Mary Belinda Bacon

3 August 1844–1 February 1909 (Age 64)
La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Belinda

When Mary Belinda Bacon was born on 3 August 1844, in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Chauncy Bacon, was 35 and her mother, Celestia Filinda Sisson, was 21. She married William Genis Black on 28 July 1860, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States in 1880 and Eight Mile, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States in 1900. She died on 1 February 1909, in Georgetown, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Georgetown Cemetery, Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Genis Black
Mary Belinda Bacon
Marriage: 28 July 1860
Desseret Elizabeth Black
Mary Celestia Black
Rosetta Lillie Black
Olive Jane Black
Jessie Gerlida Black
William Genies Black
Hattie Isabel Black
Daisy Black
Charles Edmond Black
Effie Black
Chauncy Scott Black
Leo Burdett Black
Ambrose Black

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 July 1860Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 13
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    Age 19
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin) and French: from the Norman French personal name Bacun, derived from the ancient Germanic name Bac(c)o, Bahho, based on the element bag ‘(to) fight, (to) dispute’. The name was relatively common among the Normans in the form Bacus, of which the oblique case was Bacon.English and French: from Middle English, Old French bacun, bacon ‘bacon’ (a word of ancient Germanic origin, akin to Back 3), probably a metonymic occupational name for a preparer and seller of cured pork.History: Gilles Bacon from Normandy, France, is documented in Quebec City, QC, in 1647. — Michael Bacon from England arrived in Dedham, MA, in 1640. Nathanial Bacon, from Stratton, Cornwall, arrived in Barnstaple, MA, in 1639. Another Nathaniel Bacon (1647–76), from Friston Hall, Suffolk, emigrated to VA and settled at Curl's Neck on the James river.

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

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    Story Highlight


    Evidence from census and genealogical records proves the Bacon family traveled to Utah in 1851. Her birth date is confirmed by the Eastern Idaho Death Records Database. Company Unknown (1851) Age at …

    Sources (60)

    • Mary Bacon in household of Chancy Bacon, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Mary Bacon in entry for Mary C. Harris, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Mary Bacon in household of Chauncy Bacon, "United States Census, 1850"

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