Matthew Hayes Ivory Jr

13 July 1809–17 October 1885 (Age 76)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Matthew Hayes

When Matthew Hayes Ivory Jr was born on 13 July 1809, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Mathew Hayes Ivory Sr., was 44 and his mother, Ann McNulty, was 45. He married Mary Susan Cox on 30 September 1830, in Burlington, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 17 October 1885, in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States.

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Matthew Hayes Ivory Jr
Mary Judith Elizabeth Bemus
Marriage: 14 December 1854
George Washington Ivory
Reuben Noris Ivory
Linus or Leonard Brigham Ivory
Isaac Enos Ivory
Martha Amelia Ivory
Mary Ann Ivory
Fredrick Olsen Ivory

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 December 1854Fulton, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    Age 11
    On January 28, 1820, the New Jersey Legislature incorporated the City of Jersey from parts of the Bergen Township. The city would be reincorporated two more times (January 23, 1829 and February 22, 1838) before receiving its official name. Jersey City became part of the new Hudson County in February of 1840.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 21
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English:(of Norman origin): habitational name from Ivry-la-Bataille (from Latin Ibreium) in Eure, northern France.from the Middle English personal name Ivory, a pet form of Ivor from Old Norse Ívarr, Iwar, Ivar (see Iverson 2).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Pioneer Trek to Salt Lake City, Utah

    (What is not written here is the fact that Matthew Hayes Ivory abandoned his first wife and children because they, as Christians, refused to convert to Mormonism. She remained steadfast in her faith …

    Sources (73)

    • Mathew Ivory, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
    • Mercie Ivory, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Mathew H. Ivory in entry for Richard H. Rowley and Mary S. Ivory, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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