Josephine Roberson

1858–
New York, United States

The Life of Josephine

Josephine Roberson was born in 1858, in New York, United States. She married Edward Winrow about 1878, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Family Time Line

Edward Winrow
1855–
Josephine Roberson
1858–
Marriage: about 1878
William Wens Winrow
1879–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1878
New York, United States
children

(1)

    William Wens Winrow

    Male1879–Male

World Events (8)

1863

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 5

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 32

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Northern English: variant of Robertson .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Josephine Roberson in entry for William Wens Winrow, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

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