Mary Tyson

9 August 1809–10 May 1865 (Age 55)
Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Tyson was born on 9 August 1809, in Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Matthew Tyson, was 21 and her mother, Ann Marsden, was 34. She married James Slater on 7 February 1828, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1854 and lived in Whalley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Weber, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 10 May 1865, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Slater
Mary Tyson
Marriage: 7 February 1828
Nathan Slater
Matthew Slater
Thomas Tyson Slater
Ralph Slater
William Slater
Mary Ann Slater
Albert Gerome Slater
Elizabeth Ellen Slater
James Henry Slater
Baby Boy Slater

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 February 1828Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    Age 6
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1825 · Museum of Lancashire
    Age 16
    The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Dyson (see Dye ).English: nickname from Old French tison ‘firebrand’, perhaps for someone with a fiery temperament.Americanized form of German Theissen or Theisen .

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

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    Sources (49)

    • Mary in entry for James Henry Slater, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
    • Mary Slayter in household of James Slayter, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Mary Ticon in entry for William Slater, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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