Mary Ann Davis

12 April 1855–12 March 1935 (Age 79)
Wilsford, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Davis was born on 12 April 1855, in Wilsford, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Davis, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth Hope, was 24. She married William Denton Moulton on 15 December 1873, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Park City, Summit, Utah, United States in 1910 and Wasatch, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 12 March 1935, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Heber City Cemetery, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Denton Moulton
Mary Ann Davis
Marriage: 15 December 1873
William Davis Moulton
Moroni Moulton
Thomas Davis Moulton
Elizabeth Moulton
Hyrum Moulton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 December 1873Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1858 · Halle Orchestra Give First Performance
    Age 3
    The Hallé Orchestra named after Charles Hallé became a permanent orchestra when they played for the first time on January 30, 1858, in the Free Trade Hall. The orchestra fell on hard times in 1861 and performed only two concerts. From 1899-1911 Hans Richter directed the orchestra.
    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 21
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    Name Meaning

    English and Welsh: patronymic meaning ‘Dafydd's (son)’, equivalent to Welsh ap Dafydd, the Welsh form of David . The spelling Davis is more typical in southwestern England northwards as far as Lancashire, where the frequency of the surname largely reflects Welsh migration, but may sometimes represent a native English surname based on Davy (compare Davies ). Davis (including in the sense 2 below) is the eighth most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans.Irish and Scottish: adopted for Gaelic Mac Daibhéid ‘son of David’; see McDevitt . Compare Davies .History: John Davis or Davys (c. 1550–1605) was an English navigator who searched for the Northwest Passage. — By the 18th century there were numerous persons named Davis in America, including the jurist John Davis, born in 1761 in Plymouth, MA, and Henry Davis, a clergyman and college president, who was born in 1771 in East Hampton, NY. — Jefferson Davis, born in 1808 in KY, was president of the Confederate States of America from 1861 to 1865.

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

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    Story Highlight

    William Denton Moulton - Son of Thomas Moulton & Sarah Denton

    Printed in 1973 by Moulton Research Foundation, in connection with History of Thomas Moulton & Sarah Denton. Two years after the elders had taught the Gospel of Jesus Christ to Thomas Moulton and h …

    Sources (23)

    • Mary A Smith in household of George Smith, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Mary Moulton in entry for William D. Moulton and Mabel E. Nightingale, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
    • Mary Ann Davis Moulton in entry for Blanche Louise Smith, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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