Mary Elizabeth Wightman

22 August 1846–5 February 1931 (Age 84)
Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Wightman was born on 22 August 1846, in Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, United States, her father, Charles Billings Wightman, was 31 and her mother, Mary Ann Dixon, was 23. She married Mathew Henry Daley on 1 March 1863, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 5 February 1931, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Payson City Cemetery, Payson, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mathew Henry Daley
Mary Elizabeth Wightman
Marriage: 1 March 1863
William Charles Daley
Amy Adella Daley
Mathew Henry Daley Jr
May Isabell Daley
Lillie Florence Daley
David James Daley
Joseph Arthur Daley
Graham Little Daley
Caroline "Dollie" Elizabeth Daley
Wilford Franklin Daley
Hyrum Daley
Effie Janie Daley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 March 1863Payson, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
    Age 14
    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 24
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: nickname from Middle English wight, Older Scots wicht ‘brave, strong; swift, nimble, agile’ (see Wight ) + man ‘man’, also used in Middle English as a personal name. It may sometimes have been confused with Whiteman , a variant of Whitman .

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

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    Story Highlight

    “The Golden Shore of Sweet Long Ago”- Remembrances from the Early Life of J. Arthur Daley

    In the fall of the year 1879, Pa (Mathew Daley) with a bunch of cattle, 20 head, started for Arizona with 3 wagons including the Colvins and other families. They got down in Castle Valley wher …

    Sources (22)

    • Mary E Daley in household of Mathew H Daley, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Mary Elizabeth Daley in entry for Mathew Daley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • May E Daly in household of Mathew Daly, "United States Census, 1920"

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