Mary Ellen Robson

Chester le Street, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary 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 4 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
Hannah Robson Waugh
George Henry Waugh
John George Waugh
Ellen Waugh
Joseph Waugh
Thomas William Waugh

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1867Durham, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings



    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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    Sources (18)

    • Mary Ellen Waugh in household of Thomas W Waugh, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Mary Robson in entry for John G. Waugh, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
    • Mary E Robson in household of William Robson, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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