Tombstone Tuesday: Monteville Roberts


My great-great-great-grandfather, Monteville Roberts, was born April 27, 1827 in McMinn County, Tennessee, the son of John Roberts and Rebecca (possibly Sammons).  He is found in Bradley County, Tennessee in 1840 and 1850 and in Hamilton County, Tennessee in 1860.   Monteville married Mariah Langston on July 18, 1852.  (I have conflicting information regarding Mariah’s family, […]

April Birthdays

Let’s recognize ancestors and close relatives who were born in April: Job Simmons, 8x-great-grandfather, born 10 Apr 1674 in Scituate, Plymouth Massachusetts. James Brookshire, 7x-great-grandfather, born 01 Apr 1690 in Somerset County, Maryland. Stephen Lawson, 4x-great-grandfather, born 05 Apr 1790 in Hawkins County, Tennessee. Thomas Atchley, 5x-great-grandfather, born 19 Apr 1796 in Sevier County, Tennessee. Churchwill Branch […]