Mary Reid

23 October 1851–22 June 1929 (Age 77)
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Reid was born on 23 October 1851, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James Reid, was 35 and her mother, Elizabeth Cumming, was 27. She married Samuel Lindsay on 3 December 1871, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Timpanogus, Wasatch, Utah, United States in 1880 and Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States for about 10 years. In 1880, at the age of 29, her occupation is listed as keeping house. She died on 22 June 1929, in Lorenzo, Jefferson, Idaho, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Heber City Cemetery, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Lindsay
Mary Reid
Marriage: 3 December 1871
William Cummings Lindsay
James Reid Lindsay
Margaret Lindsay
Georgina Lindsay

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 December 1871Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · Great North of Scotland Railway
    Age 3
    Being one of the two smallest railways in 1923, the Great North of Scotland Railway carried its first passengers from Kittybrewster to Huntly in 1854. In the 1880s the railways were refurbished to give express services to the suburban parts in Aberdeen. There were junctions with the Highland Railway established to help connect Aberdeenshire, Banffshire and Moray counties. The railway started to deliver goods from the North Sean and from the whisky distilleries in Speyside. With the implementation of bus services and the purchase of the British Railway the Great North of Scotland Railway was discontinued.
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 21
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant of Reed , of which Reid is the common modern Scots spelling.History: Samuel Chester Reid (1783–1861), the sea captain who designed the stars and stripes form of the present the American flag, was born at Norwich, CT. His father, Lt. John Reid, a former British naval officer of a distinguished Glasgow family, had resigned his commission and joined the cause of the American Revolution.

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

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    Mary Reid

    HISTORY OF MARY REID LINDSAY MURDOCH By her daughter, Lizzabelle Murdoch Davis Mary Reid, daughter of James and Elizabeth Cumming Reid was born 23 October 1851 in Glascow Lanark, Scotland. She wa …

    Sources (30)

    • Mary Reid in household of Robert Y Smith, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Mary Lindsay, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Mary Reid Murdockh, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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