Mary Peat

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Peat was born on 18 November 1829, in Horsley Woodhouse, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Job Peat, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Fletcher, was 22. She married Samuel Roberts on 18 May 1852, in Derby, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Horsley, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and London, England in 1861. She died on 21 April 1870, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Roberts
Mary Peat
Marriage: 18 May 1852
Thomas Haworth Roberts
Eliza Roberts
Kate Roberts
Arthur Samuel Roberts
Agness Roberts
Walter Roberts
Mary Roberts
Samuel Roberts Jr
William Peat Roberts
Joseph Peat Roberts

Sources (57)

  • Mary Peat in household of Job Peat, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Mary Peat, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary P Roberts, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1908-1949"

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1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

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.


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Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Peet, a pet form of Peter .

English and Scottish: nickname from Middle English pete ‘peat’, perhaps for someone who cut or sold peat.

Altered form of French Pitre .

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

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Roberts, Samuel, Sr. arrival in America

The sources for this information is from the New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957. Also, "Captain Daniel Thompson, memorandum book 1, 1866." In Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company Church trains account …

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