Jane Eleanor Roberts

16 October 1835–20 December 1901 (Age 66)
Ruthin, Denbighshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Jane Eleanor

When Jane Eleanor Roberts was born on 16 October 1835, in Ruthin, Denbighshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Roberts, was 52 and her mother, Margaret Owens, was 40. She married Hugh Evans on 7 May 1860, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Kirkdale, Walton on the Hill, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Marion, Summit, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 20 December 1901, in Kamas, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Kamas, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hugh Evans
Jane Eleanor Roberts
Marriage: 7 May 1860
Erastus Emanuel Evans
Margaret Jane Evans
Hugh Arthur Evans
Joseph Goodman EVANS
Sarah Ann Evans
George Augustus Evans
Harriet Jane Evans
Lavina Charlotte Evans
Caleb Robert Evans
Gronway Craddock Evans

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 May 1860Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1839 · The Rebecca Riots Take Place
    Age 4
    The Rebecca Riots were a group of protests in west Wales from 1839-1843. The people involved were mostly poor farmers, primarily men dressed as women. The group was called “Rebecca and her daughters”, a title believed to have come the book of Genesis. They mostly fought against the toll-gates. There is only record of one death during the riots: a young Sarah Williams had been warned that the rioters were coming, but upon refusing to leave, was killed.
    Age 8
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1854 · St. George's Hall
    Age 19
    In 1854, St. George's Hall was completed. The site that it sits on is were the Liverpool Infirmary was previously located. The hall was built for entertainment.

    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

    A Woman's Scrifice

    Author Unknown I am going to attempt to tell a story of the second wife of my great grandfather Evans, who was the father of my mother's father, how she made a glorious sacrifice for the sake of the …

    Sources (32)

    • Margret Roberts in household of Robert Roberts, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Jane in entry for Gronway Craddock Evans, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Jane Roberts in household of Robert Roberts, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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