Mary Priscilla Stewart

19 October 1836–4 February 1889 (Age 52)
Oswegatchie, St. Lawrence, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Priscilla

When Mary Priscilla Stewart was born on 19 October 1836, in Oswegatchie, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, her father, Charles Stewart, was 22 and her mother, Sarah Ann Roberts, was 16. She married John Burraston on 9 November 1855, in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States in 1870 and Central Valley, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 4 February 1889, in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Richfield City Cemetery, Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Burraston
Mary Priscilla Stewart
Marriage: 9 November 1855
Mary Evelyn Burriston
John Henry Burriston
William Burriston

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 November 1855Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 11
    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 21
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Lanarkshire) and English: originally an occupational name for an administrative official of an estate, from Middle English stiward, Old English stigweard, stīweard, a compound of stig ‘house(hold)’ + weard ‘guardian’. In the Anglo-Saxon period this title was used of an officer controlling the domestic affairs of a household, especially of the royal household; after the Norman Conquest it was also used more widely as the native equivalent of Seneschal, for the steward of a manor or manager of an estate. In Scotland the term was also used of a magistrate originally appointed by the king to administer crown lands, forming a stewartry.History: Stuart or Stewart is the surname of one of the great families of Scotland, the royal family of Scotland from the 14th century, and of England from 1603, when James VI of Scotland acceded to the English throne as James I. There were many minor branches of the family left in Britain after the flight of James II in 1688, but not every bearer of the surname can claim relationship with the royal house, even in Scotland. Every great house in medieval England and Scotland had its steward, and in many cases the office gave rise to a hereditary surname. The fall of the house of Stuart in Britain, conversely, led to the establishment of several highly placed branches bearing this surname in continental Europe, which are in most cases related to the old Scottish royal family.

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

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    Sources (11)

    • Mary Steward in household of Charles Steward, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mary Stewart in entry for Mary Evalyn Burriston, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Mariette Hawley, "United States Census, 1880"

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