Mary Ann Quinney

8 May 1832–1 December 1910 (Age 78)
Witham, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Quinney was born on 8 May 1832, in Witham, Essex, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Quinney, was 33 and her mother, Jane Susannah Moss, was 36. She married Edson Whipple on 21 April 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Tolleshunt D'arcy, Essex, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 1 December 1910, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edson Whipple
Mary Ann Quinney
Marriage: 21 April 1857
Mary Unita Whipple
Blanche Whipple
John Quinney Whipple
Matilda Whipple
George A Whipple

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 April 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 1
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 22
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Coinne ‘descendant of Coinne’, a derivative of the personal name Coinneach. Often Anglicized in Ulster as Quinn . Compare Scottish Kenneth and McKenzie .English: probably a variant of Connie .Manx: shortened form of Gaelic Mac Coinne ‘son of Coinne’; compare 1 above.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Mary Ann Quinney Life Born: 25 Aug 1833 Witham, Essex England 8 May 18 …

    Sources (25)

    • Mary A Whipple in household of Mary A Whipple, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Mary Q Quinney in entry for George W Whipple and Drucilla Gailey, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Mary Ann Quinsey in entry for Matilda Cook Waters, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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