Mary Arber

1 January 1780–about 1833 (Age 53)
Woodford, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Arber was born on 1 January 1780, in Woodford, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Arbor, was 27 and her mother, Ann Summerly, was 26. She married John Robinson on 18 April 1813, in Islip, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She died about 1833, at the age of 53.

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Family Time Line

John Robinson
Mary Arber
Marriage: 18 April 1813
Sophia Robinson
Lucy Robinson
Rhoda Robinson

Spouse and Children

18 April 1813
Islip, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings

    William Arbor


    Ann Summerly




    Elizabeth Arbor



    John Arbor


    Sarah Arbor


    William Arbor


+2 More Children

World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 21

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.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 28

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Age 35

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Harber .2 South German: either from Middle High German arber ‘tree’ (related to Latin arbor), an occupational name for a forester or perhaps a habitational name from some place named with this word, or from Arbihari, a Germanic personal name composed of Old High German arbi ‘inheritance’ + hari ‘army’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary in entry for Rhoda, "England, Northamptonshire, Non-conformist Records, 1840-1894"
  • Mary in entry for Sophia Robinson, "England, Northamptonshire, Non-conformist Records, 1840-1894"
  • Mary Robinson in entry for Lucy Robinson, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"

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