Mary Ann Steed

23 November 1838–11 February 1906 (Age 67)
Great Malvern, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Steed was born on 23 November 1838, in Great Malvern, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Steed, was 23 and her mother, Caroline Rebecca Holland, was 21. She married John W Hess on 27 March 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 11 February 1906, in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Farmington City Cemetery, Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States.

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John W Hess
Mary Ann Steed
Marriage: 27 March 1857
James Henry Hess
William Alma Hess
George Albert Hess
Madeline Udora Hess
Eliza Hess
Wilford Woodruff Hess
Mary Elizabeth Hess
Caroline Rebecca Hess
Orson Pratt Hess
Lorenzo Snow Hess

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 March 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 12
    Azilka Patenia Knapp BIRTH 15 Jan 1850 Farmington, Davis County, Utah, USA DEATH 20 Apr 1850 (aged 3 months) Farmington, Davis County, Utah, USA BURIAL Farmington City Cemetery Farmington, Davis County, Utah, USA MEMORIAL ID 143541689
    1858 · The city is named
    Age 20
    The city was renamed from North Cottonwood to Farmington.

    Name Meaning

    English:from Middle English sted(e) ‘horse, stallion’ (Old English steda), perhaps used as a nickname for a strong or lusty man or for someone who worked with horses. Compare Steadman .variant of Stead .

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

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    The Miracles of the Gulls

    THE MIRACLE OF THE GULLS AND THE GRASSHOPPER WAR The Miracle of the Gulls has been a part of my life since -- well, since I myself was knee-high to a cricket or a grasshopper. The retelling of the …

    Sources (39)

    • Mary Ann Hess, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Mary Ann Steed in entry for Jonathan David Wood and Eliza Hess, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Mary Ann Steed in entry for Leonard Hess, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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