Miranda Stringfellow

15 March 1818–15 April 1908 (Age 90)
Franklin, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Miranda

When Miranda Stringfellow was born on 15 March 1818, in Franklin, Kentucky, United States, her father, Henry B. Stringfellow, was 22 and her mother, Elizabeth A Martin, was 17. She married Lilburn Brashears Roberts about 1835, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 9 daughters. She lived in Adams Township, Mahaska, Iowa, United States for about 20 years. She died on 15 April 1908, in Mahaska, Iowa, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Monroe Township, Mahaska, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lilburn Brashears Roberts
1814–1890
Miranda Stringfellow
1818–1908
Marriage: about 1835
Mary F Roberts
1835–
Mary Francis Roberts
1835–1910
Sarah Roberts
1847–1887
Charles F. Roberts
1855–1862
Martha Roberts
1857–
Roberts
1863–
America Roberts
1837–1906
Mary J. Roberts
1837–
Elizabeth Roberts
1840–1890
George William Roberts
1842–1930
Henry Farmer Roberts
1845–1931
John Louis Roberts
1850–1920
Joseph Roberts
1853–1947
Alice ( Twin) Roberts
1856–1856
Ellen ( Twin) Roberts
1856–1856
(Infant) Roberts
1863–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1835
Kentucky, United States
children

(16)

+11 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Henry B. Stringfellow

    Male1796–1884Male

    Elizabeth A Martin

    Female1800–1876Female

siblings

(8)

    Female1818–1908Female

    John A. Stringfellow

    Male1820–1875Male

    Harriet Margaret Stringfellow

    Female1823–1898Female

    Mary Jane Stringfellow

    Female1826–Female

    Elizabeth Frances Stringfellow

    Female1827–Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1819 · First Commercial Oil Well Opens

Age 1

In 1819, in McCreary County, Kentucky along Cumberland River was the site of the first commercial oil well.
1846

Age 28

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): nickname for a powerful man, Middle English streng ‘mighty’, ‘strong’ + felaw ‘fellow’ ( see Fellows ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Merinda Roberts in household of L B Roberts, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Miranda Roberts in household of Lilburn Roberts, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Marandy Roberts in household of John L Roberts, "United States Census, 1900"

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