Mary Richards

14 May 1837–17 May 1902 (Age 65)
Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Richards was born on 14 May 1837, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, her father, John Kenny Richards, was 31 and her mother, Agnes Hill, was 28. She married James Parshall Terry on 2 November 1856, in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 17 May 1902, in Hinckley, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Draper City Cemetery, Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Parshall Terry
Mary Richards
Marriage: 2 November 1856
Mary Jane Terry
George Washington Terry
James Parshall Terry
Hannah Agnes Terry
Amy Marilla Terry
John Richard Terry
David Parshall Terry
Dency Elizabeth Terry
Sarah Mariah Terry
Joseph Clark Terry
L. Daniel Terry

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 November 1856Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 10
    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 20
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Richard , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. Compare Rickards .German: patronymic from the personal name Richard .

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

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    Story Highlight

    James Parshall Terry History

    James Parshall Terry by Marcia Terry, granddaughter The first recollection I have of Grandpa Terry was when we went to a family dinner down at the old Terry place. We played under the old black …

    Sources (57)

    • Mary Richards in household of Jno Richards, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mary Richards in entry for Geo Washington Terry and Fannie L Slaughter Terry, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Mary Richards in entry for John Richards Terry, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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