Mary Frances Rich

10 February 1835–
Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Frances

When Mary Frances Rich was born on 10 February 1835, in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Caleb Lombard Rich, was 25 and her mother, Harriet F Perry, was 24. She married James Bird on 13 June 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Family Time Line

James Bird
1811–1896
Mary Frances Rich
1835–
Marriage: 13 June 1856
Frank Mason Bird
1875–1876

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 June 1856Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (3)

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    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.
    1846
    Age 11
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 31
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname for a wealthy man (or perhaps in some cases an ironic nickname for a pauper), from Middle English, Old French riche ‘rich, wealthy’, a word of ancient Germanic origin, akin to ancient Germanic rīc ‘power(ful)’.English: from the Middle English personal name Rich, a pet form of any of the post-Conquest names beginning in Rich-, such as Richer and especially Richard . Compare Rick .English: either a topographic name from Middle English riche(Old English ric) ‘stream’, signifying one who lived beside a stream, as at Glynde Reach (Sussex), or perhaps a habitational name from the (now lost) village of Riche (Lincolnshire).

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

    Possible Related Names

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    Sources (9)

    • Mary in entry for Frank Mason Bird, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • Mary in entry for Frank Mason Bird, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
    • Mary in entry for Frank Mason Bird, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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