Mary LeGresley

11 October 1816–18 February 1877 (Age 60)
St Ouen, Jersey

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary LeGresley was born on 11 October 1816, in St Ouen, Jersey, her father, Phillip Le Gresley, was 30 and her mother, Judith Marquand, was 11813. She married John Duhamel on 10 July 1841, in St Ouen, Jersey. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She immigrated to New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1851 and lived in St Saviour, Jersey in 1861 and Addington, Restigouche, New Brunswick, Canada in 1881. She died on 18 February 1877, in Kamas, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Kamas Cemetery, Kamas, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Duhamel
Mary LeGresley
Marriage: 10 July 1841
John Duhamel
Phillip Amiable Duhamel
Lydia Duhamel
Charles Peter Duhamel
Julia Mary Ann Duhamel
Philip Francis Duhamel
Albert Edward Duhamel
Leah Duhamel
Francis Duhamel
Frederick Duhamel

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 July 1841St Ouen, Jersey
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 4
    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.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 20
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    Norman: see Le Gresley .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

    Possible Related Names

    Le Gresley

    Story Highlight

    Mary Ann Marrett Warr

    written by Mary Ileene McKowen Norton My great great grandmother on my mother’s side of the family… Mary Ann Marrett Warr was born July 9 1854 in a covered wagon on South Eastern plains near Little …

    Sources (18)

    • Marie Du Hamel in household of Jean Du Hamel, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • 1926 Mary La Graley in entry for daughter Julia Mary Ann Woolstenholme, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Mary Duhamel in household of John Duhamel, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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