Mary Ann Pilling

31 March 1836–23 August 1910 (Age 74)
Waddington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Pilling was born on 31 March 1836, in Waddington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Pilling, was 40 and her mother, Peggy Bank, was 37. She married George Washington Adams about 1856, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Great Mitton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 23 August 1910, in Layton, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Adams
Mary Ann Pilling
Marriage: about 1856
George Pilling Adams
Margaret Malinda Adams
Rufus Adams
Elias Pilling Adams
John Edmund Adams
Marion Fifth Adams
Andy Wright Adams
Catherine Susanna Adams
Mary Alice Adams
Lizetta Ann Adams

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1856Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States
  • Children


    +5 More Children

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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 13
    Historical Boundaries: 1849: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Davis, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Davis, Utah, United States
    1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers
    Age 23
    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 (Lancashire): habitational name from a place so called, which takes its name from the River Pilling. The etymology of the river name is uncertain, but is perhaps associated with Old English pyll ‘tidal creek’.English (Lancashire): topographic name for someone who lived by a creek or stream (Old English pyll ‘tidal creek’), or by a stake, a derivative of Pill + the Middle English suffix -ing.English (Lancashire): perhaps from an unrecorded Middle English personal name Piling, a pet form of Old English Pīl (from pīl ‘stake’, perhaps a short form of an Old English name such as Pīlheard), + the Old English hypocoristic suffix -ing.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Mary Ann Pilling Adams (31 March 1836 – 23 August 1910)

    Daughter of John Pilling and Margaret Banks Married:: George Washington Adams, 1 Apr 1856, Kaysville, Davis, Utah Children - George Pilling Adams, Margaret Malinda Adams, Rufus Adams, Elias Pilling …

    Sources (31)

    • Mary A Adams in household of Andy W Adams, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Mary Ann Pilling in entry for Marion F Adams and Jennette Benzon Clark, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Mary Ann Pelling in entry for Mary Alice Whitesides, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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