Mary Ann Moore

19 November 1821–18 August 1907 (Age 85)
Grantham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Moore was born on 19 November 1821, in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Moore, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth Holvey, was 30. She married William Cooke Mitchell Sr. on 26 September 1852, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1852 and lived in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States for about 20 years and Boulder Election Precinct, Garfield, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 18 August 1907, in Escalante, Garfield, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Escalante, Garfield, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Cooke Mitchell Sr.
Mary Ann Moore
Marriage: 26 September 1852
Zetland William Mitchell
James Alvin Mitchell
John Moore Mitchell
Elizabeth M Mitchell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 September 1852Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    Age 2
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 4
    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.
    Age 25
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English more ‘moor, marsh, fen’ (Old English mōr), hence a topographic name for someone who lived in such a place, or a habitational name from any of various places called with this word, as for example Moore in Cheshire or More in Shropshire.English (of Norman origin): ethnic name from Old French more ‘Moor’, either someone from North Africa or, more often, a nickname for someone thought to resemble a Moor. Compare Morrell and Moreau .English (of Norman origin): from the Middle English personal name More (Old French More, Maur, Latin Maurus), originally denoting either ‘Moor’ or someone with a swarthy complexion (compare Morrell , Morrin , Morris , and sense 2 above). There was a 6th-century Christian saint of this name.

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

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    Sources (35)

    • Mary Mitchell in household of Zetland W. Mitchell, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Mary Moore in entry for Zettland W. Mitchell, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Mary Mitchell, "United States Census, 1880"

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