Mary Ann Rock

4 March 1822–1 December 1904 (Age 82)
Tomstown, Quincy Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Rock was born on 4 March 1822, in Tomstown, Quincy Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Henry Rock, was 28 and her mother, Catherine Mentzer, was 23. She married Albert Carrington on 31 January 1846. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 1 December 1904, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Carrington
1813–1889
Mary Ann Rock
1822–1904
Marriage: 31 January 1846
Albert Rock Carrington
1849–1881
Mary Rock Carrington
1851–1926
Lucy Rock Carrington
1854–1879
Irene Isabel Carrington
1857–1905
Henry Rock Carrington
1858–1907

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 January 1846
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 3
    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.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 8
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1846
    Age 24
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English rok(ke) ‘rock’. The surname may be topographic, denoting someone who lived near a notable rock or rocky outcrop, or habitational, denoting someone from a place called with this word, such as Rock (Northumberland). Compare Roach .English: from a misdivision of the Middle English phrase atter oke ‘at the oak’. The surname may be topographic, signifying someone who lived by a prominent oak tree, or habitational, denoting someone from a place so named, such as Rock (Worcestershire), Rook in Cornwood (Devon), and Rock in Washington (Sussex). Compare Nock .English: perhaps a nickname for a spinner or a maker of distaffs from Middle English rok(ke) ‘distaff’ (from Old Norse rokkr or Middle Dutch rocke or an unattested Old English cognate). Compare Rocker .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Rocke
    Roake
    Rocks
    Rooker
    Roach
    Rook

    Sources (31)

    • Mary Carrington, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Mary A. Carrington in entry for Irene I. Corrington, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Mary A. R. Carrington, "United States Census, 1900"

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