Mary Ann Abel

19 January 1853–1 December 1931 (Age 78)
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Abel was born on 19 January 1853, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Isaac Abel, was 23 and her mother, Ann Methley, was 27. She married Elijah Bourne on 14 August 1871, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in American Fork Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1920 and American Fork Ward 4, Utah, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 1 December 1931, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elijah Bourne
Mary Ann Abel
Marriage: 14 August 1871
John Isaac Bourne
Elijah John Bourne Jr
Mary Ann Bourne
Samuel Bourne Burns
Elizabeth Bourne
Alma M Bourne
Leonard Bourne

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 August 1871Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 10
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened
    Age 10
    The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 22
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English, German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, French, Spanish, and Polish; Slovak (mainly Ábel) and Czech (also Ábel): from the Biblical personal name Abel, Slovak Ábel, which was used in continental Europe from the sixth century. After the Norman Conquest it was introduced to England and Scotland, where it had a brief currency in the 12th and 13th centuries before being revived in England after the Reformation. In the Book of Genesis Abel is a son of Adam, murdered by his brother Cain (Genesis 4:1–8). In Christian tradition he is regarded as a representative of suffering innocence. The Hebrew form of the name is Hebel (Latinized as Abel), from a vocabulary word meaning ‘breath’.German: from the personal name Abel, a pet form of Albrecht .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Elijah and Mary Ann Abel and Rosa Abel Bourne

    Sketch of the lives of Elijah Bourne and his wives Mary Ann Abel and Rosa Abel Elijah Bourne, son of John and Elizabeth Johnson Bourne was born October 15, 1851 in Salt Lake City, Utah. His fathe …

    Sources (33)

    • Bourne in entry for Bourne, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Mary A Bourne, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Mary Ann Bourne in entry for Abner Chipman and Elizabeth Bourne, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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