Rosa Abel

25 October 1858–18 April 1925 (Age 66)
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Rosa

When Rosa Abel was born on 25 October 1858, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Isaac Abel, was 29 and her mother, Ann Methley, was 33. She married Elijah Bourne on 19 August 1880, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Ecclesall Bierlow, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 18 April 1925, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elijah Bourne
Rosa Abel
Marriage: 19 August 1880
Mary Ellen Bourne
Esther Bourne
Myron Bourne
Edward Bourne
Freddie Bourne

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 August 1880Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened
    Age 5
    The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 18
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    Name Meaning

    English, German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, French, Spanish, and Polish; Slovak (mainly Ábel) and Czech (also Ábel): from the Biblical personal name Abel, Slovak Ábel, which was used in continental Europe from the sixth century. After the Norman Conquest it was introduced to England and Scotland, where it had a brief currency in the 12th and 13th centuries before being revived in England after the Reformation. In the Book of Genesis Abel is a son of Adam, murdered by his brother Cain (Genesis 4:1–8). In Christian tradition he is regarded as a representative of suffering innocence. The Hebrew form of the name is Hebel (Latinized as Abel), from a vocabulary word meaning ‘breath’.German: from the personal name Abel, a pet form of Albrecht .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Elijah and Mary Ann Abel and Rosa Abel Bourne

    Sketch of the lives of Elijah Bourne and his wives Mary Ann Abel and Rosa Abel Elijah Bourne, son of John and Elizabeth Johnson Bourne was born October 15, 1851 in Salt Lake City, Utah. His fathe …

    Sources (18)

    • Rosa Abel in household of Isaac Abel, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Rosa Bourne in entry for William J Wagstaff and Ester Bourne, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Rose Abel in entry for Ester Bourne Wagstaff, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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