Mary Ellen Robson


Brief Life History of Mary Ellen

When Mary Ellen Robson was born in 1847, in Chester-le-Street, Durham, England, United Kingdom, her father, William George Robson, was 19 and her mother, Hannah Gill, was 22. She married John Waugh about 1867, in Durham, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Chester le Street, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Bentleyville, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910.

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Family Time Line

John Waugh
Mary Ellen Robson
Marriage: about 1867
William Waugh
Hannah Robson Waugh
George Henry Waugh
John George Waugh
Ellen Waugh
Samuel P Waugh
Joseph Waugh
Thomas William Waugh

Sources (19)

  • Mary Waugh, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Mary Robinson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Ellen Robson, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1867Durham, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War

    Age 7

    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.


    Age 16

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 33

    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Rob(be) (see Robb ), a pet form of Robert , + -son.

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

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