Elizabeth Robb

17 November 1854–4 January 1923 (Age 68)
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Robb was born on 17 November 1854, in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James Robb, was 27 and her mother, Ann Turner, was 27. She married William Marwood Purrington on 26 April 1876, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Old Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1861 and West Weber, Weber, Utah, United States for about 20 years. Her occupation is listed as post mistress in Weber, Utah, United States. She died on 4 January 1923, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Marwood Purrington
Elizabeth Robb
Marriage: 26 April 1876
John Robb Purrington
William Marwood Purrington
George Albert Purrington
William Wallace Purrington
James Dunbar Purrington
Charles Gordon Purrington
Franklin Ammon Purrington
Stanley Alexander Purrington
Euart Gladstone Purrington
Mary Purrington
Robert Lee Purrington Sr
Edwin Purrington

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 April 1876Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857
    Age 3
    The Police Act 1857 was an Act put into place by Parliament to establish a mandatory police force in every county of Scotland.
    Age 9
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 21
    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, Scottish, and northern Irish: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Robb(e), a pet form of Robert . See also Robbie .

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

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    Story Highlight

    The Settlement of Weber County

    James Robb and his wife, Ann Turner Robb, left Scotland for America in 1868 with five of their seven children, including Elizabeth. William Marwood Purrington immigrated from England to America at th …

    Sources (31)

    • Elizabeth Robb in entry for James Dunbar Purrington, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Elizabeth Robb Urrington in household of William Marwood Purrington, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Elizabeth Robb in entry for Robert Lee Pennington and Nellie Viola Liddell, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940" (1920)

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