- Birth Date
- 28 November 1827
- Death Date
- 28 March 1915
Mary sailed to America in 1863 on the ship Cynosure. The ship manifest lists her as being a "Spinster." No other family members came with her.
Her birth and death dates are confirmed by her death certificate, the inscription on her gravestone, and the "Utah, Salt Lake County, Death Records, 1849-1949."
Her name is listed as "Mary Reid Cottam" on her death certificate and she is shown as living in Utah 52 years, which would make her arriving in 1863.
Further research is needed to determine the name of the pioneer company with which she traveled to Utah.
- Age at Departure: 35