Mary Capers

6 March 1820–9 April 1902 (Age 82)
Kineton, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Capers was born on 6 March 1820, in Kineton, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Capers, was 23 and her mother, Elizabeth Waring, was 22. She married Thomas Burrows on 24 March 1839, in Kineton, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Litcham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Salt Lake City Ward 4, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 9 April 1902, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Burrows
Mary Capers
Marriage: 24 March 1839
Martha Burrows
Jane Burrows
Sarah Ann Burrows
Fanny Burrows
Mary Ann Burrows
John Burrows
Willard Burrows
Elizabeth Burrows
Parley Burrows
William Burrows
Robert Henry Burrows
Thomas Willard Burrows
William Parley Burrows

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 March 1839Kineton, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 1
    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 13
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    Age 26
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English (Warwickshire): occupational name for a maker of copes or capes, from an agent derivative of Middle English cape (see Cape ), with post-medieval excrescent -s.Americanized form of Dutch Kapers: occupational name from Dutch kaper ‘sea robber, pirate’ + genitive -s? Or an altered form of Kappers , from kapper ‘barber, hairdresser’.

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

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    Sources (25)

    • Mary Burrows, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Mary Barrows in household of Thomas Barrows, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Mary Capers in entry for Martha B Taylor, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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