Mary Ann Brockerman

18 March 1816–6 November 1913 (Age 97)
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Brockerman was born on 18 March 1816, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William Brockerman, was 31 and her mother, Catherine Rudy, was 19. She married Abraham Reister Wright Sr on 19 December 1833, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1856 and lived in Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 6 November 1913, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Reister Wright Sr
Mary Ann Brockerman
Marriage: 19 December 1833
William Brockerman Wright Sr
Amanda Melvina Wright
Hannah Ann Wright
Abraham Reister Wright Jr
Mary Catherine Wright
John Rudy Wright
Isaac Kite Wright
Charles Henry Wright
George Washington Wright

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 December 1833Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 4
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    Age 30
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Brockelmann: habitational name for someone from Brockel in Württemberg.Americanized form of German Bröckelmann: habitational name for someone from Bröckel near Celle or Brökeln on the Weser river.

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

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    History of Abraham & Mary Wright

    This story was found at Son of William Emory Wright and Mary Pearce Kite Married Mary Ann Brockerman, 19 Dec 1833, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Children - Amanda Melvina W …

    Sources (32)

    • Mary Ann Wright in entry for Amanda Melvina Wright, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
    • Mary Ann Wright in household of H Wright Candland, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Mary A Wright, �Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949�

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