Susan Roberts

11 January 1811–6 October 1880 (Age 69)
Hope, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Susan

When Susan Roberts was born on 11 January 1811, in Hope, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, William Roberts, was 23 and her mother, Susannah Miller, was 22. She married Thomas Miller on 3 April 1834, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850. She died on 6 October 1880, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Miller
Susan Roberts
Marriage: 3 April 1834
Charles Miller
Isabella Miller
Thomas Miller
Mary Miller
Susannah Miller
William Miller
Ann Miller
Thomas Miller

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 April 1834Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1812 · War of 1812
    Age 1
    Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
    Age 19
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English: from the personal name Robert , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This surname is also occasionally borne by Jews, presumably as an Americanized form of some similar (like-sounding) Jewish surname.

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

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    Story Highlight

    email exchange regarding Susan's family prior to marriage to John Kay (June Allred and Sam Stewart)

    Susan, John Kay's first plural wife, would have been 37 when she was sealed to John Kay. A little old for child bearing. Then again, it could be Mrs. Kay would only let John participate in polygamy …

    Sources (45)

    • Susan Miller in household of Thomas Miller, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Susan Kay in entry for Ann M Peck, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Susan Miller in household of Thomas Miller, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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