Mary Abbott Williams

26 April 1884–4 June 1976 (Age 92)
Wellsville, Cache, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of Mary Abbott

When Mary Abbott Williams was born on 26 April 1884, in Wellsville, Cache, Utah Territory, United States, her father, Richard Harvey Williams, was 42 and her mother, Harriett Ann Abbott, was 31. She married Mouritz Alma Mouritsen on 9 August 1905, in Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Ogden City Legislative District 4, Ogden City Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1940 and Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1959. She died on 4 June 1976, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Mouritz Alma Mouritsen
Mary Abbott Williams
Marriage: 9 August 1905
Stella Mouritsen
Frank Alma Mouritsen

Spouse and Children

9 August 1905
Cache, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1896 · The Logan Temple Barn

Age 12

The Logan Temple Barn was built on the edge of the Logan temple property to house the animals belonging to the builders of the temple. It was one of only two stone barns built in Cache Valley. These barns became obsolete during the rise of the automobile era. The building and the land it was on was sold in 1919 and became an automobile repair shop. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on December 19, 1985, and is still standing today.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 24

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

English (also very common in Wales): patronymic from William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary A Williams Mouritsen in household of Mouritz Alma Mouritsen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Mary Williams in household of Harriet Williams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Mouritsen in household of Mourtiz A Mouritsen, "United States Census, 1940"

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