Mary Amina Willes

1899–1983 (Age 83)
Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States

The Life of Mary Amina

When Mary Amina Willes was born on 15 March 1899, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States, her father, William Sydney Willes, was 40 and her mother, Mary Lorintha Clyde, was 36. She married Edward Frear Shepherd on 14 March 1923. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930 and Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 2 February 1983, at the age of 83.

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Mary Amina Willes
Edward Frear Shepherd
Marriage: 14 March 1923

Spouse & Children

14 March 1923
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1902 · The Utah Governor's Mansion

Age 3

Built in 1902, the Utah Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Utah and their family. The mansion was built using the finest materials by the finest craftsmen available, resulting in a quality and style like that of Eastern mansions. From 1957 to 1977, the Utah Historical Society occupied the mansion as a library, museum, and office space. In 1977, the residence underwent extensive renovations and was again reopened in 1980. In December 1993, a fire destroyed much of the mansion but, after another restoration, the historic building was restored to its original design with upgrades in case of another disaster threatened the home. It was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1970.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Wills .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Amina Shephard in household of Edward F Shephard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Amina M Shephard in household of Edward F Shephard, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary A Willes in household of W S Willes, "United States Census, 1920"

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