Frances Roebuck

Brief Life History of Frances

When Frances Roebuck was born about December 1859, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, George Roebuck, was 39 and her mother, Elizabeth Jane Martin, was 23. She lived in Penn Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860. She died before 1870, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Roebuck
Elizabeth Jane Martin
James Henry Roebuck
William Roebuck
Frances Roebuck
1859–before 1870
Thomas Roebuck
Joseph Roebuck
Parkison Shaw Roebuck
Joseph Roebuck
Isaac B Roebuck

Sources (4)

  • Frances Roebuck in household of George Roebuck, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Frances Roebuck - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Frances Roebuck
  • Population Schedules of the Eighth Census of the United States

World Events (4)


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

1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

English (West Yorkshire): nickname from Middle English robuck(e) ‘male roe deer’, perhaps for someone thought to resemble the animal.

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

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