Mary Mosley

21 March 1835–25 August 1859 (Age 24)
Kingsley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Mosley was born on 21 March 1835, in Kingsley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Mosley, was 25 and her mother, Mary Beardmore, was 22. She married Harrison Sperry on 27 October 1852, in Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. She died on 25 August 1859, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 24, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harrison Sperry
Mary Mosley
Marriage: 27 October 1852
Mary Ann Sperry
Henry Harrison Sperry
Hannah Elizabeth Sperry

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 October 1852Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    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 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 4
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
    1842 · Relief Society Organized
    Age 7
    The Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized on March 17, 1842. Emma Smith was the first Relief Society president. It was established as a way to help strengthen and serve other women.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire and Derbyshire): variant of Moseley .

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

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    Sources (29)

    • Mary Mosley in household of William Mosley, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Mary M in entry for Mary Ann Sperry, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Mary Mosely in household of Mary Mosely, "United States Census, 1850"

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