Mary Finn

1 December 1843–22 April 1877 (Age 33)
Worcester, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Finn was born on 1 December 1843, in Worcester, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Finn, was 30 and her mother, Caroline Hand Nind, was 23. She married John Wesley Reynolds on 14 November 1858, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Bedwardine St John, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Washington, Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 22 April 1877, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Lehi City Cemetery, Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Wesley Reynolds
Mary Finn
Marriage: 14 November 1858
Mary Ellen Reynolds
Rhoda Ann Reynolds
Caroline Reynolds
Lorinnie Elmina Reynolds
John Thomas Reynolds

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 November 1858Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 3
    Iowa is the 29th state.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 11
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Liam, Aidan, Bridie, Brigid, Declan, Dierdra, Eoin, Keelin, Maeve, Niall, Seamus.Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Finn ‘descendant of Fionn’, a byname meaning ‘white’ or ‘fair-haired’; it is often found Anglicized as White . This name is borne by several families in the west of Ireland.English and Scottish: from the Middle English personal name Fin(n) (Old Norse Finnr, Fin, originally ‘Finn’), used both as a byname and as a short form of various compound names with this first element.

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

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    Story Highlight


    Mary Finn was born on 1 December 1843 in Worcester, Worcestershire,England to John and Caroline Hand Nind Finn. She was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on 3 November 18 …

    Sources (15)

    • Mary Finn in entry for Luranie E Cox, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Mary Finn in household of John Finn, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Mary Finn in entry for John T Reynolds and Patience Susan Eleanor Lucas, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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