Elizabeth Kershaw

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Kershaw was born on 23 December 1882, in Rochdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Henry Kershaw, was 27 and her mother, Hannah Bamford, was 27. She married Seth Reuben Walter Rogers on 2 April 1902, in Fernie, British Columbia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Wardleworth, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Yale County, British Columbia, Canada in 1901. She died on 13 September 1960, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 77, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Seth Reuben Walter Rogers
1871–1949
Elizabeth Kershaw
1882–1960
Marriage: 2 April 1902
William Wesley Rogers
1904–1977
Henry Seth Rogers
1906–2000
Rogers
1914–1914

Sources (10)

  • Elizabeth Kershaw in household of Henry Kershaw, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Elizabeth Kershaw, "British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938"
  • Elizabeth Rogers, "British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993"

World Events (8)

1884

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1887

FIRST INTERMENT BURIAL SITE: Simon Hirschberg BIRTH unknown DEATH 29 Jan 1887 Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada BURIAL Mountain View Cemetery Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada Show Map PLOT OLD-2-01-010-0014 MEMORIAL ID 154309075

1908

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name, probably from Kershaw in Middleton (Lancashire), named as ‘church wood’ (Old Norse kirkja ‘church’ + Old English sceaga ‘small wood, copse’). There are two minor places in Yorkshire called Kershaw, which may have been named after families bearing the Lancashire surname.

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

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