Mary Jane Hepworth

23 December 1855–9 March 1926 (Age 70)
Drighlington, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Hepworth was born on 23 December 1855, in Drighlington, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Hepworth, was 39 and her mother, Mary Hirst, was 35. She married Richard John Moxey Bee on 13 December 1869, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Bloomington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States in 1880. She died on 9 March 1926, in Georgetown, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Georgetown Cemetery, Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard John Moxey Bee
1835–1912
Mary Jane Hepworth
1855–1926
Marriage: 13 December 1869
Bee
1872–1872
Martha Hannath Bee
1873–1873
Mary Bee
1874–1897
Elizabeth Eleanor Bee
1880–1947
Joseph Hepworth Bee
1884–1984
Harriet Althea Bee
1888–1988
James Bee
1893–1893

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 December 1869Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1864
    Age 9
    Historical Boundaries 1864: Owyhee, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1875: Bear Lake, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bear Lake, Idaho, United States
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 20
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name primarily from Hepworth (Yorkshire) or, less likely, from the place so named in Suffolk. The Yorkshire placename derives from an Old English personal name Heppa + Old English worth ‘enclosure’, while the Suffolk placename comes from Old English hēope ‘rose hip’ or hēopa ‘dog rose, bramble’ + worth.

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

    Story Highlight

    according to Mom's (Evelyn) personal record she was blessed by A. W Rything on 7 Jan. 1917. She was baptized 5 June 1926 in the Sandcreek canal by the Jameston Church by Alfred Harker. She was then co …

    Sources (40)

    • Jane in household of Joseph Hepworth, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Mary J. Bee, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Mary J Bee, "United States Census, 1920"

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