Mary Ann Ayers

12 June 1834–25 October 1921 (Age 87)
Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Ayers was born on 12 June 1834, in Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Ayres, was 36 and her mother, Mary Thornton, was 30. She married Joseph Angell Young on 9 September 1852, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years. She died on 25 October 1921, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Angell Young
Mary Ann Ayers
Marriage: 9 September 1852
Brigham Truman Young
Mary Thornton Young
Elsie Vilate Young
Elisabeth Young
Catherine Young
Amelia Young
Joseph Angell Young
Briant Stringham Young
Alice Young

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 September 1852Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    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.
    1850 · Los Angeles Is Incorporated
    Age 16
    Los Angeles was incorporated as a municipality on April 4, 1850.
    Age 29
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: derivative of Ayer , with excrescent -s. The -s may represent a trace of the Latin nominative singular in heres ‘heir’, but it may also signify the son or servant of someone known as ‘the heir’, i.e. someone who was heir to some great estate.

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

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    Sources (51)

    • Mary Anne Aires in entry for Catherine Young Hall, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Mary A. Young, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Mary Ann Ayres in entry for Briant S Young and Evelyn Derby, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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