Elizabeth Rebecca Arbon

4 August 1856–4 April 1883 (Age 26)
Graveley, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Rebecca

When Elizabeth Rebecca Arbon was born on 4 August 1856, in Graveley, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Cavelor Arbon, was 42 and her mother, Rebecca Dennis, was 44. She married Cyrus William Robbins on 14 October 1872, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1864 and lived in Graveley, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 4 April 1883, in Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States, at the age of 26, and was buried in Snowville, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cyrus William Robbins
Elizabeth Rebecca Arbon
Marriage: 14 October 1872
Cyrus William Robbins Jr
Lovina Robbins
Agnes Rebecca Robbins
Mary Elizabeth Robbins
Esther May Robbins
(Stillborn) Robbins

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 October 1872Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 7
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    Age 8
    Historical Boundaries 1864: Owyee, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Oneida, Idaho, United States

    Name Meaning

    English (East Anglia): from the Middle English personal name Arbern (Old Norse Arnbiǫrn, Arnbiorn).

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

    Story Highlight

    Emigration from England to Utah

    Elizabeth Rebecca Arbon emigrated from England at the age of 7 with her parents John Cavelor Arbon and Rebecca Dennis Arbon and sister Esther. They set sail on the ship The Hudson on 3 Jun 1864 and ar …

    Sources (12)

    • Elizabeth Arbon in household of John Arbon, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Rebecca Arbon in entry for Agnes Rebecca Robbins Wallwork, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Elizabeth Robbins in household of Cyrus Robbins, "United States Census, 1880"

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