Mary Ann Williams

25 December 1851–25 August 1935 (Age 83)
Ebbw Vale, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Williams was born on 25 December 1851, in Ebbw Vale, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, John Jenkins Williams, was 24 and her mother, Rebecca Evans, was 22. She married Robert Urquhart Leatham on 11 October 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 25 August 1935, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Urquhart Leatham
1824–1885
Mary Ann Williams
1851–1935
Marriage: 11 October 1868
David Williams Leatham
1869–1870
Alexander Williams Leatham
1872–1925
Rebecca Leatham
1873–1959
Mary Ann Leatham
1875–1962
Martha Ann Leatham
1878–1966
Ida Leatham
1881–1964
Leatham
1883–1883
George William Leatham
1883–1978
Luther Williams Leatham
1886–1887

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 October 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (15)

    +10 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867
    Age 16
    The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 24
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of William , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This form of the surname is also common in Wales. In North America, this surname has also absorbed some cognates from other languages, such as Dutch Willems . Williams is the third most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans.History: This surname was brought to North America from southern England and Wales independently by many different bearers from the 17th century onward. Roger Williams, born in London in 1603, came to MA in 1630, but the clergyman was banished from the colony for his criticism of the Puritan government; he fled to RI and founded Providence.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Wiliams
    Willams
    Willimas
    William
    Pulliam
    Willaims

    Story Highlight

    LIFE OF MARY ANN WILLIAMS LEATHAM

    An Autobiography written by Mary Ann Williams Leatham a few years before her death, while she lived in Ogden, Utah. I was born at Abardale Com. Morgan-shire, Wailes, December 25, 1851, daughter of Re …

    Sources (25)

    • Mary Leathem, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Mary Ann Williams in entry for Rebecca King, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Mary A Leatham, "United States Census, 1930"

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