Mary Yates

November 1806–19 September 1853 (Age 46)

The Life Summary of Mary

Mary Yates was born in November 1806 as the daughter of Joseph Yates and Mrs. Joseph Yates. She married Thomas Tranter on 30 December 1843, in St George, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. She died on 19 September 1853, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Thomas Tranter
Mary Yates
Marriage: 30 December 1843

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 December 1843St George, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (7)

    Age 2
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    Age 6
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 13
    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. 

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English yates ‘gates’, plural of yate, Old English geat ‘gate’, hence a topographic or occupational name for someone who lived by the gates of a town or castle and who probably acted as the gatekeeper or porter. Compare Gates . Alternatively, a variant of the singular form Yate, with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Sources (3)

    • Mary Yates, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
    • Mary Yates, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1984"
    • Mary Tranter, "Mormon Migration Database, 1840-1932"

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