Mary Pugh

10 November 1821–5 January 1905 (Age 83)
Stretford, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Pugh was born on 10 November 1821, in Stretford, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Edward Pugh, was 31 and her mother, Mary Bailey, was 37. She married John Scott on 2 March 1845, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She immigrated to New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1842 and lived in Dilwyn, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 5 January 1905, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Scott
Mary Pugh
Marriage: 2 March 1845
Hyrum Scott
Mary Ellen Scott
Eliza Ann Scott
Lucy Jane Scott
Vilate Scott

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 March 1845Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 4
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 12
    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.
    Age 25
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: Anglicized form of the patronymic ap Hugh ‘son of Hugh’ (see Hughes ).

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

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    Life Story of Mary Pugh

    Life Story of Mary Pugh "A Patriot and Saint in Petticoats" Mary Pugh, the daughter of Mary Bailey, born at Earldisland, England, and Edward Pugh, born at Bireley, England, was born 10 November 1 …

    Sources (46)

    • Mary Pugh in entry for Vilate Hilton, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Mary A Pugh in household of Edward Pugh, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Mary Scott, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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