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Elizabeth Roberts (Emlen)

Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Daughter of George Emlen and Sarah Fishbourne Emlen
Wife of George Roberts
Mother of Sarah Emlen Ingersoll and Ellen Roberts
Sister of Mary Scott; George Emlen; Anne Hare; Sarah Emlen; William Fishbourne Emlen and 1 other

Managed by: Yosef Dovid Kaner
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About Elizabeth Roberts

The death of George Emlen occurred November 23, 1812. His widow survived him eleven years, dying August 29, 1823. Their children were six in number, as follows: Anne, Elizabeth, George, William Fishbourne, Hannah and Mary, of whom five married and left issue; and from these respective marriages have come many Philadelphians of distinction, socially and otherwise.

  • The second daughter, Elizabeth Emlen, became the wife, October 13, 1808, of George Roberts, of the well-known Hugh Roberts family, concerning whom a special article will hereafter be written. Their only child, Sarah married Harry Ingersoll, whose family history is presented elsewhere in this series.
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Elizabeth Roberts's Timeline

October 13, 1808
Age 29
September 11, 1809
Age 30
Age 35
May 13, 1847
Age 68