Mary Partington

18 September 1840–14 December 1890 (Age 50)
St Helens, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Partington was born on 18 September 1840, in St Helens, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Partington Jr, was 43 and her mother, Margaret Houghton, was 34. She married William Owen Yates on 23 April 1860, in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Prescot, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Windle, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 14 December 1890, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Owen Yates
Mary Partington
Marriage: 23 April 1860
Margaret Emily Yates
Mary Esther Yates
Martha Alice Yates
William Thomas Yates
John Owen Yates
Amanda Melvina Yates
Stephen Ernest Yates
Bertha Augusta Yates
Emily Maria Yates
Hattie Violet Yates
Carrie Yates

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 April 1860Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
    Age 2
    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.
    Age 3
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers
    Age 19
    The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place in Greater Manchester (formerly in Cheshire) called Partington, from Old English Peartingtūn ‘settlement (tūn) associated with Pearta’, a personal name not independently recorded.

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

    Story Highlight


    Mary Partington was born on 18 September 1840 in Windle, St. Helens, Lancashire, England to Thomas ad Margaret Houghton Partington Jr. She was the youngest of six children, three girls and three boys …

    Sources (45)

    • Mary Partington in entry for Martha Alice Yates Lufkin Hendershot, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Mary Partington in household of Thomas Partington, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Maria Payne in entry for Charles Henry Totman and Emily Maria Yates, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"

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