Marietta Mace

23 March 1849–12 September 1912 (Age 63)
Harris Grove, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Marietta

When Marietta Mace was born on 23 March 1849, in Harris Grove, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, Hiram Mace Sr., was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth Armstrong, was 29. She married Walter Stevens on 5 October 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Holden, Millard, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Bluff, San Juan, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 12 September 1912, in Blanding, San Juan, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Blanding City Cemetery, Blanding, San Juan, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Stevens
Marietta Mace
Marriage: 5 October 1869
Elizabeth May Stevens
Hyrum William Stevens
Celesta Stevens
Lettie Marinda Stevens
Mira Adell Stevens
Walter Stevens
Albert Stevens

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 October 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 8
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 17
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Masse, probably a shortened form of Matthew (compare Massey and Massett ) or possibly of Thomas .French and Breton (Macé): from the French personal name Macé, a vernacular form of Mathieu ‘Matthew’. Compare Masse 5 and Maze 3.French (Macé): habitational name from Macé or La Ferté-Macé in Orne, the former so named from Gallo-Roman Macciacum (from the personal name Maccius + the locative suffix -acum), the latter from the personal name Macé (see 2 above).

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

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    Story Highlight

    A short sketch of the life of Bertha May Rogers Hurst written by herself March 1959

    I was born in Bluff, San Juan Co., Utah Nov. 12, 1896 and christened Jan. 3, 1897 by Pres. Francis A. Hammond. The third child in a family of twelve children. My father was David John Rogers born 9 …

    Sources (22)

    • ?Arritta Stevens, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Marietta Mace in entry for Walter Stevens and Cora Alzenia Moore Sweat, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Marietta Mace Stevens, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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