Mary Edwards Davies White Cannon Taylor

September 30, 1810–October 7, 1890

Born at Eglwysbach, Denbighshire, Wales; daughter of David Davies and possibly of Catherine Williams. Died at Salt Lake City. 1 (See Document 2.3)


  1. [1] Temple Records Index Bureau of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 10 December 1845 to 8 February 1846 (Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974), 179, Mary A. Cannon. “Sealings of couples, living and by proxy, 1851–1889,” Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Endowment House, vol. A-A1, #883, Charles Taylor and Mary Edwards, Sept. 29, 1852, FHL microfilm 183393, FHL. “Baptisms for the dead, 1884–1943; heir indexes, 1884–1955,” Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Logan Temple, vol. D, p. 107, Mary Cannon, Aug. 3, 1844, FHL microfilm 183379, FHL. Church in Wales, Parish Church of Eglwysbach (Denbighshire), Eglwysbach Parish Registers, Marriages 1754–1812 (Gwernymynydd, Wales: Clwyd Family History Society, 1998), p. 27, David Davies and Catherine Williams, Nov. 13, 1797. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed May 2016), Mary Edwards KWJB-487 . Susan Easton Black and Harvey Bischoff Black, eds., Annotated Record of Baptisms for the Dead, 1840–1845: Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois (Provo, UT: Center for Family History and Genealogy, Brigham Young University, 2002), 2:660–663. 1880 U.S. census, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory, ED 45, p. 2, Mary C. Taylor, NARA. “Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849–1949,” p. 6 (1890), Mary C. Taylor; database and images, FamilySearch (, accessed May 2016); from Management and Archives, Salt Lake City, UT; FHL microfilm 4139830. Find a Grave, database and images (, accessed May 2016), memorial no. 31968443, Mary Edwards Taylor; Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, UT.