Mary Adeline Lee

24 August 1842–26 December 1924 (Age 82)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Adeline

When Mary Adeline Lee was born on 24 August 1842, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, John Doyle Lee, was 29 and her mother, Agatha Ann Woolsey, was 28. She married Don Carlos Shirts on 1 January 1857, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Iron, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 26 December 1924, in Moab, Grand, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Grand Valley Cemetery, Moab, Grand, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marcus Henry Darrow
Mary Adeline Lee
Marriage: 24 December 1859
Agatha Ann Darrow
Mary Ellen Darrow
Nancy Elizabeth Darrow
Sarah Eveline Darrow
Helen Dellethine Darrow
Hannah Dora Ann Darrow
Margaret Eliza Darrow
Marcus Ezra Darrow
Edith Estella Darrow
Orson Dewitt Darrow
James Henry Darrow
Nora Priscilla Darrow

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1859Old Fort Harmony, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 3
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."
    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Chinese Young, Sang, Jae, Jong, Jung, Sung, Yong, Kyung, Seung, Dong, Kwang, Myung.English: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow or a patch of arable land, Middle English lee, lea, from Old English lēa, dative case (used after a preposition) of lēah, which originally meant ‘wood or glade’.English: habitational name from any of the many places in England named with Old English lēah ‘wood, glade’, including Lee in Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hampshire, Kent, and Shropshire, and Lea in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, and Wiltshire.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Life Story of Agatha Ann Woolsey

    AGATHA ANN WOOLSEY LEE Filed and written by Cecil P. Reid for Camp Sierra Bonita, Springville, Utah BIRTHDATE: 18 January 1814 Pulaski County, Kentucky DEATH: 4 June 1866 New Harmony, Washington, Ut …

    Sources (29)

    • Mary Lee in household of John D Lee, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mary Darrow in entry for James Madison Moore and Margaret E Darrow, "Utah Marriages, 1887-1935"
    • Mary E. Lee in entry for Margaret Moore, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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