Mary Jane Edmonds

5 January 1824–8 August 1894 (Age 70)
Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Edmonds was born on 5 January 1824, in Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Edmonds, was 28 and her mother, Louiza Woodbridge, was 17. She married Ralph Harrison on 30 August 1846, in Paddington, London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Providence, Cache, Utah Territory, United States in 1870 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 8 August 1894, in Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Ralph Harrison
Mary Jane Edmonds
Marriage: 30 August 1846
Mary Ann Harrison
George Ralph Harrison
Thomas John Harrison
Louisa Edith Harrison
Eliza Toward Harrison
Ralph Harrison
Emma Harrison
Edith Frances Harrison
Alice Jane Harrison

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act
Age 1
The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
Age 9
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.
Age 22
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Edmond .

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

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Sources (28)

  • Mary J Halison in household of Ralph Halison, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary I Harrison in household of Ralph Harrison, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Mary F Harrison in household of Ralph Harrison, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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