Mary Ann Miles

23 May 1798–20 May 1879 (Age 80)
Chelmsford, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Miles was born on 23 May 1798, in Chelmsford, Essex, England, United Kingdom, her father, Bernard Miles, was 35 and her mother, Mary Ann Luckin, was 22. She married William Wiggington Hawkes on 18 February 1822. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Halstead, Essex, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 20 May 1879, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Wiggington Hawkes
Mary Ann Miles
Marriage: 18 February 1822
William Hawkes
Thomas Hawkes
Benjamin Hawkes
Martha Mary Hawkes
Francis Hawkes
George Hawkes
Henry Hawkes
James Collins Hawkes

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  • Marriage
    18 February 1822
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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 2
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 3
    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 22
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): from the Middle English (Old French) personal name Mile + genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s, or from its other Old French form Miles, a derivative of ancient Germanic Milo, based on the element mil, from mel ‘good, generous’. The Old French oblique case form was Milon (see Milon 1). Compare Millen and Millson .English: variant, with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s, of Myhill , from a vernacular form of the Biblical name Michael . Miles Coverdale, the translator of the Bible, when in Germany, called himself Michael Anglus (‘the Englishman’).Irish (Louth and Kilkenny): when not the same as 1 or 2, it is sometimes an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolmhuire, see Myles .

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

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    Sources (33)

    • Mary Ann in entry for Frederick Hawkes, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Mary Ann Miles, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
    • Mary Ann Hawkes, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

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