Mary Ann Shaw

1 February 1861–27 January 1928 (Age 66)
Ashton in Makerfield, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Shaw was born on 1 February 1861, in Ashton in Makerfield, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Samuel Shaw, was 20 and her mother, Margaret Taylor, was 20. She married James Edward Lunt on 1 September 1881, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Nephi Election Precinct, Juab, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 27 January 1928, in Mammoth, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Eureka, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Edward Lunt
Mary Ann Shaw
Marriage: 1 September 1881
Lillie Lunt
Lorin Lunt
Maggie May Lunt
Harriet La Vern Lunt
Pearl Lunt
Ada Lunt
James Samuel Lunt
Leona Lunt
Hosmer Steele Lunt
Edward Earl Lunt

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 September 1881Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +9 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 (Yorkshire and Lancashire): from Middle English s(c)hawe, s(c)haghe ‘small wood, grove, thicket’ (Old English sceaga). The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived in or by a small wood, or habitational, for someone from any of the many places so named. Shaw and Shawe are most frequent in Lancashire and Yorkshire, where Shaw in Oldham (Lancashire) may be a principal source of the surname. The English and Lowland Scottish surname was also established in Ireland in the 17th century.Scottish: shortened form of various surnames from the Gaelic personal name Sitheach, derived from sithech ‘wolf’.Irish (Down and Antrim): adopted for Ó Síthigh ‘descendant of Sítheach’, a personal name based on sítheach ‘peaceful’. Compare Sheehy .

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

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    Sources (36)

    • Mary Shaw in entry for Unknown, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Mary A Lunt in household of James Edward Lunt, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Mary A Shaw, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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