Mary Ann Bosley

Brief Life History of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Bosley was born on 3 April 1816, in Elmira, Tioga, New York, United States, her father, Edmund Edward Bosley, was 39 and her mother, Ann Kelly, was 37. She married Samuel Malin on 16 November 1846, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850. She died on 10 December 1900, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Malin
Mary Ann Bosley
Marriage: 16 November 1846
Council Bluffs Malin
Millard Fillmore Malin Sr
Sarah Ann Malin
Almira Turner Malin
Samuel Byron Malin

Sources (40)

  • Mary A. Malon, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Ann Bosley - Published information: birth: 13 April 1816; Ontario, New York, United States
  • Marian Bosley, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.


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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Boseley in Westbury on Severn, Gloucestershire, probably named with the Old English personal name Bōsa + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

English: habitational name from a place in Cheshire named Bosley, from the Old English personal name Bōsa or Bōt + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. Compare Boseley .

Americanized form of French Beausoleil , especially in New England. Compare Boseley .

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

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Story Highlight

Bosley and Malin family Bible Records Contains various papers related to the Malin, Gregory, Bosley, and Harris families. Includes an aut …

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