Mary Heathman

21 January 1818–15 December 1895 (Age 77)
Winkleigh, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Heathman was born on 21 January 1818, in Winkleigh, Devon, England, United Kingdom, her father, Isaac Heathman, was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth Parker, was 33. She married John A Smith on 29 April 1840, in St Nicholas, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1862 and lived in Oxton, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Woodchurch, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 15 December 1895, in Huntsville, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Huntsville Cemetery, Huntsville, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John A Smith
Mary Heathman
Marriage: 29 April 1840
Julia Smith
Mary Ann Smith
Isaac Edward Smith
Thomas B Smith
William George Smith
Mary Ann Smith
Joseph Heathman Smith
Elizabeth Jane Smith
John Henry Smith
Matilda Ann Smith

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 April 1840St Nicholas, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 1
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 9
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    Age 25
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name denoting a dweller ‘on the heath’, from Middle English he(a)th + man(ne). Compare Heath and Heather .

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

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    John A. Smith

    John A. Smith 1818-1871 John Smith was born in Bidston, Cheshire, England, on September 23, 1818. He was the third of seven children born to John and Jane Smith. His sister and brothers are: …

    Sources (28)

    • Mary Smith in household of John Smith, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Mary Eathman in entry for Elizabeth Jane Hislop, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Mary Smith in household of John Smith, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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