Matilda Robey

13 December 1849–30 April 1944 (Age 94)
Honey Creek, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Matilda

When Matilda Robey was born on 13 December 1849, in Honey Creek, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, Jeremiah Robey Jr., was 40 and her mother, Ruth Tucker, was 33. She married Nathan Chatmond Springer on 2 November 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 30 April 1944, in Midway, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Midway City Cemetery, Midway, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathan Chatmond Springer
Matilda Robey
Marriage: 2 November 1867
Emily Matilda Springer
Lalla Ruth Springer
Ellen Melissa Springer
Nathan Chatmond Springer Jr.
Franklin Theophelus Springer
Jeremiah Robey Springer
Ida May Springer
Lethe Belle Springer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 November 1867Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1850 · Tornado Finishes off the Temple
    Age 1
    On May 27, 1850, a tornado came through Nauvoo and took the remaining outer walls of the temple. It was the most frightful thing the city had witnessed. Not just a tornado but also lightening, thunder, wind, hail and rain assailed the spot. Over time what was not destroyed by the storm crumbled until only a small amount was left.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 26
    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: variant of Roby .

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

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    Story Highlight

    The Gingerbread House

    The Gingerbread House Elegant Midway Home Woven into Three Pioneer Families A Story of Pioneer colonizers: Home and Heritage Builders of Fort Midway, Provo (Heber) Valley. By D.P. Bartschi It …

    Sources (38)

    • Matilda Robey Springer, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Matilda Robey in entry for Nathan C Springer and Annie E Carroll, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Matilda Roby in entry for Lallah Ruth Alexander, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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