Marintha Drucilla Birch

31 August 1856–1 January 1893 (Age 36)
Greasley, Nottinghamshire, England

The Life Summary of Marintha Drucilla

When Marintha Drucilla Birch was born on 31 August 1856, in Greasley, Nottinghamshire, England, her father, Benjamin Birch, was 43 and her mother, Ann Elizabeth Robinson, was 40. She married William Jarvis Robinson on 16 December 1880, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Kimberley, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 1 January 1893, in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Grantsville City Cemetery, Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Jarvis Robinson
1860–1941
Marintha Drucilla Birch
1856–1893
Marriage: 16 December 1880
Pearl Ann Robinson
1881–1971
William Albert Robinson
1884–1975
Harvey Frederick Robinson
1885–1959
Franklin Carlos Robinson
1888–1909
Lawrence Levern Robinson
1890–1935
Looe Birch Robinson
1892–1976

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World Events (8)

1863
Age 7
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 7
The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
Age 11
This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

English, German, Danish, and Swedish: topographic name for someone who lived by a birch tree or in a birch wood, from a Germanic word meaning ‘birch’ (Old English birce ‘birch’, Middle High German birche, Old Danish birk). In some cases, the German name may be derived from places named with this word, such as Birch in Aargau ( see Birke ). In Swedish, the name is in many instances ornamental.

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

Possible Related Names

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Sources (23)

  • Marietta ... Birch in household of Benjamin Birch, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Marintha Drucilla Robinson, "Utah, State Archives Records, 1848-2001"
  • Lou Birch in entry for Lawrence La Verne Robinson, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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