Mary Ellen Bircumshaw

13 August 1851–25 January 1915 (Age 63)
Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ellen

When Mary Ellen Bircumshaw was born on 13 August 1851, in Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Bircumshaw, was 31 and her mother, Rosetta Plackett, was 27. She married Moses Wilkinson Sr on 11 January 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1865 and lived in Provo Bench, Utah, Utah, United States in 1900 and Vineyard, Utah, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 25 January 1915, in Park City, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Moses Wilkinson Sr
Mary Ellen Bircumshaw
Marriage: 11 January 1869
Alma Wilkinson
Sarah Ann Drucilla Wilkinson
John Willard Wilkinson
Joseph Albert Wilkinson
Roseanna Fidelia Wilkinson
Amelia May Wilkinson
Charles Henry Wilkinson
Samuel Bircumshaw Wilkinson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 January 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 3
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 17
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    English: see Birkinshaw .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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    Story Highlight

    On Trying and Being Tried

    Mary Wilkinson figured she might as well say what many of them felt when they stood to speak in front of the group. "I cannot really say that I deem it a pleasure to stand before you, although I know …

    Sources (42)

    • Mary E. Barrett in household of Thomas Barrett, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Mary E Bircumshaw, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Mary E. Bircunshaw in entry for Rose Anna Peck, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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