Matilda A. Roundy

14 Oct 1852 - 12 Sep 1919

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Matilda A. Roundy

14 Oct 1852 - 12 Sep 1919
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Grave site information of Matilda A. Roundy (14 Oct 1852 - 12 Sep 1919) at Alton Cemetery in Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States from BillionGraves

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Matilda A. Roundy


Alton Cemetery

Unnamed Rd
Kanab, Kane, Utah
United States


April 30, 2013


April 28, 2013

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Matilda Ann Roundy stories heard by Bruce Roundy

Contributor: llkjljlj Created: 3 years ago Updated: 3 years ago

Matilda Ann was known for her courage and generosity. Shortly after settling in Upper Kanab, Byron had to leave Matilda Ann and her baby to get supplies. That first winter, they were the only people in the area, with the nearest settlers being 35 miles away. After Byron left for supplies, seven Indians came to beg bread. Matilda refused them because her and Byron needed all they had to get through the winter. She held her baby and rocked patiently waiting for the Indians to leave. She noticed her baby looking up and discovered an Indian holding a tomahawk over her head. She just kept rocking and singing until the Indians left.

Life timeline of Matilda A. Roundy

Matilda A. Roundy was born on 14 Oct 1852
Matilda A. Roundy was 8 years old when Abraham Lincoln is elected as the 16th President of United States. Abraham Lincoln was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through the American Civil War—its bloodiest war and perhaps its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis. In doing so, he preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government, and modernized the economy.
Matilda A. Roundy was 25 years old when Thomas Edison announces his invention of the phonograph, a machine that can record and play sound. Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and the long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park", he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production and large-scale teamwork to the process of invention, and is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory.
Matilda A. Roundy was 31 years old when Krakatoa begins to erupt; the volcano explodes three months later, killing more than 36,000 people. Krakatoa, or Krakatau, is a volcanic island situated in the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra in the Indonesian province of Lampung. The name is also used for the surrounding island group comprising the remnants of a much larger island of three volcanic peaks which was obliterated in a cataclysmic 1883 eruption.
Matilda A. Roundy was 43 years old when George VI of the United Kingdom (d. 1952) George VI was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death in 1952. He was the last Emperor of India and the first Head of the Commonwealth.
Matilda A. Roundy was 51 years old when The Wright brothers make their first attempt to fly with the Wright Flyer at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. The Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur, were two American aviators, engineers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who are generally credited with inventing, building, and flying the world's first successful airplane. They made the first controlled, sustained flight of a powered, heavier-than-air aircraft on December 17, 1903, four miles south of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. In 1904–05 the brothers developed their flying machine into the first practical fixed-wing aircraft. Although not the first to build experimental aircraft, the Wright brothers were the first to invent aircraft controls that made fixed-wing powered flight possible.
Matilda A. Roundy died on 12 Sep 1919 at the age of 66
Grave record for Matilda A. Roundy (14 Oct 1852 - 12 Sep 1919), BillionGraves Record 3727084 Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States