Roxana Oldham Remington

18 September 1894–17 July 1974 (Age 79)
Naples, Uintah, Utah, United States

The Life of Roxana Oldham

When Roxana Oldham Remington was born on 18 September 1894, in Naples, Uintah, Utah, United States, her father, Rodney Badger Remington, was 38 and her mother, Eliza Oldham, was 36. She married William Ira Harris on 24 December 1913, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She immigrated to Canada in 1912 and lived in Alberta, Canada in 1916 and Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada in 1926. She died on 17 July 1974, in Taber, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 79, and was buried in Taber, Alberta, Canada.

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Family Time Line

William Ira Harris
1892–1977
Roxana Oldham Remington
1894–1974
Marriage: 24 December 1913
Lois Remington Harris
1914–1990
Loreen Remington Harris
1917–2014
Howard Melvin Harris
1921–2013

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 December 1913
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 2

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1915 · Dinosaur National Monument

Age 21

Dinosaur National Monument is a park that contains over 800 paleontological sites and fossils. It was declared a National Monument on October 4, 1915.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Rimington in Yorkshire, so called from the old name of the stream on which it stands (Old English Riming ‘boundary stream’) + Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Roxie Oldham Remmington , Harris in household of William Ira Harris, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Roxana Aldham Remington Harris in household of William Ira Harris, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Roxana Oldham Remington Harris in household of William Ira Harris, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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