Harriet Elizabeth Mackey

22 November 1836–18 April 1917 (Age 80)
Conestoga, Conestoga Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Harriet Elizabeth

When Harriet Elizabeth Mackey was born on 22 November 1836, in Conestoga, Conestoga Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Samuel Mackey Sr., was 36 and her mother, Phebe Wilkinson, was 32. She married Allen Wilkinson on 16 January 1853, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Central Valley, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 18 April 1917, in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Richfield City Cemetery, Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Allen Wilkinson
1816–1881
Harriet Elizabeth Mackey
1836–1917
Marriage: 16 January 1853
Joseph Wilkinson
1853–1919
Allen Albert Wilkinson Jr
1856–1932
Levi Anthony Wilkinson
1858–1891
Phebe Wilkinson
1859–1935
Hannah Wilkinson
1861–1924
Eleanor Ann Wilkinson
1863–1918
Samuel Wilkinson
1866–1914
Walter Wilkinson
1868–1935
Jared Wilkinson
1869–1951
Harriet Elizabeth Wilkinson
1872–1948
Benjamin L Wilkinson
1874–1954
Inez Mackey Wilkinson
1876–1957
Eunice Martina Wilkinson
1878–1958

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 January 1853Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 3
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
    1846
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1863
    Age 27
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Pronounced with the stress on the first syllable, this is Irish, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Macdha ‘descendant of Macdha’, a personal name meaning ‘virile, manly’.With the stress on the second syllable, it is a variant of Scottish and Irish McKay .

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

    Possible Related Names

    McKay

    Story Highlight

    Rural Life and Religion

    It is not known exactly how the Mackey's were first introduced to the Mormon Church, but there is evidence of active missionary efforts in Chester and Lancaster Counties in 1839. ( See Leonard J. …

    Sources (33)

    • Harriet Wilkison in household of Albert Wilkison, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Harriette M Mackey in entry for Ben L Wilkinson and Charlotte Crabtree Warenski, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Harriett Mackey in entry for Joseph Wilkinson, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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