Mary Frances Vance

6 September 1844–29 May 1928 (Age 83)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Frances

When Mary Frances Vance was born on 6 September 1844, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Isaac Young Vance, was 25 and her mother, Martha Eleanor Yager, was 22. She married James Martin Allred on 27 March 1860, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, 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 29 May 1928, in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Fairview Upper Cemetery, Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Martin Allred
Mary Frances Vance
Marriage: 27 March 1860
Martha Ellen Allred
Martin Wilford Allred
Isaac Willard Allred
Ann Eliza Allred
Sarah Frances Allred
Mary Arletta Allred
Minnie Elzina Allred
George Alma Allred
Ernest Rudolphus Allred
Lawrence Allred
Edgar Leroy Allred

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 March 1860Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 1
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."
    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 22
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: apparently a spelling pronunciation of Vans, a misreading of Vaus (see Vause ), in which -u- has been miscopied as -n-. If true, it is probably limited to the Vans or Vaus family of Wigtownshire. It may be this surname that appears in Ireland from the early 17th century, especially in Ulster, but it could alternatively be the English name in 2 below.English: if not a transcription error for Vause (a surname well evidenced in Warwickshire and Leicestershire), a variant of Vann , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Ernest Rudolphus Allred

    I was born in Fairview, SanPete, Utah on the 24th of October 1878. My parents were James Martin Allred and Mary Frances Vance. I attended the public school till 17 years of age. I started shearing sh …

    Sources (34)

    • Mary F Allred in household of James M Allred, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Mary Francis Vance in entry for Minnie E Allred Rawson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Mary F Allred in household of James M Allred, "United States Census, 1910"

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