Mary Ann Gadd

6 September 1848–19 November 1924 (Age 76)
Orwell, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Gadd was born on 6 September 1848, in Orwell, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Samuel Gadd, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth Eliza Chapman, was 33. She married John Rowley on 10 September 1864, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States for about 10 years and El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States in 1912. She died on 19 November 1924, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Rowley
Mary Ann Gadd
Marriage: 10 September 1864
Eliza Jane Rowley
Sarah Ann Rowley
John Sylvester Rowley
Zina Cordelia Rowley
Amy Elizabeth Rowley
Jesse Noah Thomas Rowley
Heber Charles Rowley
James Albert Rowley
Samuel Isaac Rowley
Jacob Leslie Rowley
Wilford Marion Rowley
Mary Luella Rowley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 September 1864Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Historical Boundaries: 1850: Texas, United States 1850: El Paso, Texas, United States
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 20
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    English: perhaps a nickname from Old French gade ‘goat’; the animal was noted for its supposedly lascivious behavior.English: perhaps from Middle English gadde (Old Norse gaddr) ‘sharp-pointed metal spike, goad’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a cattle driver or, more likely, a nickname for a persistent and irritating person.Swedish: apparently a nickname from gadd ‘sting’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    LIFE HISTORY OF ELIZA CHAPMAN GADD Compiled by her 5th great granddaughter, Sasha Reid Nielson

    Eliza Chapman was born on the 13th of March, 1815 in Croydon, Cambridgeshire, England. She was the third of five children born to William Chapman and Mary Pentlow. Croydon Parish, the place where …

    Sources (46)

    • Mary A Rouley in household of John Rouley, "United States Census, 1870"
    • May Ann Gadd in entry for Mary Luella Rowley Laws, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Mary Ann Rowley in household of John Rowley, "United States Census, 1880"

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