Mary Stoddard

27 January 1845–22 December 1909 (Age 64)
Carlisle, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Stoddard was born on 27 January 1845, in Carlisle, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Stoddart, was 39 and her mother, Margaret Mariah McElvin, was 29. She married Stephen Mott in 1862. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Cumberland, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 22 December 1909, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Stephen Mott
Mary Stoddard
Marriage: 1862
Louisa Robinson Mott

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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 9
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 18
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: occupational name for someone who looked after a stud of horses, from Middle English and Older Scots stod(e), stud(e) ‘establishment where horses were bred’, ‘herd of stallions or mares’ + herd(e) ‘herdsman’.English: variant of Stothard, an occupational name for a keeper of cattle or horses, from Middle English stot ‘steer, bullock’ or ‘horse’ + herd(e) ‘herdsman’. The name was probably confused with Stodeherd ‘keeper of stud-horses’ (see above).History: The Stoddard family of Boston, MA, was introduced by Anthony Stoddard (1600–1686), who settled there in 1639. Solomon Stoddard (1643–1728/9) was a prominent Congregational clergyman in MA, the grandfather of Jonathan Edwards, and progenitor of many noted descendants.

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

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    A Thanksgiving Feast

    It was the last Thursday in November, 1879. The fact that it was Thanksgiving Day, though, provided no impetus for the women of American Fork Ward to cancel their regularly scheduled testimony meetin …

    Sources (8)

    • Mary Stoddart, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
    • Mary Mott in household of Stephen Mott, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Mary Stoddart Mott, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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