Mary Byington

11 August 1811–15 February 1898 (Age 86)
Bastard, Leeds, Canada West, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Byington was born on 11 August 1811, in Bastard, Leeds, Upper Canada, British Colonial America, her father, James Byington, was 32 and her mother, Susanna Lydia Nichols, was 33. She married Chester Southworth on 22 June 1831, in Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. She died on 15 February 1898, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Chester Southworth
1792–1873
Mary Byington
1811–1898
Marriage: 22 June 1831
Susannah Adaline Southworth
1833–1873
Sarah Zurviah Southworth
1835–1927
Robert Luther Southworth
1838–1838
Mary Emily Southworth
1840–1846
Chester Southworth III
1842–1910
Tamesin Ermine Southworth
1844–1845
Joseph Stephen Southworth
1846–1925
Laura Salina Southworth
1852–1872

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 June 1831Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence, New York, United States
  • Children

    (8)

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1812
    Age 1
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1827
    Age 16
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 25
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: probably a habitational name, but no source has been identified. This surname is virtually non-existing in the British Isles.

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

    Story Highlight

    BYINGTON / BOYNTON FAMILY HISTORY FOLLOWS:

    BYINGTON (BOYNTON) FAMILY of England & New York, Vermont & Upper Canada & Illinois & Utah (Boynton’s listed before 1400.) “Byington Family,” compiled by B. Fay Byington, 1984: The Boynton’s first h …

    Sources (34)

    • Mary Jonthworth in household of Chester Jonthworth, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mary Byington in entry for Sarah S. Burbank, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Mary Southworth in household of Chester Southworth, "United States Census, 1860"

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