Mary Rigby

21 October 1836–7 December 1917 (Age 81)
Stockport, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Rigby was born on 21 October 1836, in Stockport, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Rigby Sr, was 27 and her mother, Jane Lovenia Littlewood, was 23. She married Lyman Smith Hutchings on 22 January 1854, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in California, United States in 1870 and Pajaro, Monterey, California, United States in 1880. She died on 7 December 1917, in Watsonville, Santa Cruz, California, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Pioneer Cemetery, Watsonville, Santa Cruz, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lyman Smith Hutchings
Mary Rigby
Marriage: 22 January 1854
Lyman Elias Hutchings
Laura Azuleka Hutchings
Olive Ida Hutchings
Francis Walter Hutchings
Hyram Samuel Hutchings
David Nephi Hutchings
Ammon Omar Hutchings
Amos Jesse Hutchings
Martha Minnie Hutchings
Mary Celestia Hutchings
Moses Seth Hutchings

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 January 1854Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 16
    EARLIEST RECORDED MARKER: David Trafton BIRTH 14 Sep 1790 Cornish, York County, Maine, USA DEATH 2 Jun 1852 (aged 61) Nebraska, USA BURIAL Pioneer Cemetery Watsonville, Santa Cruz County, California, USA MEMORIAL ID 5372033 · View Source
    Age 27
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): habitational name from Ribby in Lancashire, named with Old Scandanavian hryggr ‘ridge’ + ‘farmstead, village’. Compare Rigsby .

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

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    Sources (25)

    • Mary Rigby in entry for Moses S Hutchings, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Mary Hutchings in household of Lyman F Hutchings, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Mary Rigby in entry for Frank W Hutchings and Mary N Brown, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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