Mary Ann Knowlton

11 September 1829–22 March 1887 (Age 57)
Cumminsville, Mill Creek Township, Hamilton, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Knowlton was born on 11 September 1829, in Cumminsville, Mill Creek Township, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, her father, Sidney Algernon Knowlton, was 37 and her mother, Harriet Burnham, was 32. She married William Henry Hooper on 24 December 1852, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 22 March 1887, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Hooper
Mary Ann Knowlton
Marriage: 24 December 1852
William Henry Hooper
Elizabeth Hooper
George R Hooper
Mary Ann Hooper
Harriet Hooper
Elizabeth Hooper
Annie Corinne Hooper
Cora Ella Hooper
Sidney Knowlton Hooper
Alice Hooper

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1852Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 1
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 9
    In 1838 a post office was established and the area was named Cumminsville after David Cummins – an early settler who operated a tannery, and may have been the first person born in Cincinnati.
    Age 17
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English (Hampshire): habitational name from either of two places so named, one in Dorset and the other in Kent. Both are named from Old English cnoll ‘knoll, hilltop’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

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

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    Sources (49)

    • Ann Knowlton in entry for Elizabeth Hooper Dunbar, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • M A Hooper in household of William H Hooper, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Mary A. in entry for Elizabeth Hooper, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915, 1921-1924"

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