Julia Ann Roy

1814–8 February 1881 (Age 67)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Julia Ann

When Julia Ann Roy was born in 1814, in Virginia, United States, her father, James Roy, was 47 and her mother, Lydia Morehead, was 42. She married William Potts Eaton on 18 February 1833, in Shenandoah, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in St. Charles, St. Charles, Missouri, United States in 1850. She died on 8 February 1881, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

William Potts Eaton
Julia Ann Roy
Marriage: 18 February 1833
Mary Frances Eaton
James William Eaton
David Harvey Eaton
Sarah Amanda Eaton
Isaac Mandaville Eaton
Edwin Potts Eaton

Spouse and Children

18 February 1833
Shenandoah, Virginia, United States


    Mary Frances Eaton


    James William Eaton


    David Harvey Eaton


    Sarah Amanda Eaton


    Isaac Mandaville Eaton


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+8 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 7

Missouri is the 24th state
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 10

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1834 · Zion's Camp

Age 20

Joseph Smith, Jr. and a group of 200 volunteers departed Kirkland, Ohio, to aid scattered Latter-day Saints. The group known as Zion's Camp arrived to the Fishing River on June 19. A mob had gathered to attack and disjoin the group. A storm swept through the area and the river rose over 30 feet, which caused the mob to scatter.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: nickname for a person with red hair, from Gaelic ruadh ‘red’.2 English (of Norman origin): variant of Ray 1, cognate of 3.3 French: from Old French rey, roy ‘king’ (from Latin rex, genitive regis), a nickname for someone who lived in a regal fashion or who had earned the title in some contest of skill or by presiding over festivities.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Julia Eaton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Julia Ann Roy in entry for Wm. P. Eaton, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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