Mary Catherine Priscott

6 December 1866–8 July 1951 (Age 84)
Devonport, Plymouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Catherine

When Mary Catherine Priscott was born on 6 December 1866, in Devonport, Plymouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Prescott, was 38 and her mother, Mary Gunn, was 37. She married William James Ridd on 21 March 1888, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1868 and lived in Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 8 July 1951, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William James Ridd
Mary Catherine Priscott
Marriage: 21 March 1888
John William Ridd
Clifford James Ridd
Ruth Leona Ridd
Earl Stanford Ridd
May Evelyn Ridd
William Priscott Ridd
Marie Christmas Ridd
Grant Raymond Ridd
Lorna Doone Ridd
Alice Helen Ridd

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 March 1888Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 1
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
    Age 14
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 24
    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

    English: see Prescott .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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    Sources (42)

    • Prescott in entry for Ridd, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • Marry C Prescot Ridd, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Mary C Ridd in entry for Frank E Hammell, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Marriage Records, 1906-1968"

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