Frances Peay

15 September 1833–4 December 1917 (Age 84)
Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Frances

When Frances Peay was born on 15 September 1833, in Sussex, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Pay, was 40 and her mother, Mary Ann Blake, was 35. She married Daniel Ross Junior on 12 October 1852, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She immigrated to New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1851 and lived in West Point Election Precinct, Davis, Utah, United States in 1880 and Ward 3 Provo, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 4 December 1917, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Ross Junior
Frances Peay
Marriage: 12 October 1852
Daniel Ross
William Peay Ross
Nephi Ross
Hugh Ross
Frances Mary Ross
Joanna Ross
Comfort Eliza Ross
George Edward Ross
Agnes Ross

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 October 1852Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    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.
    Age 17
    Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business
    Age 30
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (Sussex): variant of Pea .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Daniel Ross, Jr.

    Born Helensburgh, Dumbarton, Scotland, Jan. 22, 1826 Baptized by John McLaws, 1846 Confirmed by William Mitchell Ordained an Elder 1852 Ordained a High Priest by Gilbert Parker Dec. 1899 Height …

    Sources (26)

    • Frances Pay, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Frances Ross in household of Daniel Ross, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Frances Peny in entry for Frances M Hollenbeck, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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