Mary Ann Hosking

27 January 1807–5 June 1900 (Age 93)
South Molton, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Hosking was born on 27 January 1807, in South Molton, Devon, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Andrews Hosking, was 31 and her mother, Ann Roach, was 32. She married William W. Quinn on 6 July 1833, in St Saviour, Jersey. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Saint Helier, Jersey for about 10 years and Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1860. She died on 5 June 1900, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

William W. Quinn
Mary Ann Hosking
Marriage: 6 July 1833
William Robert Quinn
Mary Ann Quinn
John Quinn
Harriet Quinn
Elizabeth Quinn
George Quinn
Selina Quinn
Isabelle Quinn
Joseph Hyrum Quinn

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 July 1833St Saviour, Jersey
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    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 20
    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.
    Age 36
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English (Cornwall and Devon): variant of Hoskin .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Mary Ann Quinn in Martin Handcart Company

    The following was compiled by Allen Sumsion, Great-Grandson of Mary Ann Quinn There are two women named Mary Ann Quinn, mother and daughter. The mother's name was Mary Ann Hoskings Quinn. Her daugh …

    Sources (27)

    • Mary Queen in household of George McKee, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • unknown in entry for George Quinn, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Mary Ann Quinn in household of William Quinn, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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