Mary Newton

4 February 1835–11 December 1886 (Age 51)
St Helens, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Newton was born on 4 February 1835, in St Helens, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Newton, was 28 and her mother, Mary Houghton, was 26. She married John Rogers Robbins on 31 March 1855, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Skull Valley, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 11 December 1886, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Quincy Knowlton
1835–1886
Mary Newton
1835–1886
Marriage: 18 April 1863
Topsy Knowlton
1857–1896
Rescue Knowlton
1860–1898
Mary Eugenia Knowlton
1864–1947
George Washington Knowlton
1866–1921
Cora Knowlton
1869–1957
Rachel Eva Knowlton
1873–1922
Lulu Knowlton
1876–1963
Chauncey Knowlton
1877–1911
William Newton Knowlton
1878–1943
Inez Knowlton
1881–1957

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 April 1863Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    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.
    1847
    Age 12
    Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States
    1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire
    Age 15
    When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: habitational name from any of the many places in England and Scotland so named, from Old English nīwe ‘new’ + tūn ‘farmstead, settlement’, or Middle English neue ‘new’ + toun ‘settlement, town’. According to Ekwall, this is the commonest English placename. For this reason, the surname has a highly fragmented origin.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Newtown

    Story Highlight

    Mary Newton Knowlton Find A Grave Memorial

    Mary Newton Knowlton Find A Grave Memorial Birth: Feb. 4, 1835 Lancashire, England Death: Dec. 11, 1886 Salt Lake City Salt Lake County Utah, USA Born at St. Helens, Lancaster, England Daughter …

    Sources (42)

    • Mary Newton in household of Mary Newton, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Mary Newton in entry for Inez Knowlton Nelson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Mary Newton in household of John Newton, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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