ROBERTS FAMILY GENEALOGY

For descendants of Michael Brown Roberts, Sr., born around 1792 in South Carolina

Compiler: Thorold Erskine (Tod) Roberts,
3G Grandson of Michael Brown Roberts, Sr. (thorsdag at comcast dot net)

Site updated 15 July 2010 [corrected “Louisa” to “Louise,” wife of James Emmett Roberts, highlighted below]

LINKS

Home Page (Family Tree)

Wise County (TX) Historical Record of Willis Perry Roberts

News article on twin brothers Perry and Jasper Roberts celebrating their 86th birthday in 1936

Selected Roberts Family Photos

Family Tree (23 Nov 2002)
(see sources below)


(1) Richard Gaines ROBERTS (1770 - )

b. 1770 & Elizabeth
(see Rootsweb: http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=dewb&id=I0424)

| (2) Michael Brown ROBERTS Sr (1792 - 1868)

| b. 17 Mar 1792, St. Thomas Division, SC

| d. 7 Nov 1868, Randolph Co. AL, age: 76

| & Mary Adaline ?

| | (3) Richard Gaines ROBERTS Sr (1817 - 1887)

| | b. 17 Jan 1817, Spartanburg Dist. SC

| | d. 14 Apr 1887, Oxford AL, age: 70

| | & Sarah Amanda NORRED (1820 - 1890)

| | b. 18 May 1820, Laurens SC

| | d. 19 Feb 1890, Oxford AL, age: 69

| | | (4) James M. ROBERTS (1842 - )

| | | b. 1842

| | | (4) Mary J. ROBERTS (1844 - )

| | | b. 1844

| | | (4) Nancy A. ROBERTS (1846 - )

| | | b. 1846

| | | (4) Anna C. ROBERTS (1847 - 1903)

| | | b. 29 Sep 1847

| | | d. 8 Jul 1903, age: 55

| | | (4) Lewis C. ROBERTS (1848 - )

| | | b. 1848

| | | (4) Richard Gaines ROBERTS Jr (1850 - 1915)

| | | b. 3 Mar 1850, Cleburne Co. AL

| | | d. 26 May 1915, Oxford AL, age: 65

| | (3) Rev Michael Brown ROBERTS Jr (1823 - 1891)

| | b. 19 Aug 1823, Spartanburg SC

| | d. 13 Apr 1891, Alvarado TX, age: 67

| | & Elizabeth Melinda REYNOLDS (1825 - 1881)

| | b. 17 Jul 1825, Spartanburg SC

| | d. 30 Jun 1881, Alvarado TX, age: 55

| | m. 6 Jul 1846, Benton Co. AL

| | | (4) Mary Elizabeth ROBERTS (1847 - )

| | | b. 21 Jun 1847, Randolph Co. AL

| | | & T. L. MOORE

| | | m. 14 Jan 1874, Alvarado TX

| | | (4) Martha Malinda ROBERTS (1848 - 1852)

| | | b. 23 Nov 1848, Randolph Co. AL

| | | d. 4 Nov 1852, Randolph Co. AL, age: 3

| | | (4) Frances Marion ROBERTS* (1850 - 1916)

| | | b. 25 Jan 1850, Randolph Co. AL

| | | d. 10 Mar 1916, Bridgeport TX, age: 66

| | | & Sarah McDONALD

| | | (4) Frances Marion ROBERTS* (1850 - 1916)

| | | b. 25 Jan 1850, Randolph Co. AL

| | | d. 10 Mar 1916, Bridgeport TX, age: 66

| | | & Ellen FULLER

| | | (4) Elias Jasper ROBERTS* (1851 - )

| | | b. 21 Jul 1851, Randolph Co. AL

| | | & Elmira Amanda MORROW

| | | (4) Elias Jasper ROBERTS* (1851 - )

| | | b. 21 Jul 1851, Randolph Co. AL

| | | & Mary Jane DeSHAZER

| | | (4) Willis Perry ROBERTS* (1851 - 1941)

| | | b. 21 Jul 1851, Rockdale (Randolph Co.), AL

| | | d. 7 Jul 1941, age: 89

| | | & Cynthia Ann McDONALD (1856 - 1890)

| | | b. 1856

| | | d. 28 Jun 1890, age: 34

| | | m. 29 Dec 1872, Alvarado TX

| | | | (5) Eula Ruth ROBERTS (1878 - )

| | | | b. 23 Nov 1878, Alvarado TX

| | | | & Louis Pink SOUTHER

| | | | b. Missouri

| | | | | (6) Orom Bernard SOUTHER (1901 - ?1969)

| | | | | b. 15 Feb 1901, Bridgeport TX

| | | | | d. ? Jun 1969, Andrews TX, age: 68

| | | | (5) Arthur R. ROBERTS (1887 - )

| | | | b. 6 Oct 1887

| | | | (5) James Emmett ROBERTS (1889 - 1977)

| | | | b. 11 Jul 1889, Bridgeport TX

| | | | d. 12 Jun 1977, Okmulgee OK, age: 87

| | | | & Louise (Lula) LIPPS (1889 - 1973)

| | | | b. 22 Apr 1889, Coal Creek (Palo Pinto Co.) TX

| | | | d. 4 Jul 1973, Okmulgee OK, age: 84

| | | | m. 11 Aug 1906, Bridgeport TX

| | | | | (6) Thorold Eugene ROBERTS (1907 - 1957)

| | | | | b. 25 May 1907, Bridgeport TX

| | | | | d. 20 Jul 1957, Great Bend KS, age: 50

| | | | | & Elizabeth Vance McCLYMONDS (1913 - 1998)

| | | | | b. 11 Oct 1913, Walton KS

| | | | | d. 21 Nov 1998, Lawrence KS, age: 85

| | | | | m. 30 Oct 1937, Walton KS

| | | | | | (7) Clenece Louise ROBERTS (1938 - )

| | | | | | b. 24 Sep 1938, Newton KS, age: 64

| | | | | | (7) Thorold Erskine (Tod) ROBERTS (1943 - )

| | | | | | b. 9 Oct 1943, Newton KS, age: 59

| | | | | | (7) James Bruce ROBERTS (1948 - )

| | | | | | b. 26 Jun 1948, McPherson KS, age: 54

| | | | | | (7) Bryson McClymonds ROBERTS (1954 - )

| | | | | | b. 30 Nov 1954, Great Bend KS, age: 47

| | | | (5) Anna Laura ROBERTS

| | | | (5) Olger Perry (Ollie) ROBERTS

| | | | (5) Marion Elmo ROBERTS

| | | | (5) Willis Perry ROBERTS Jr

| | | (4) Willis Perry ROBERTS* (1851 - 1941)

| | | b. 21 Jul 1851, Rockdale (Randolph Co.), AL

| | | d. 7 Jul 1941, age: 89

| | | & Jeannette FULLINGHAM (1860 - 1925)

| | | b. 7 Aug 1860

| | | d. 19 Nov 1925, Decatur TX, age: 65

| | | m. 1893

| | | (4) James Michael ROBERTS (1854 - )

| | | b. 1854, Randolph Co. AL

| | | & Mary Jane McDONALD

| | | m. 25 Nov 1874, Johnson Co. TX

| | | | (5) Edna Laura ROBERTS (1884 - )

| | | | b. 5 Dec 1884, Decatur TX

| | | | (5) Richard Alva ROBERTS (1892 - )

| | | | b. 3 Sep 1892, Bridgeport TX, age: 110

| | | | (5) Carl Worth ROBERTS (1898 - )

| | | | b. 2 Jun 1898, Bridgeport TX, age: 104

| | | | (5) James Louis ROBERTS

| | | | & Nora COLVIN

| | | (4) Rev John Henry ROBERTS* (1854 - 1947)

| | | b. 29 Jun 1854, Pikesville AL

| | | d. 30 Oct 1947, Kingsville TX, age: 93

| | | & N. E. COWAN

| | | (4) Rev John Henry ROBERTS* (1854 - 1947)

| | | b. 29 Jun 1854, Pikesville AL

| | | d. 30 Oct 1947, Kingsville TX, age: 93

| | | & Margaret Letithea CROCKETT

| | | (4) Sarah Jane ROBERTS (1855 - )

| | | b. 3 Oct 1855, Pikesville AL

| | | & John H. McNEIL

| | | m. 1 Nov 1876, Alvarado TX

| | | (4) Richard Jackson ROBERTS* (1857 - 1935)

| | | b. 9 Jul 1857, Randolph Co. AL

| | | d. 15 Dec 1935, Bristol TX, age: 78

| | | & Nancy HIBBLER

| | | (4) Richard Jackson ROBERTS* (1857 - 1935)

| | | b. 9 Jul 1857, Randolph Co. AL

| | | d. 15 Dec 1935, Bristol TX, age: 78

| | | & Emma TIDWELL

| | | (4) Daniel Hershel ROBERTS (1857 - 1924)

| | | b. 9 Jul 1857, Randolph Co. AL

| | | d. 30 Sep 1924, Frederick OK, age: 67

| | | & Emma Caroline MAHANAY

| | | m. 18 Jul 1878, Johnson Co. TX

| | | (4) Hanna Missouri ROBERTS (1859 - 1899)

| | | b. 4 Aug 1859, Pikesville AL

| | | d. 16 May 1899, Rocky OK, age: 39

| | | & Meredith GRISHAM

| | | m. 4 Feb 1879

| | | (4) Nancy Susanna ROBERTS (1861 - 1930)

| | | b. 6 Nov 1861, Pikesville AL

| | | d. 2 Jul 1930, Gainesville TX, age: 68

| | | & William Cornelius McKAY

| | | m. 7 Nov 1880

| | | (4) Hester Ann ROBERTS (1863 - 1925)

| | | b. 18 May 1863, Pikesville AL

| | | d. 27 Sep 1925, Bristol TX, age: 62

| | | & James G. McKAY

| | | m. 26 Feb 1882, Johnson Co. TX

| | | (4) Martha Caroline ROBERTS* (1865 - 1940)

| | | b. 29 Jul 1865, Pikesville AL

| | | d. 5 Apr 1940, Post TX, age: 74

| | | & C. A. ALIN (ALLEN?) (1864 - )

| | | b. 28 Jul 1864, Adair Co. Missouri

| | | (4) Martha Caroline ROBERTS* (1865 - 1940)

| | | b. 29 Jul 1865, Pikesville AL

| | | d. 5 Apr 1940, Post TX, age: 74

| | | & Robert Luther EDWARDS

| | | (4) Rebecca Adaline ROBERTS (1867 - 1878)

| | | b. 3 Mar 1867, Pikesville AL

| | | d. 10 Sep 1878, Alvarado TX, age: 11

| | (3) Mary Elizabeth ROBERTS (1826 - )

| | b. 1826, Spartanburg SC

| | & Luis TUCKER

| | m. 1839, Alabama

| | | (4) William TUCKER (1841 - )

| | | b. 1841, Alabama

| | | (4) Mary TUCKER (1843 - )

| | | b. 1843, Alabama

| | | (4) Nancy TUCKER (1846 - )

| | | b. 1846, Alabama

| | | (4) Sarah TUCKER (1848 - )

| | | b. 1848, Alabama

| | (3) Nancy Caroline ROBERTS (1832 - )

| | b. 1832

| | d. St. Clair Co. AL, age: 170

| | & James Wesley REYNOLDS (1830 - )

| | b. 1830, Randolph Co. AL

| | | (4) Richard Jackson REYNOLDS

| | (3) Rev John Henry ROBERTS (? - ?)

| | & Mary P. (Pauline?) [unknown maiden name]

| | (3) Rev James Hershel ROBERTS

| | (3) Adaline ROBERTS

| (2) John Hershel ROBERTS

| (2) Hanna ROBERTS

| (2) Elizabeth ROBERTS


Selected sources of information for this Roberts genealogy to date (17 Nov 2002):

1. Shirley Dewberry (BDewb71633@aol.com), Rootsweb listing (11 Nov 2002; reference to Richard Gaines Roberts is available on Rootsweb at THIS LINK)

2. Email messages from Lynda Graham (buttonlm@aol.com), great granddaughter of Daniel Hershel Roberts

3. Phyllis and David Hoffpauir (dphoffpr@iamerica.net), 12-25-97 msg in ROBERTS-D list on rootsweb.com; also email messages in Nov 2002

4. Notes by James Emmett Roberts, written before his death in 1977 at age 88 (in possession of his granddaughter Clenece Roberts Hills)

5. Social Security Death Index

6. http://www.angelfire.com/tx2/familycenter/pafg02.htm.