Mary Pugsley

19 May 1828–7 January 1912 (Age 83)
Withypool, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Pugsley was born on 19 May 1828, in Withypool, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, Philip Pugsley, was 37 and her mother, Mary Baker, was 38. She married William Lang III on 4 July 1851, in Troy, Madison, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 10 daughters. She lived in North Molton, Devon, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 7 January 1912, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Saint George City Cemetery, St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Lang III
Mary Pugsley
Marriage: 4 July 1851
Mary Ann Lang
Elizabeth Jane Lang
Clarissa Lang
Rhoda Ann Lang
Harriet Angeline Lang
William Henry Lang
Martha Lavinia Lang
Vilate Lang
Lydia Saphronia Lang
Ida Emma Pugsley Lang
John M Lang
Artamissia Pugsley Lang

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 July 1851Troy, Madison, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 5
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    1861 · St. George Founded
    Age 33
    On December 6,1861, St. George Utah was founded. How it got its name remains a mystery. Some claim it was supposedly named after George A. Smith who was an Apostle for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the time. Those that went down were told to start cotton fields as it might be important with the American Civil War going on.

    Name Meaning

    English (Devon and Somerset): habitational name from a place so called in Warkleigh, Devon. The placename probably derives from an Old English personal name Pocg (genitive Pocges) + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

    Story Highlight

    Story and Journal of William Lang 1826-1896

    Lang, William 1826-1896 Below is an autobiography of William Lang - Birth date: 6 Aug 1826 at North Molton, Devon, England. Death date: 1 Sep 1896 at St. George, Washington, Utah …

    Sources (39)

    • Mary Pugsley in household of Philip Pugsley, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Mary Pugsley, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"
    • Mary in entry for Will Henry Lang, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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