Mary Danby

5 June 1796–21 August 1853 (Age 57)
Etton, Yorkshire East Riding, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Danby was born on 5 June 1796, in Etton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Mathew Danby, was 38 and her mother, Ann Appleton, was 28. She married John Hunt on 3 July 1828, in St Mary Woolnoth with St Mary Woolchurch Haw, London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 12 years. She died on 21 August 1853, in Broadwater, Morrill, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Broadwater, Morrill, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Hunt
Mary Danby
Marriage: 3 July 1828
Thomas Hunt
John Danby Hunt
Ann Elizabeth Hunt
Mary Ann Hunt

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 July 1828St Mary Woolnoth with St Mary Woolchurch Haw, London, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 4
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 5
    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
    Age 16
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Danby in North Yorkshire, originally named in Old Norse as Danabȳ ‘settlement of the Danes’, and thus cognate with Denby .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Mary Danby Hunt - Death Record - Cornelius Bagnall Emigrating Company, Journal, 1853

    Clip taking from Saturday 20[.] rose early and prepared for a Start[.] got in motion by 7 AM[.] drove 3 …

    Sources (22)

    • Mary Hurt, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Mary Danby in entry for Mary Hunt Clark, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Mary in entry for Thomas Hunt, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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