Mary Hillhouse

April 1841–7 January 1909 (Age 67)
Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Hillhouse was born in April 1841, in Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, William Hillhouse, was 33 and her mother, Margaret Geddes, was 39. She married David Brinton on 29 January 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Straiton, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1841 and Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 7 January 1909, in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 67.

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David Brinton
Mary Hillhouse
Marriage: 29 January 1857

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  • Marriage
    29 January 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 16
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name from Middle English or early modern English hill + house ‘house on the hill’. In Yorkshire the surname may arise from the name of a farm in Fartown, Pudsey (Yorkshire).Scottish (Ayrshire and Lanarkshire) and English: habitational name from any of several minor places in Ayrshire and elsewhere in Scotland, probably named with Middle English, Older Scots hill + house ‘house on the hill’.History: Rev. James Hillhouse, the first minister of Montville, CT, came to North America from County Londonderry, Ireland, c. 1720. His grandson James Hillhouse was a Federalist congressman from CT and treasurer of Yale College from 1782 to 1832.

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

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    Sources (5)

    • Mary Hilhouse in household of William Hilhouse, "Scotland Census, 1841"
    • Mary Hilhouse in household of Willm Hilhouse, "Scotland Census, 1851"
    • Mary Hillhouse, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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