Mary Henrietta Mecham

10 April 1848–21 December 1899 (Age 51)
Harris Grove, Harrison, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Henrietta

When Mary Henrietta Mecham was born on 10 April 1848, in Harris Grove, Harrison, Iowa, United States, her father, Ephraim Mecham, was 40 and her mother, Polly Derby, was 34. She married Miles Batty on 24 July 1864, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 21 December 1899, in Wallsburg, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Wallsburg Cemetery, Wallsburg, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Miles Batty
Mary Henrietta Mecham
Marriage: 24 July 1864
Miles Marquis Batty
Ephraim Albert Batty
Mary Elvira Batty
George Leo Batty
Charles Hugh Batty
William Wallace Batty
Celestia Vilate Batty
Sarah Jan Batty
Emma Alberta Batty

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 July 1864Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


    +4 More Children

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    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Historical Boundaries: 1851: Harrison, Iowa, United States
    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 9
    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 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Meacham .

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

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    Story Highlight


    Submitted by Dorothy P. Pedersen, great granddaughter Mary Henrietta Mecham Batty was born 10 April 1848, near Kanesville, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, a daughter of Ephraim Mecham and Polly Derby. …

    Sources (28)

    • Mary H Meacom in household of Ephm Meacom, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Mary Mecham in entry for George Leo Batty and Pearl Willie, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Mary Heneretta Mecham in entry for George Leo Batty, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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