Isabella Roberts Newby

7 January 1844–31 December 1895 (Age 51)
Thornley, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Isabella Roberts

When Isabella Roberts Newby was born on 7 January 1844, in Thornley, Durham, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Newby, was 31 and her mother, Isabella Smurthwaite, was 37. She married Hyrum Roylance on 4 May 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Monkwearmouth, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 31 December 1895, in North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Ben Lomond Cemetery, North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hyrum Roylance
Isabella Roberts Newby
Marriage: 4 May 1867
John Newby Roylance
Hyrum Roylance
Rebecca Roylance
Elizabeth Ann Roylance
William Thomas Roylance
George Newby Roylance
Mary Yarwood Roylance
Josephine Roylance
Joseph Smith Roylance
Rachel Roylance

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 May 1867Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 10
    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 19
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of various places in northern England named with Old English nīwe ‘new’ (Middle English newe) + Old Norse ‘village, settlement’.

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

    Story Highlight

    Arkwright - 1866- Liverpool Departure (S105)

    Journal History - 10 Jul 1866 "The New York Evening Post" of this date published the following: The Mormon Emigration movement from Europe to Utah is now in full progress and within a month past, fo …

    Sources (14)

    • Isabella R Newby in household of John Newby, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Isabell Newby in entry for Elizabeth Ann Brown, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Isabella Roberts Newby in household of Margaret Newby, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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