Mary Matilda Holt

26 April 1829–9 July 1920 (Age 91)
Cradley, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Matilda

When Mary Matilda Holt was born on 26 April 1829, in Cradley, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Philip Holt, was 24 and her mother, Sarah Gaison, was 25. She married William Beard on 27 August 1854, in Worcester, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1863 and Goshen, Cedar, Utah, United States in 1863. She died on 9 July 1920, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Beard
Mary Matilda Holt
Marriage: 27 August 1854
Fannie Jane Beard
Phillip James Beard
Sarah Ann Beard
Hyrum Beard

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 August 1854Worcester, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 4
    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.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 25
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English, North German, Dutch, Danish, and Norwegian: topographic name for someone who lived in or by a small wood, from Middle English, Middle Low German, Danish, and Norwegian holt, or a habitational name from one of the many places called with this word. In England, the surname is widely distributed, but more common in Lancashire and Yorkshire than elsewhere.

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

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    Sources (43)

    • Mary Holt, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Mary Holt in entry for Phillip James Beard, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Mary Hulet in household of Charles Hulet, "United States Census, 1900"

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