Frances Eleanora "Fanny" Roberds

15 January 1844–12 October 1924 (Age 80)
Monroe, Mississippi, United States

The Life Summary of Frances Eleanora "Fanny"

When Frances Eleanora "Fanny" Roberds was born on 15 January 1844, in Monroe, Mississippi, United States, her father, John Roberds, was 43 and her mother, Martha Tucker Walpole, was 26. She married Anson Van Leuven on 28 February 1874, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in California, United States in 1870 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 20 years. She died on 12 October 1924, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Anson Van Leuven
Frances Eleanora "Fanny" Roberds
Marriage: 28 February 1874
John T Van Leuven
Zina Van Leuven
Frederick Matthew Van Leuven

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 February 1874San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, 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.
    1848 · The California Gold Rush
    Age 4
    On January 24, 1848, gold was found at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California, which began the California gold rush. In December of that same year, U.S. President James Polk announced the news to Congress. The news of gold lured thousands of “forty-niners” seeking fortune to California during 1849. Approximately 300,000 people relocated to California from all over the world during the gold rush years. It is estimated that the mined gold was worth tens of billions in today’s U.S. dollars. 
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Roberts . This surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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    Sources (24)

    • Frances E van Leuven, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Francis E Roberts in household of John Roberts, "United States Census, 1850"
    • E Francis Burrows, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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