Mary Powell Hadley

14 October 1813–20 October 1895 (Age 82)
Bosbury, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Powell

When Mary Powell Hadley was born on 14 October 1813, in Bosbury, Herefordshire, England, her father, James Hadley, was 19 and her mother, Maria Powell, was 20. She married James Gittins on 27 June 1840, in Cradley, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Cradley, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. She died on 20 October 1895, in Moab, Grand, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Moab, Grand, Utah, United States.

Photos and Memories (12)

Do you know Mary Powell? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

James Gittins
Mary Powell Hadley
Marriage: 27 June 1840
William Powell Gittins
Jane Powell Gittins
Mary Ann Gittins
James Gittins
Ruben Gittins
Emma Louisa Gittins
Hannah Gittins
Sarah Sophia Gittins
Mary Maria Gittins

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 June 1840Cradley, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings



    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 20
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 23
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly West Midlands): habitational name from either of three places called Hadley, in Worcestershire and Shropshire, or from either of two places called Hadleigh, in Essex and Suffolk, or Monken Hadley in Middlesex. The first is named from the Old English personal name Hadda + lēah ‘wood, (woodland) clearing’; the others are from Old English hǣth ‘heathland, heather’ + lēah.In some cases also Native American (Navajo): variant of Hatathlie ‘singer (i.e. medicine man)’. Compare Singer 5.

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (47)

    • Mary Gittins in household of James Gittins, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Unknown in entry for John J. Gittings, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915"
    • Mary Gittins in household of James Gittins, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.