Mary Ann Ashdown

15 October 1852–24 February 1921 (Age 68)
Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Ashdown was born on 15 October 1852, in Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Ashdown Sr., was 38 and her mother, Ann Burgess, was 31. She married Henry Garrett on 6 March 1870, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Farnham, Surrey, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 24 February 1921, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Garrett
Mary Ann Ashdown
Marriage: 6 March 1870
William Henry Garrett
George Edward Garrett
Henry Garrett Jr.
David Arthur Garrett
Ann Lizette Garrett
Lester Owen Garrett
Joseph Burgess Garrett
Ella Maria Garrett
Martha Jane Garrett
Ida Garrett
Thomas James Garrett
Hazel Garrett
Mable Garrett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 March 1870Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 5
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 20
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Ashdown Forest in East Sussex, named in Old English with æscen ‘growing with ash trees’ + dūn ‘hill’. Perhaps also occasionally from Ashdown in Lenham, Kent.

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

    Story Highlight

    Life History of Henry Garrett - Written by Elizabeth A. Garrett Atkinson, July, 1948

    Henry Garrett was born January 17th, 1846, in Willenhall. Warwickshire. England, the son of William Garrett and Maria Maycock. While a young man in England, he helped his father and older brothers ma …

    Sources (33)

    • Mary A Ashbourne in household of Richard Ashbourne, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Mary A. Collins in entry for William M. Garrett and Clara N. Bailey, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Mary Ann Ashdown Garrett, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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