Mary Ann Harrison

2 July 1847–26 March 1914 (Age 66)
Bow, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Harrison was born on 2 July 1847, in Bow, London, England, United Kingdom, her father, Ralph Harrison, was 24 and her mother, Mary Jane Edmonds, was 23. She married Jacob Janes on 11 January 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 9 daughters. She lived in London England Temple, Newchapel, Surrey, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States for about 20 years. She died on 26 March 1914, in Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Janes
Mary Ann Harrison
Marriage: 11 January 1869
Alice Elizabeth Janes
George Janes
Jacob Janes
Mary Eliza Janes
Jacob Ralph Janes
Emily Louisa Janes
Edith Francis Janes
Susan Annie Janes
Ruth Ellen Janes
Caroline Sarah Janes
Joseph Cavill Janes
Clara Ann Janes
Royal B Janes
Viola Janes

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 January 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1852 · First Public Lavatory Erected 
    Age 5
    George Jenning was the person that invented and gave us the public lavatory. It cost people a penny to use. 
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 7
    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.
    Age 18
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern): from the Middle English personal name Harry or Herry + -son. These were the common pronunciations of Henry (see Harry ).History: Harrison is an extremely common surname in northern England. One important and influential American family of bearers are descended from Benjamin Harrison, who emigrated from England to VA in 1633 or 1634. Descendants include another Benjamin Harrison (c. 1726–91), who was an activist in the American Revolution and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. His son William Henry Harrison (1773–1841) and great-grandson Benjamin Harrison (1833–1901) both became presidents of the US.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Mary Ann Harrison

    Mary Ann had black hair, fair complexion, and brown eyes that sparkled. She liked fun and was of a cheerful disposition. She was fond of reading; liked fiction, loved the cultural things of life, li …

    Sources (40)

    • Mary A Harrison in household of Ralph Harrison, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Mary E. Harrison in entry for Mary Eliza Sargent, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Mary A Harrison in household of Ralph Harrison, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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