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Mary Earnshaw

Mary Earnshaw

Female 1799 - 1889  (89 years)

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  • Histories
    Mary Earnshaw Spencer
    Mary Earnshaw Spencer
    The History of Payson, Utah County, Utah

    Headstones
    Mary Earnshaw Spencer
    Mary Earnshaw Spencer
    Headstone at Payson City Cemetery - Descendents pooled their money to place this stone for Mary.
    Plot: 20_22_4

    Photos
    Mary Earnshaw Spencer
    Mary Earnshaw Spencer
    Cocklake House in Slaidburn, Yorkshire England - Birthplace of Mary Earnshaw - Photo taken in 1913; House has been demolished and no longer exists.
    Mary Earnshaw Spencer
    Mary Earnshaw Spencer

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    Spencer Family Media and Histories

  • Name Mary Earnshaw  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Born 18 Dec 1799  Slaidburn, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    • Mary was born at Cocklake House in Slaidburn; date and location of birth are from Millennium File on ancestry.com.
      Additionally, the Sheffield ship log indicates that Mary Spencer was 40 years old, and confirms birth at Easington, Slaidburn, England.
    Christened 28 Dec 1799  Slaidburn, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date and location are confirmed by Christening Records of St. Andrews Church. Notes from Blaine Spencer: Christening: Found on FHL Film #98540 - Parish records for Slaidburn, England. Same information from Christopher Spencer - Preston, England (e-mail is sencal@aol.com)
    Gender Female 
    Baptized (LDS) 22 Dec 1838 
    • The location is presumed - because this is where the family was during this time period. Baptized by Mormon missionary Joseph Fielding.
    Departure 7 Feb 1841  Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Departure - Port of Liverpool - travel to America on board the "Sheffield." 
    Arrival 31 Mar 1841  New Orleans, New Orleans Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Arrive - Port of New Orleans 
    Census 31 Oct 1850  Pottawattamie County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Living in District 21: Indexed as "Mary," age 25 (incorrect) born 1825 in England; Living with husband "Richd," age 56, occupation-none; children: Martha, 21; Richa, 16; John, 14; Rachel, 11 and Jacob, 7.  
    Census 1852  Pottawattamie County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as Mary Spencer; Page 022 in the IA 1852 State Census Index; Present in Kanesville Precinct (also known as Council Bluffs) of Pottawattamie County. Confirms Mary Spencer as head of household" Page 16; Line 14; 2 males - 3 females - 1 militia Microfilm HQ#V221-4 FHL #1022205.  
    Departure 7 Jun 1852  Kanesville, Pottawattomie County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mary Earnshaw Spencer (widow) and her children came across the west in a covered wagon with the Third Company led by Thomas C. D. Howell. 293 individuals plus 10 families and about 65 wagons were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Kanesville, Iowa (present day Council Bluffs).  
    Arrival 27 Sept 1852  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Third Company led by Thomas C. D. Howell arrives in the Salt Lake Valley. 
    Census 1860  Payson, Utah County, Utah Territory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed "Mary," age 62, family 1727; living with youngest son Hyrum, age 15; Son John Spencer, 24 is next door with family - family 1726; My ggg-grandfather Elias Gardner and wives and children are living next door. 
    Census 24 Jul 1870  Payson, Utah County, Utah Territory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed "Mary," age 71 born 1799 in England; keeping house; owns real estate valued at $300. 
    Census 15 Jun 1880  Payson, Utah County, Utah Territory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as "Mary," 81 born 1799 in England, widow; Living with youngest son Hyrum, 35; daughter-in-law Sally, 26; and grandchildren: Hyrum L., 8; Alvira, 5; Emma, 3; and Lizette, 4 mos.  
    Died 1889  Payson, Utah County, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • The exact date is not known - and no death record has been located. The year comes from the Millennium File on ancestry.com and the oral family history. Mary was living with her youngest son Hyrum Spencer at the time of her death.
    Buried 1889  Payson, Utah County, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Payson City Cemetery; the descendants of Mary Earnshaw Spencer pooled their money together and laid a stone for her in Payson City Cemetery.
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID P85  Curbow Montoya Family | Curbow Family Branch, Montoya Family Branch, Spencer Family Branch
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2011 

    Father Thomas Earnshaw,   b. 1754, Slaidburn Parrish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Late Mar-Early Apr 1830, Slaidburn Parrish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth "Betty" Taylor,   b. 1771, Cocklickhouse/Cocklet, Slaidburn Parrish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1838, Slaidburn Parrish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Family ID F22  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Richard Spencer,   b. 1794, Slaidburn, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1851, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 13 Nov 1819  Slaidburn, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date and location are confirmed by Marriage Books of St. Andrews Church.
    Children 
    +1. George Spencer,   b. 1820, Slaidburn Parrish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1906, Ravensholme, Downham, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +2. Elizabeth Spencer,   b. 6 Oct 1821, Burton, Kandel, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sept 1844, Oquawka, Henderson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     3. Hannah Spencer,   b. 15 Sept 1823, Burton, Kandel, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1823, Burton, Kandel, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +4. Ann Spencer,   b. 2 Oct 1826, Waddington Parish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1908, Payson, Utah County, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +5. Sarah Jane Spencer,   b. 1828, Tosside, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1911, Wheatland, Yuba County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +6. Martha Orissa Spencer,   b. 29 Sept 1829, Tosside, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1919, Stockton, San Joaquin County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     7. William Spencer,   b. 1832, Waddington Parish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1840, Downham, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years)
     8. Richard Spencer, Jr.,   b. 1834, Waddington Parrish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 July 1858, Payson, Utah County, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
    +9. John Henry Spencer,   b. 29 Aug 1835, Waddington Parrish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1891, Indianola, Sanpete County, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     10. Matthew Spencer,   b. 1837, Waddington Parish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct. 1840, Downham, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)  []
    +11. Rachel Spencer,   b. 18 Dec 1839, Clitheroe, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1911, Mona, Juab County, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +12. Jacob Hyrum Spencer,   b. 5 Nov 1845, Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1922, Clinton, Utah County, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2014 20:47:08 
    Family ID F21  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsArrival - Arrive - Port of New Orleans - 31 Mar 1841 - New Orleans, New Orleans Parish, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Living in District 21: Indexed as "Mary," age 25 (incorrect) born 1825 in England; Living with husband "Richd," age 56, occupation-none; children: Martha, 21; Richa, 16; John, 14; Rachel, 11 and Jacob, 7. - 31 Oct 1850 - Pottawattamie County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Mary Spencer; Page 022 in the IA 1852 State Census Index; Present in Kanesville Precinct (also known as Council Bluffs) of Pottawattamie County. Confirms Mary Spencer as head of household" Page 16; Line 14; 2 males - 3 females - 1 militia Microfilm HQ#V221-4 FHL #1022205. - 1852 - Pottawattamie County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsArrival - Third Company led by Thomas C. D. Howell arrives in the Salt Lake Valley. - 27 Sept 1852 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1889 - Payson, Utah County, Utah Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1889 - Payson, Utah County, Utah Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Sources 
    1. [S2624683368] 1870 United States Federal Census, (1870. United States. Ninth Census of the United States, 1870. Washington, D.C. National Archives and Records Administration. M593, RG29, 1,761 rolls. Minnesota. Minnes), Year: 1870; Census Place: , , ; Roll: M593.
      Name: Mary SpencerBirth Date: abt 1799Birth Place: EnglandResidence Date: 1870Residence Place: Payson, Utah, Utah Territory
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1870usfedcen&h=11067954&ti=0&indiv=try

    2. [S2625378497] 1860 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Eighth Census of the United States, 1860. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860. M653, 1), Year: 1860; Census Place: Payson, Utah, Utah Territory; Roll: M653_1314; Page: 866; Image: 333.
      Name: Mary SpencerBirth Date: abt 1798Birth Place: EnglandResidence Date: 1860Residence Place: Payson, Utah, Utah Territory
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1860usfedcenancestry&h=34789785&ti=0&indiv=try

    3. [S2624675888] 1880, (1880 U.S. Census Index ), Year: 1880; Census Place: Payson, Utah, Utah; Roll: T9_1338; Family History Film: 1255338; Page: 217.4000; Enumeration District: 84; Image: .
      Name: Mary SpencerBirth Date: abt 1799Birth Place: EnglandResidence Date: 1880Residence Place: Payson, Utah, Utah, United States
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1880usfedcen&h=20262977&ti=0&indiv=try

    4. [S2692017223] Millennium File, Heritage Consulting, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003.Original data - Heritage Consulting. The Millennium File. Salt Lake City, UT, USA: Heritage Consulting.Original data: Heritage Consulting. The Millennium File. Salt Lake City, UT, USA).
      Name: Mary EarnshawBirth Date: 18 Dec 1798Birth Place: Easington, Yorks, EnglandDeath Date: 1889Death Place: Payson, Utah, Utah, USA
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=millind&h=10329492&ti=0&indiv=try

    5. [S2625403972] 1850 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Seventh Census of the United States, 1850. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850. M432, ), Year: 1850; Census Place: District 21, Pottawattamie, Iowa; Roll: M432_188; Page: 121; Image: 244.
      Name: Mary SpencerBirth Date: abt 1825Birth Place: EnglandResidence Date: 1850Residence Place: District 21, Pottawattamie, Iowa
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1850usfedcenancestry&h=2626671&ti=0&indiv=try

    6. [S2751774877] Iowa Census, 1838-70, Jordan Dodd and Liahona Research, comp., (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1999.Original data - Compiled and digitized by Mr. Jackson and AIS from microfilmed schedules of the U.S. Federal Decennial Census, territorial/state censuses, and/or census substitutes.Or).
      Name: Mary SpencerResidence Date: Residence Place: Pottawattamie County, IA
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=iacen&h=4844369&ti=0&indiv=try