Emma Roe

5 June 1842–10 March 1897 (Age 54)
Radford, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Emma

When Emma Roe was born on 5 June 1842, in Radford, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Roe, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Hollis, was 29. She married Abraham Taylor on 2 November 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 10 March 1897, in Wells, Elko, Nevada, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Wells, Elko, Nevada, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Louis Ohman Watts
Emma Roe
Marriage: 20 September 1864
John Albert Watts
Mary Emma Watts
Carolina Matilda Watts
Aeredney Watts
Josephine Watts

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 September 1864Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 12
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Middle English ro(o) ‘roe deer’ (Old English ). This is the midland and southern form, also found in South Yorkshire and Lancashire. In much of northern England, however, remained unrounded and survives as Ray 3.English: post-medieval variant of Wroe (see Wray ). Wroe may also have been used as a spelling of Roe .English: post-medieval variant of Row (or vice versa); see Rowe .

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

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    Sources (11)

    • Emma Roe in household of James Roe, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Emma Watts in household of Al S Watts, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Emma Roe, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"

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