Mary Ann Bills

8 January 1838–6 February 1908 (Age 70)
Batavia, Genesee, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Bills was born on 8 January 1838, in Batavia, Genesee, New York, United States, her father, Samuel Bills, was 23 and her mother, Phebe Fillmore, was 21. She married Robert Smith in December 1856, in Hartland, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Raymond, Racine, Wisconsin, United States in 1850. She died on 6 February 1908, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Smith
Mary Ann Bills
Marriage: December 1856
Julia Janette Smith
Charles Edwin Smith
William Henry Smith
Euphemia Phoebe Smith
Robert William Smith
Mary Eunice Smith
Joseph Samuel Smith

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    December 1856Hartland, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States
  • Children


    +2 More Children

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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party
    Age 16
    A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
    Age 25
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (West Midlands): variant of Bill 1 and 2, with, with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.Dutch: from bijl ‘axe’, used to denote someone who made or used axes.

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

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    Sources (32)

    • Mary A Bills in household of Samuel Bills, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mary Ann Bills in entry for Julia Jennetta Douglass, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Mary Ann Smith, "United States Census, 1900"

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