Mary Newham

about 1820–10 February 1878 (Age 58)
Brailsford Green, Derbyshire, England

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Newham was born about 1820, in Brailsford Green, Derbyshire, England, her father, Godfrey Newham, was 23 and her mother, Mary Wheeldon, was 24. She married William Corbett Bancroft on 27 June 1841, in Breaston, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1868 and lived in Breaston, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 10 February 1878, in Wallsburg, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Wallsburg Cemetery, Wallsburg, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Corbett Bancroft
Mary Newham
Marriage: 27 June 1841
William Newham Bancroft
Catherine Newham Bancroft
Agnes Ann Bancroft

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 June 1841Breaston, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 0
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    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.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 16
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from one or more of several places so called in Lancashire, Lincolnshire, Northumberland, and the North Yorkshire. The placenames derive from Old English nīwe ‘new’ + hām ‘homestead, estate’ or possibly in some cases from hamm ‘water meadow’.

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

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    Sources (23)

    • Mary Bancroft in household of William Bancroft, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Mary Newham in entry for Agnes Ann Moore, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Mary Bancroft in household of William Bancroft, "United States Census, 1870"

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