Mary Ann Flowers

Female9 November 1825–7 April 1897

Brief Life History of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Flowers was born on 9 November 1825, in Rawcliffe, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Flowers, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Riley, was 21. She married William Whalley Jackson on 24 December 1864, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Snaith, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 7 April 1897, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in American Fork Cemetery, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Whalley Jackson
Mary Ann Flowers
Marriage: 24 December 1864
George Franklin Jackson
John Wareham Jackson

Sources (10)

  • Mary Wareham in household of George Wareham, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Mary Ann Wareham in household of Joseph Sleding, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Mary Flower, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1864Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 5

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

    Age 8

    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.


    Age 21

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Flower , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Trying the Children

    At one of their meetings, the sisters of American Fork Ward had a frank discussion about their children. New and stronger temptations seemed to be swirling about, calling forth greater effort on the p …

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