Mary Flitcroft

Female17 April 1787–about 1857

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Flitcroft was born on 17 April 1787, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Flitcroft, was 31 and her mother, Betty Goodier, was 29. She married Thomas Birch on 2 May 1814, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1855. She died about 1857, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Birch
Mary Flitcroft
Marriage: 2 May 1814
Louisa Birch
John Thomas Birch
Thomas Birch
Joseph Flitcroft Birch
Thomas Birch

Sources (34)

  • Mary Birch in household of Thomas Birch, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Mary Fletchcroft in entry for Joseph F. Birch, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • Mary Birch, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 May 1814Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1788 · The First Presidential Election

    Age 1

    The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 14

    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.


    Age 21

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Flitcroft in Culcheth (Lancashire). The placename is composed of Middle English croft ‘small enclosure’ (Old English croft) with an uncertain first element.

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

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