Maria Meades

3 March 1814–24 March 1886 (Age 72)
Honiley, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Maria

When Maria Meades was born on 3 March 1814, in Honiley, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Meades, was 23 and her mother, Hannah Meads, was 17. She married Edmund Horton on 7 December 1834, in Whitnash, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. She immigrated to Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860 and lived in Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died on 24 March 1886, in Wanship, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Wanship Cemetery, Wanship, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edmund Horton
Maria Meades
Marriage: 7 December 1834
John Horton
Harriet Horton
Ann Horton
Emma Horton
Jane Horton
Esther Horton
Eliza Alice Maria Horton
Elijah Edmond Horton
Caroline Horton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 December 1834Whitnash, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 5
    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. 
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 19
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

    Name Meaning

    English: see Meads .

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

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    Story Highlight


    Edmund Hortin was the sixth child of Stephen Hortin and Esther Webb. Edmund became interested in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was baptized a member of the Church 21 January 185 …

    Sources (33)

    • Meade in entry for Harriet A Lewis, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Maria Horten in household of Edward Horten, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Maria Mead in entry for Elijah Horton, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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