Lusianna "Luanna" Roberds

15 December 1818–17 October 1895 (Age 76)
Marengo, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Lusianna "Luanna"

When Lusianna "Luanna" Roberds was born on 15 December 1818, in Marengo, Alabama, United States, her father, Thomas Roberds, was 49 and her mother, Anna Nix, was 32. She married George Washington Sparkes on 26 August 1841, in Monroe, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States in 1880. She died on 17 October 1895, in Anaheim, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Anaheim Cemetery, Anaheim, Orange, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Sparkes
Lusianna "Luanna" Roberds
Marriage: 26 August 1841
William Thomas Sparks
Mary Ann "Polly" Sparks
George Franklin Sparks
Harriet Caroline Sparks
Eli Amon Sparks
Bethsadie Sparks
Cyrus Green Sparks
Robert Jefferson Sparkes

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 August 1841Monroe, Mississippi, United States
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    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. 
    1819 · Constitution of 1819
    Age 1
    The Alabama Enabling Act was signed on March 2, 1819, by President James Monroe. This enabled the people to form a constitution and state government which paved the way for Alabama to enter the union.
    Age 28
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Roberts . This surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Louanna Roberts in entry for Beth Sadie Keller, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Luanna Sparks in household of George W Sparks, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Susanna Roberts in entry for George F Sparks and Mary R Letien, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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