Mary Stead

7 May 1780–11 December 1855 (Age 75)
Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Stead was born on 7 May 1780, in Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Michael Steed, was 35 and her mother, Mary Morris, was 31. She married David Griffith on 28 March 1802, in Newland, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 11 December 1855, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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John Evans
Mary Stead
Marriage: 11 December 1817
Mary Anne Evans
Benjamin Evans
Eleanor Evans
Alfred Evans
Martha Evans
Henry Evans
Alfred Evans
William Valentine Evans
Jane Evans
Eliza Evans
Emma Sarah Evans
Mary Ann Evans
Sidney Evans
Emma Evans
Mary Evans

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    11 December 1817Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1781 · The First Constitution
    Age 1
    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
    1783 · A Free America
    Age 3
    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 20
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (West Yorkshire and Lancashire):in Yorkshire and Lancashire, a habitational name primarily from Stead near Storiths in Hazlewood (Skipton, Yorkshire), which became a grange of Bolton Priory. Alternative origins might include Stead Farm in Nether Hoyland (Yorkshire), and Stidd in Ribchester (Lancashire), but it is not known if this latter produced a surviving hereditary surname. Across England, the name may arise from one or other minor places which were also named with Middle English stede ‘farm, estate; hamlet’ (Old English stede); for example, The Stude in Church Lawford (Warwickshire). The word was especially common in minor names and field names in south and southeastern England.variant of Steed .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Taken from Levi Richards 1799­1876 Some of His Ancestors and Descendants by Helen Richards Gardner, published by Unique Printing, Logan Utah 1973, available in the Family History Libraries at BYU and …

    Sources (78)

    • Mary Evans in household of John Carpenter, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mary Slead in entry for Emma S. Balser, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Mary in entry for Eliza Evans, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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