Mary Ann Prestwich

3 February 1861–31 December 1929 (Age 68)
Dukinfield, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Prestwich was born on 3 February 1861, in Dukinfield, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Prestwich, was 44 and her mother, Jane Langshaw, was 42. She married Moses Hefner Draper on 11 September 1879, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1892 and Provo Bench, Utah, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 31 December 1929, in Midvale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Moses Hefner Draper
Mary Ann Prestwich
Marriage: 11 September 1879
Aaron Draper
Gilbert Draper
Heber C Draper
Caroline Draper
Oscar Draper
Mary Jane Draper
Rachel Mirrlia Draper
Sylvia Omia Celestia Draper

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 September 1879Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


    +3 More Children

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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1878 · Bacup Natural History Society
    Age 17
    The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.
    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
    Age 19
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place in Lancashire (now Greater Manchester), so called from Old English prēost ‘priest’ + wīc ‘outlying settlement’, or from other places with the same derivation. Variants such as Prestidge, Prestage, etc., parallel the local pronunciation of the Lancashire name. Compare Preston .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Prestwich Family Pioneer Company

    "Names of Immigrants," Deseret News, [Weekly], 24 Sep. 1862, 98. [SIXTH CHURCH TRAIN] CAPT. HORTON D HEIGHT’S [HAIGHT'S] COMPANY.Jane, Sarah, Caroline, Jane, William, Cyrus, George and Morgan Pestwic …

    Sources (23)

    • Mary Ann Draper in entry for Omia Celestia Draper, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Mary Ann Prestwich Draper in household of Moses H Draper, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Mary Ann Prestwitch in entry for Rae Draper Williamson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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