Mary Hirst

8 November 1820–21 September 1903 (Age 82)
Drighlington, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Hirst was born on 8 November 1820, in St Paul's Church, Drighlington, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Hirst, was 26 and her mother, Jane Dunwell, was 30. She married Joseph Hepworth on 9 April 1837, in Batley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. She immigrated to United States in 1864 and lived in Drighlington, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 21 September 1903, 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

Joseph Hepworth
Mary Hirst
Marriage: 9 April 1837
Richard Hepworth
Miss Hepworth
William Hepworth
Edmund Hepworth
Squire Hepworth
Hannah Hepworth
Sarah Ann Hepworth
James Hepworth
Joseph Hepworth
Elizabeth Hepworth
Ann Hepworth
Mary Jane Hepworth
Martha Annice Hepworth
Samuel Hepworth

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 April 1837Batley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 1
    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
    Age 3
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    Age 23
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): variant of Hurst .German: variant of Hürst (see Hurst ).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Joseph and Mary Hirst Hepworth

    The following is from a document obtained from NelLo H. Bassett. Joseph Hepworth was born 11 Sep 1816, the third child (second son) of the nine known children born to Richard Hepworth and Hannah Wil …

    Sources (50)

    • Mqry Hearst in entry for Martha Annice Decker, "Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004"
    • Mary Hepworth, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Mary Rouse in entry for James Hepworth, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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