Mary Roberts

22 November 1843–20 January 1927 (Age 83)
Eglwys Fach, Denbighshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Roberts was born on 22 November 1843, in Eglwys Fach, Denbighshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Hugh Roberts, was 40 and her mother, Mary Owens, was 37. She married Samuel Roskelley on 10 October 1865, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Smithfield Election Precinct, Cache, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 20 January 1927, in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Roskelley
Mary Roberts
Marriage: 10 October 1865
Ann Jane Roskelley
Thomas Roskelley
Mary Roskelley
Catherine Roskelley
Hannah Roskelley
Richard Roskelley
Druzilla Roskelley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 October 1865Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1850 · Coal Fields in South Wales Developed
    Age 7
    Like the iron and copper mines, the coal fields in South Wales were very important to the industrial revolution. Many of those that worked in the coal mines were part of the Merthyr uprising.
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the personal name Robert , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This surname is also occasionally borne by Jews, presumably as an Americanized form of some similar (like-sounding) Jewish surname.

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

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    Story Highlight


    Source: Catherine was born 12 April 1839. Near the family home in Eglwysbach was a spring used by the entire village for water for household use. …

    Sources (37)

    • Margt Roberts in household of Hugh Roberts, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Mary Jane Rigby in entry for Fredrick Rigby Roskelley, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Mary R Ronkilly, "United States Census, 1910"

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