Harriet Liuanna Roberds

12 August 1840–7 September 1923 (Age 83)
Aberdeen, Monroe, Mississippi, United States

The Life Summary of Harriet Liuanna

When Harriet Liuanna Roberds was born on 12 August 1840, in Aberdeen, Monroe, Mississippi, United States, her father, John Roberds, was 39 and her mother, Martha Tucker Walpole, was 23. She married Alpheus Brown Wise about 1856, in California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Diamond Springs, El Dorado, California, United States in 1850 and El Dorado, California, United States in 1852. She died on 7 September 1923, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alpheus Brown Wise
Harriet Liuanna Roberds
Marriage: about 1856
Frank Wise
Irene Wise

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1856California, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848 · The California Gold Rush
    Age 8
    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 23
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Roberds Family and Mississippi Company of Saints

    The Roberds family began their journey with the Mississippi Company, which wintered at Fort Pueblo, Colorado. However, according Richard Thomas Roberd's autobiographical sketch, his family did not lea …

    Sources (8)

    • Harriet Wise in household of Alfred B Wise, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Harriet L Roberts in household of John Roberts, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Harriet Liuanna Roberds Wise, "Find A Grave Index"

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