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Mary Amelia Ventom DeFriez
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Birth: Jan. 21, 1850, England
Death: Apr. 5, 1940
Lincoln County
Nevada, USA

Mary Amelia Ventom De Friez.
She is the daughter of Maria Winch & George Bishop Ventom of London, England. The only daughter of seven children.

She married William De Friez September 9, 1867 in England.
William and Mary Amelia had 14 Children together.

1.~Mary Jane V. De Friez Mathis 1868-1891
2.~Florence V. De Friez Cooper 1869-1956
3.~William Josiah V. De Friez 1871-1902
4.~Louisa Maria V. De Friez Rose 1872-1901
5.~Amelia V. De Friez Adelmann Warren 1874-1965
6.~Kate Frances V. De Friez 1875-1876
7.~Hannah V. De Friez Whitely Leet 1876-1961
8.~Joseph George V. De Friez 1879-1948
9.~Benjamin V. De Friez 1881-1882
10.~Ruth V. De Friez Goble 1883-1968
11.~Jessie V. De Friez Hunter 1884-1972
12.~Herbert V. De Friez 1886-1953
13.~Sarah V. De Friez 1889-1890
14.~Fredrick Clappison V. De Friez 1890-1890

They left England in September 1878, and sailed for America, arriving in Salt Lake City in October. At this time they had six children, and had buried one in England,-a daughter, Kate Frances Ventom DeFriez, 10 Months old when she died.

They had traveled by train from New York, but to reach their destination in St. George, they had to travel team and wagon over rough roads, sleep on the ground, and cook over a camp fire. These conditions were very distressing, and the family were all happy to end the journey. There were many new things to learn & experience.

Their daughter Lousie died when her first child was born, Luman Farber Rose, Mary Amelia & William raised him after her death.

She lived in England, Utah, & Nevada most of her life.
After William's death, Grandma De Friez lived with her children. She made her headquarters with her daughter Amelia (Millie), until she was 90 years old. She always shared her love with her family, even if they lived some distance. She passed peacefully away at the home of her daughter, Millie, in Caliente, Nevada, 5 April 1940. She is buried in the Sunnyside Cemetery in Long Beach, California--where her daughter Jessie Ventom DeFriez & Walter Pierce Hunter are buried.

Family links: 
  William Godfrey De Friez (1845 - 1918)
  Mary Jane Ventom De Friez Mathis (1868 - 1891)*
  Florence Ventom De Friez Cooper (1869 - 1956)*
  William Josiah Ventom De Friez (1871 - 1902)*
  Louise Maria Ventom De Friez Rose (1872 - 1901)*
  Amelia Ventom De Friez Warren (1874 - 1965)*
  Kate Frances Ventom De Friez (1875 - 1876)*
  Hannah Ventom De Friez Leet (1876 - 1961)*
  Joseph George Ventom DeFriez (1879 - 1948)*
  Benjamin DeFriez (1881 - 1882)*
  Ruth Ventom De Friez Goble (1883 - 1968)*
  Jessie Ventom De Friez Hunter (1884 - 1972)*
  Herbert Ventom De Friez (1886 - 1953)*
  Sarah Ventom De Friez (1889 - 1890)*
  Frederick Clappison Ventom De Friez (1890 - 1890)*
*Calculated relationship
Sunnyside Cemetery
Long Beach
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Daisy section - - Lot 18 - #4
Created by: Utahgirl
Record added: May 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52537854
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