Fanny Roby

26 December 1804–31 December 1883 (Age 79)
Curridge, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Fanny

When Fanny Roby was born on 26 December 1804, in Curridge, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Aaron Roby, was 26 and her mother, Mary or Molly Lowe, was 26. She married John Aaron Roby Gibbons on 15 August 1818, in Mapledurham, Oxfordshire, England. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 1 daughter. She immigrated to New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1854. She died on 31 December 1883, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Aaron Roby Gibbons
Fanny Roby
Marriage: 15 August 1818
John Gibbons
John Gibbons
James Gibbons
William Belcher Gibbons
Aaron Gibbons
Francis Lorenzo Gibbons
Thomas Erastus Gibbons
Frederick Gibbons
Henry Head Gibbons
Dorothy Caroline Gibbons

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 August 1818Mapledurham, Oxfordshire, England
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    World Events (8)

    1807 · Louisiana is Divided into 19 Parishes
    Age 3
    Louisiana was divided into 19 parishes (rather than counties or boroughs) on March 31, 1807. Currently, there are 64 parishes in Louisiana.
    Age 4
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 21
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): habitational name from Roby in Huyton (Lancashire), from Old Norse ‘landmark, boundary’ + ‘farmstead, village’. Compare Raby .Scottish: variant of Robbie .Variant of Raby 3, a surname of French origin.

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

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    Story Highlight

    John Aaron (1794-1872) and Fanny Roby (1800-1883) Gibbons

    HISTORY: The History of John Aaron Roby Gibbons By Ruth H. Drury - taken from family histories John Aaron Gibbons was born February 10, 1794, Lechamstead, Berkshire, England, the son of William and …

    Sources (55)

    • Fanny Gibbons in entry for George A. Gibbons and Mary Jane Brown, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
    • Fannie Robie in entry for Thomas Erastus Gibbons, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Fanny nel documento di Thomas Gibbons, “England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975”

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