Mary Ann Ward

28 December 1870–16 November 1938 (Age 67)
Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Ward was born on 28 December 1870, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States, her father, David Ward Sr., was 36 and her mother, Anna Catherine Adams, was 20. She married Elias Hunt on 15 July 1918, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. She died on 16 November 1938, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Winsor Memorial Cemetery, Enterprise, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elias Hunt
Mary Ann Ward
Marriage: 15 July 1918

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 July 1918Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 2
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
    1876 · St. George Tabernacle
    Age 6
    In 1876, the St. George Tabernacle was built. It was originally used for hosting church services and court hearings. Now it is used mainly for public events.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 20
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a watchman or guard, from Middle English ward ‘watchman, guard’ (Old English weard, used as both an agent noun and an abstract noun).English: occupational name from Middle English warde ‘armed guard’ (Old English weard ‘watching, guarding’), with the same meaning as 1 above.Irish: shortened form of McWard, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Bhaird ‘son of the poet’. The surname occurs throughout Ireland, where three different branches of the family are known as professional poets.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Elias and May Ward written by Lula Mae Hunt Jones

    In the year 1918 , Elias married May Ward. Together they had much happiness. With their united efforts they built a large home in St. George. Elias was now devoting most of his time to the service of …

    Sources (24)

    • Mirian Adams in household of William Adams, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Mary Anna Ward, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Mary Ann Ward Hunt, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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