 24 September 1862, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States, her father, George Washington Clyde Jr, was 37 and her mother, Jane McDonald, was 35. She married William Sydney Willes on 30 November 1882, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 8 November 1940, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Heber City Cemetery, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mary Lorintha Clyde
1862–1940
William Sydney Willes
1858–1938
Marriage: 30 November 1882
William Clyde Willes
1883–1947
Alzina Jane Willes
1885–1897
Claude Edwin Willes
1888–1944
Bertie Donald Willes
1889–1970
Mary Amina Willes
1899–1983

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
30 November 1882
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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World Events (8)

1863

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 1

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.
1886

Age 24

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: apparently a topographic name for someone who lived on the banks of the Clyde river (Gaelic Cluaidh, probably of pre-Celtic origin), which flows through Glasgow. This became established at a comparatively early date as a given name among American Blacks.

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight

BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM SIDNEY WILLES

  William Sidney Willes was born 5 September 1858 in Lehi, Utah, Utah Territory to William Sidney Smith and Alzina Lucinda Lott Willes.  He was the fourth child with seven sisters and one brother.     …

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Sources (3)

  • Mary L Willis in household of Edward F Shephard, "United States Census, 1930"
  • L. Mary Willis in household of S. William Willis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary L Clyde in household of George W Clyde, "United States Census, 1880"

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