Mary Ann Presdee

4 December 1773–19 January 1871 (Age 97)
Leigh, Worcestershire, England

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Presdee was born on 4 December 1773, in Leigh, Worcestershire, England, her father, James Pressdee, was 27 and her mother, Mary Purshall, was 19. She married William Phillips on 3 December 1793, in Worcester St Andrew, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Davis, Utah, United States in 1850 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 19 January 1871, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Phillips
Mary Ann Presdee
Marriage: 3 December 1793
Thomas Phillips
Elizabeth Phillips
Ann Phillips
John Phillips
William Phillips
Mary Phillips
Richard Phillips
Richard Phillips
Harriet Phillips
James Phillips
Edward Phillips
Susannah Phillips

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 December 1793Worcester St Andrew, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World
    Age 2
    "On April 18, 1775, a shot known as the ""shot heard around the world"" was fired between American colonists and British troops in Lexington, Massachusetts. This began the American War for Independence. Fifteen months later, Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence. The Treaty of Paris was signed in September 1783 which ended the war. The colonies were no longer under British rule. Many who fought for the British fled to Canada, the West Indies, and some to England."
    Age 3
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 27
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    Name Meaning

    English: see Pressdee .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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    Mary Ann Presdee Phillips by J P Rigby

    Mary Ann Presdee was born in Worcestershire, England, December 4th, 1773. She emigrated to Nauvoo in 1841 in her 68th year. Mary married William Phillips on 3 December 1793. Thirteen children were …

    Sources (64)

    • Mary Phillips, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Mary Phillips in household of John Greene, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mary Ann Phillips in entry for Octavious Wilson Phillips, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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