Mary Ann Openshaw

10 September 1845–16 October 1916 (Age 71)
Breightmet, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Openshaw was born on 10 September 1845, in Breightmet, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Openshaw, was 50 and her mother, Ann Walmsley, was 39. She married William Walker Barnett on 10 March 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Santaquin, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 16 October 1916, in Spring Lake, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Santaquin, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Walker Barnett
Mary Ann Openshaw
Marriage: 10 March 1867
William Braxton Barnett
Adrian Clarence Barnett
Stella Ann Barnett
Eli Francis Barnett
Alexander Owen Barnett
Junius Samuel Barnett
Mary Eleanor Barnett
Bertram Alma Barnett
Corrinne Barnett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 March 1867Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire
    Age 5
    When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.
    Age 20
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): habitational name from Openshaw (Lancashire). The placename derives from Old English open ‘open, unenclosed’ + sceaga ‘small wood, copse’.

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

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    History of Mary Ann Openshaw

    HISTORY OF MARY ANN OPENSHAW BARNETT My mother, Mary Ann Openshaw Barnett, was born in Bolton, Lancashire, England September 10, 1845. She was the daughter of William and Ann Greenhalgh Openshaw. Her …

    Sources (20)

    • Mary A Barnett, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Mary Ann Openshaw in entry for Junius Samuel Barnett, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Mary A Openshaw in household of Wm Openshaw, "United States Census, 1860"

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