Mary Ann Shepherd Derrick

8 January 1837–3 November 1870 (Age 33)
Poplar, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ann Shepherd

When Mary Ann Shepherd Derrick was born on 8 January 1837, in Poplar, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, her father, Zachariah Wise Derrick, was 22 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Shepherd, was 24. She married James Albert Gale on 1 January 1854, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Tower Hamlets, Middlesex, England in 1841 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 3 November 1870, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Albert Gale
Mary Ann Shepherd Derrick
Marriage: 1 January 1854
Caroline Ann Gale
Elizabeth Ann Gale
Zachoriah John Gale
William Orson Gale
Joseph Gale
Hyrum Edwin Gale
Mary Jane Gale
Usula Gale
Roseltha Gale

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1854Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1852 · First Public Lavatory Erected 
    Age 15
    George Jenning was the person that invented and gave us the public lavatory. It cost people a penny to use. 

    Name Meaning

    English (of Dutch origin): from the personal name Die(de)rik, a Dutch and Low German form of the ancient Germanic name Theodoric (see Terry ), composed of the elements theud ‘people, race’ + rīc ‘power(ful), rich’.Americanized form of any of several Flemish, German, and Dutch surnames based on the personal name Diederik (see 1 above), such as Derck , Derick , Derk , and Derek .

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

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    Sources (24)

    • Mary Ann Derrick, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Mary Ann Derick in entry for Hyrum E Gale and Mary Myers, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Sarah Tavinder in entry for Hyrum E. Gale, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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