Mary Frances Peel

17 December 1855–22 April 1937 (Age 81)
Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Frances

When Mary Frances Peel was born on 17 December 1855, in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States, her father, Benjamin Peel, was 30 and her mother, Nancy Agnes Turnbull, was 33. She married Amos Cook on 4 January 1875, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 9 daughters. She lived in Bountiful Election Precinct, Davis, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 22 April 1937, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Amos Cook
Mary Frances Peel
Marriage: 4 January 1875
Mary Ann Cook
Amos Cook Jr
Martha Matilda Cook
Mark Peel Cook
Louisa Cook
Ella Cook
Nellie Cook
Myrtle Artecia Cook
Clarence Leo Cook
Orin Theo Cook
Wilda Artulus Cook
Elmer Clyde Cook
Ethel Cook
Leone Cook

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 January 1875Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 2
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1877 · The First Stake was organized in Bountiful
    Age 22
    Thirty years after the foundation of Bountiful, the first stake was organized by Heber C. Kimball and is still functioning today with eight wards being affiliated with it.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly northern): topographic name for someone who lived or worked at a small castle, a wooden fort, or a house defended by a palisade (Middle English and Old French pel, piel ‘stake, pallisade’), or a habitational name from a place so named.English (mainly northern): variant of Pell .English (mainly northern): nickname from Middle English and Old French pel ‘stake’, perhaps for a tall, thin person.

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

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    Sources (40)

    • Mary Frances Peel Cook in entry for Unknown, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Mary F L Cook in household of Amos Cook, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Mary Francis Peel in entry for William B Roberts and Leone C Logan, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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