Martha Ann Riste

23 September 1839–8 October 1915 (Age 76)
Derby, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Martha Ann

When Martha Ann Riste was born on 23 September 1839, in Derby, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Riste, was 39 and her mother, Mary Richards, was 40. She married George Deliverance Wilson on 21 September 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 8 October 1915, in Hillsdale, Garfield, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Hillsdale Cemetery, Hatch, Garfield, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Deliverance Wilson
Martha Ann Riste
Marriage: 21 September 1856
Mary Jane Wilson
George Hyrum Wilson Sr
Martha Ann Wilson
James William Wilson
Joseph Deliverance Wilson
Jesse Stephen Wilson
Levinah Emeline Wilson
David Israel Wilson
John Thomas Wilson
Sarah Ann Wilson
Ellen Almera Wilson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 September 1856Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 15
    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 24
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: perhaps a variant of Rest .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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    Martha Ann Riste

    Martha Ann Riste John Richards and Mary Goodacre lived in England about 1700. They had two children, Hyrum and Mary. John was a very rich man as was his son Hyrum, also. The other child, Mary, was …

    Sources (53)

    • Martha A Wilson in household of Geo Wilson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Martha C. Rizte in entry for Jesse Stephen Wilson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Martha Ann Riste, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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