Mary Ann Sparrey

1836–1871 (Age 35)
Aston, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Sparrey was born in 1836, in Aston, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Sparrey, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Adams, was 22. She married Hugh William Thomas on 25 January 1857, in Pembrey, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Pembrey, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1851 and Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1861. She died in 1871, in Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States, at the age of 35, and was buried in Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hugh William Thomas
Mary Ann Sparrey
Marriage: 25 January 1857
George Sparry Thomas
Sarah Thomas
David Sparrey Thomas
Elizabeth Thomas

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 January 1857Pembrey, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 0
    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.
    1839 · The Rebecca Riots Take Place
    Age 3
    The Rebecca Riots were a group of protests in west Wales from 1839-1843. The people involved were mostly poor farmers, primarily men dressed as women. The group was called “Rebecca and her daughters”, a title believed to have come the book of Genesis. They mostly fought against the toll-gates. There is only record of one death during the riots: a young Sarah Williams had been warned that the rioters were coming, but upon refusing to leave, was killed.
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: see Sparey .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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    Hugh Williams Thomas

    Here is the history fol Hugh Williams Thomas - January 29, 1830-May 29, 1912 Hugh Williams Thomas as was born on January 29, 1830 in Pembrey, Wales to David and Elizabeth Williams Thomas. He was t …

    Sources (26)

    • Mary A Thomas in household of Hugh Thomas, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Mary Ann Spaney in entry for David Spaney Thomas, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Mary Anne Thomas in household of Hugh Thomas, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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