Mercy Ann Pitchforth

31 December 1834–20 January 1918 (Age 83)
Brighouse, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mercy Ann

When Mercy Ann Pitchforth was born on 31 December 1834, in Brighouse, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Solomon Pitchforth Jr, was 33 and her mother, Ann Hughlings, was 33. She married Richard Jenkins on 13 May 1857, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Michael, Isle of Man in 1841. She died on 20 January 1918, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Jenkins
Mercy Ann Pitchforth
Marriage: 13 May 1857
Richard Walter Jenkins
Anna Elisabeth Jenkins
James Edward Jenkins
Mary Alice Jenkins
William Wallace Jenkins
Ada Jenkins
Ida Virginia Jenkins
Rose Jenkins

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 May 1857Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 20
    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 29
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: see Pitchford .

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

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    Sources (30)

    • Merin* Pitchforth in household of Solomon Pitchforth, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Marcey Ann Jenkins, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Merci Jenkins, "United States Census, 1900"

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