Mary Ann Hancock

26 December 1803–23 March 1877 (Age 73)
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Hancock was born on 26 December 1803, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Hancock, was 27 and her mother, Mary Jackson, was 21. She married Charles Marsden on 24 December 1826, in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 10 daughters. She lived in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. She died on 23 March 1877, in Silver City, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Marsden
Mary Ann Hancock
Marriage: 24 December 1826
Eliza Marsden
James Marsden
Ellen Marsden
Hannah Marsden
Charles Marsden
Mary Marsden
Sarah Marsden
Emma Ruth Marsden
Harriet Marsden
Lucy Marsden
Ann Eliza Marsden

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1826Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
    1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed
    Age 18
    The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.
    Age 20
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Hann + the hypocoristic suffix -cok, which was commonly added to personal names (see Cocke ).Dutch: from Middle Dutch hanecoc ‘winkle, periwinkle’ (a type of shellfish), probably a metonymic occupational name for someone who gathered and sold shellfish.History: Thomas Hancock, the uncle of Declaration of Independence signatory John Hancock (1736/7–93), was among the foremost of 18th-century American businessmen. He was a descendant of Nathaniel Hancock, who was known to have been in Cambridge, MA, as early as 1634. Born in Braintree, MA, John Hancock was president of the Second Continental Congress and the first governor of the state of MA.

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

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    Sources (52)

    • Mary Marsden in household of Charles Marsden, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Mary Marsden, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • 1851 — Mary Marsden in household of Charles Marsden, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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