Elizabeth Rookyard

10 July 1818–15 August 1903 (Age 85)
Thwaite, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Rookyard was born on 10 July 1818, in Thwaite, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Rookyard, was 33 and her mother, Mary Baldwin, was 29. She married John Abbott on 9 October 1838, in Thorndon, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Riccall, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Horsforth, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 15 August 1903, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Abbott
1819–1885
Elizabeth Rookyard
1818–1903
Marriage: 9 October 1838
Ellen Abbott
1840–1891
Robert Abbott
1842–
Julia Ann Abbott
1850–
Mary Ann Abbott
1848–1917

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 October 1838
Thorndon, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
children

(4)

    Ellen Abbott

    Female1840–1891Female

    Robert Abbott

    Male1842–Male

    Female1848–1917Female

    Julia Ann Abbott

    Female1850–Female

Parents and Siblings

    John Rookyard

    Male1785–1875Male

    Mary Baldwin

    Female1789–1847Female

siblings

(9)

    Thomas Rockyard

    Male1812–1898Male

    John Rookyard

    Male1814–Male

    Susan Rookyard

    Female1816–1894Female

    Female1818–1903Female

    Henry Rookyard

    Male1821–1905Male

+4 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. 
1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 3

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.
1843

Age 25

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

1 English (East Anglia): unexplained.2 Probably an Americanized spelling of German Rückert or Ruckert .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Abbott in household of John Abbott, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Elizabeth Abbott in household of John Abbott, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Elizabeth Armstrong in entry for Mary Ann Wilkinson, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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