Mary Giles

13 April 1833–13 September 1888 (Age 55)
Calverton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Giles was born on 13 April 1833, in Calverton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Giles, was 35 and her mother, Sarah Huskinson, was 33. She married John Crook on 6 September 1856, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860 and Padiham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died on 13 September 1888, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Heber City Cemetery, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Crook
Mary Giles
Marriage: 6 September 1856
John William Crook
Sarah Elizabeth Crook
Heber Giles Crook
George Franklin Crook
Mary Jane Crook
Thomas Huskinson Crook
Frederick Crook
James Crook
Margaret Ann Crook

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 September 1856Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +5 More Children

    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.
    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
    Age 9
    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.
    1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire
    Age 17
    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 (of Norman origin): from a medieval personal name, Middle English Giles or Gile, a borrowing from Old French Gil(l)e(s). This is from Latin Aegidius and this presumably from Greek aigidion ‘kid, young goat’ (alternatively, it could be a Late Latin formation from the Latin personal name Eggius + the suffix -idius). The personal name was widely used in France and the Low Countries, partly through veneration of Saint Gilles de Provence, supposedly a hermit of the 7th century near Arles; he was patron saint of cripples, hence the dedication of Saint Giles Cripplegate in London, though the personal name itself was less common in England than elsewhere in Europe. See also Gilles .Irish: adopted as an Anglicized equivalent of Gaelic Ó Glaisne, a County Louth name based on glas ‘green, blue, gray’.French: variant of Gilles , a cognate of 1 above.

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

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    Di Gilio

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    Giles Family Immigration record

    GILES FAMILY From Mormon Immigration Index CD rom GILES, William* <1797> Old England 1854 Age: 57 Origin: Gringley Occ: Brickmaker GILES, Sarah <1801> Old England 1854 Age: 53 Origin …

    Sources (42)

    • Mary Crook, "United States Census, 1880"
    • 1923 Mary Giles in entry for Joseph P Callister and Margaret Crook, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • 1958 Mary Giles in entry for Margaret Ann Callister, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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