Mary Amelia Rollins

27 December 1843–9 September 1917 (Age 73)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Amelia

When Mary Amelia Rollins was born on 27 December 1843, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, James Henry Rollins, was 27 and her mother, Eveline Crissy Walker, was 20. She married John Wesley Osborne on 7 September 1857, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in East Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and Bluewater, Cibola, New Mexico, United States in 1910. She died on 9 September 1917, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Wesley Osborne
Mary Amelia Rollins
Marriage: 7 September 1857
Eva Amelia Osborn
John Wesley Osborn, Jr.
Lydia Adell Osborn
Mary Minerva Osborn
Harriet Cordelia Osborn
Ephraim Henry Osborn
William Volney Osborn
Melissa Jane Osborn
Frank Lorin Osborn, Sr.
Daniel Boone Osborn
Walter LeRoy Osborn

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 September 1857San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 2
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."
    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 20
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Rolling , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Life & Times

    Mary Amelia Rollins was born in Nauvoo, Illinois, December 27, 1843, the third child and first daughter of James Henry Rollins and Eveline Walker Rollins. She traveled with her parents in Willard Edwa …

    Sources (75)

    • Mary Rollins in household of Emeline Rollins, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mary Rollins in entry for George Y Baker and Hattie Kennedy, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Mary Rawlins in entry for William Volney Osborn, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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