Susan Levernia Robey

15 April 1838–23 April 1862 (Age 24)
Shinnston, Harrison, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Susan Levernia

When Susan Levernia Robey was born on 15 April 1838, in Shinnston, Harrison, Virginia, United States, her father, Jeremiah Robey Jr., was 29 and her mother, Ruth Tucker, was 21. She married James Jackson Ross on 16 February 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She died on 23 April 1862, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 24.

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Family Time Line

James Jackson Ross
Susan Levernia Robey
Marriage: 16 February 1857
Sarah Jane Ross
Susan Matilda Ross
Laverna Virginia Ross

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 February 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (5)

    1844 · Lumpkin's Jail
    Age 6
    In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established
    Age 9
    Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Roby .

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

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    The History of Susan Luvernia Robey Ross (A Summary)

    HISTORY OF SUSAN LUVERNIA ROBEY ROSS Susan Luvernia Robey Ross, Daughter of Jeremiah and Ruth Tucker Robey, born April 16th in Harrison Co. West Virginia. She came to Utah in 1852 wither her paren …

    Sources (20)

    • Susanah Rhoby in household of Jeramiah Rhoby, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Susan Roby in entry for Susan Matilda O'Neil, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Utah, Death and Military Death Certificates, 1904-1961

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