Emma Meears

9 September 1840–7 May 1926 (Age 85)
Batheaston, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Emma

When Emma Meears was born on 9 September 1840, in Batheaston, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Meears, was 37 and her mother, Sarah Ann Gibson, was 33. She married Oliver Edward Roberts on 28 March 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 7 May 1926, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oliver Edward Roberts
Emma Meears
Marriage: 28 March 1868
Charles Lerner Roberts

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 March 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1850 · Los Angeles Is Incorporated
    Age 10
    Los Angeles was incorporated as a municipality on April 4, 1850.
    1867 · Gas Street Lamps Installed
    Age 27
    The Los Angeles Gas Company installed 43 gas street lamps on Main Street. A lamplighter rode on horseback at dusk to light the streetlights. By 1873, 136 gas lamps had been installed in Los Angeles. 

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of Mears or Miers .

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

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    Sources (28)

    • Emma Myers, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Emma Meers in household of George Meers, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Emma Roberts, "California Death Index, 1905-1939"

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