Mary Dowding

2 March 1860–17 September 1946 (Age 86)
Great Cheverell, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Dowding was born on 2 March 1860, in Great Cheverell, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Dowding, was 42 and her mother, Hannah Nash, was 29. She married Charles Engler in 1880. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Crescent, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and Midvale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 17 September 1946, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Engler
Mary Dowding
Marriage: 1880
May Engler
Blanche Engler
Catherine Engler
Inez Pearl Engler

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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco
    Age 9
    The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.
    Age 24
    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Dodding, from the Middle English personal name Dodding or Dudding, an Old English patronymic meaning ‘son of Dodda or Dudda’. Compare Dodd 1 and see Dowden .

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Mary Dawrity in entry for Engler, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Mary Engler in household of Charles Engler, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Mary Dowding Englar in entry for Arthur Northey and Mary Englar, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

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