Mary Ann Dobson

1 July 1832–20 August 1905 (Age 73)
Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Dobson was born on 1 July 1832, in Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Dobson, was 27 and her mother, Alice Pickup, was 24. She married James Pearson Clark on 7 May 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Albany, Albany, New York, United States for about 10 years and Fairfield, Utah, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 20 August 1905, in Cedar Fort, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Cedar Fort, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Pearson Clark
Mary Ann Dobson
Marriage: 7 May 1857
James C Clark
Alice Ann Clark
John Thomas Clark
Mary Elizabeth Clark
James Pearson Clark
Catherine Clark
William Clark
Emma Serelda Clark
Jane Eliza Clark
Clara Mariah Clark

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 May 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    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.
    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
    Age 10
    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.
    1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers
    Age 27
    The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Dob(b), a rhyming pet form of Robert (see Dobbe ), + -son.

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

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    Story Highlight


    RESOLUTIONS OF RESPECT Sacred to the memory of Mary Dobson Clark who departed this life Aug. 20th, 1905 at her home in Cedar Fort, Utah Co, Utah. She was born July 1st, 1832, at Preston, En …

    Sources (43)

    • May Dobson in entry for Emma Serelda Perry, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Mary A Clark in household of Jas P Clark, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Mary Ann Clark in entry for William Clark, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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