Mary Ann Stephens

5 April 1830–5 August 1896 (Age 66)
Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

Mary Ann Stephens was born on 5 April 1830, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. She married William Rodger Jones on 12 May 1849, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Bristol St Nicholas with St Leonard, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Winterbourne, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1881. She died on 5 August 1896, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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William Rodger Jones
Mary Ann Stephens
Marriage: 12 May 1849
Daniel Jones
Thomas William Jones
William Nephi Jones
Joseph Ephraim Jones
Sarah Ann Jones
David Albert Jones
Eleanor Jones
Catharine Jones
Rosabell W. Jones

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 May 1849Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1831 · Merthyr Uprising 
    Age 1
    Sparked by a depression that was going through Wales the previous three years, the Merthyr uprisings were carried out by workers that were in debt. In the process, twenty-four people were killed and twenty-six were arrested. Troops were brought in to stop the protestors.
    1832 · The Black Hawk War
    Age 2
    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
    1850 · Coal Fields in South Wales Developed
    Age 20
    Like the iron and copper mines, the coal fields in South Wales were very important to the industrial revolution. Many of those that worked in the coal mines were part of the Merthyr uprising.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Stevens .

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

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    Sources (34)

    • Mary A Jones in household of William P Jones, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Mary A in entry for Lincoln Roberts and Mary E Jones, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
    • Mary A. Stephens in entry for Rosabel Evans, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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