about 1833–
Nashua, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of Roby

When Roby was born about 1833, in Nashua, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, her father, John Roby, was 48 and her mother, Betsy Roundy, was 30.

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John Roby
Betsy Roundy
John Roby
Hiram Walter Roby
Thomas Roby
Mary A. Roby
Samuel R Roby
Betsey Ann Roby

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World Events (3)

1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough
Age 0
In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 3
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
Age 13
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from Roby in Huyton (Lancashire), from Old Norse ‘landmark, boundary’ + ‘farmstead, village’. Compare Raby .Scottish: variant of Robbie .Variant of Raby 3, a surname of French origin.

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

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