Mary Elisabeth Roberts

Brief Life History of Mary Elisabeth

When Mary Elisabeth Roberts was born on 25 December 1854, in Hanley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Roberts, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Mollett, was 20. She married Thomas Hill Allsop on 24 October 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She immigrated to United States in 1857 and lived in Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880 and Ely, White Pine, Nevada, United States in 1910. She died on 24 November 1932, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Hill Allsop
1835–1895
Mary Elisabeth Roberts
1854–1932
Marriage: 24 October 1868
John Allsop
1869–1927
Fanny Maria Allsop
1869–1958
Harriett Elizabeth Allsop
1872–1873
William Allsop
1873–1874
Mary Elizabeth Allsop
1875–1947
Samuel Francis Allsop
1878–1917
Daniel Arthur Allsop
1880–1950
Laura Minnetta Allsop
1884–1885
Olive Ann Allsop
1886–1921
Ruby Exile Allsop
1888–1888

Sources (26)

  • Mary Alsop in household of Thos Alsop, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Grant, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • Mary R Allsop, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Record of Members (Worldwide), 1836-1970"

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World Events (8)

1856

Nevada is the 36th state.

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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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Coming to America

In 1856, Mary Elizabeth's mother, Elizabeth Mollatt Roberts, heard the Mormon Elders and became interested in the teachings of these men. Her father, Thomas Roberts, could not understand or believe ti …

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