Family: William Lafayette ROBERTS/Doshia Amanda TOWNSEND (F539)

m. 7 Apr 1901


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  • Father | Male
    William Lafayette ROBERTS

    Born  Jun 1872  Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  18 Feb 1954  , Whitfield, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  7 Apr 1901  [1, 2, 3]  Murray County, Georgia  [1, 2, 3] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Martin Lafayette ROBERTS | F62 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Rosa Evelyn ELLIS | F62 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Doshia Amanda TOWNSEND

    Born  16 Nov 1882  , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  18 Apr 1940   
    Buried     
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    Child 1 | Female
    Charlsie Herline ROBERTS

    Born  1 Jun 1902  , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  Benjamin Wiley SWANN | F541 
    Married  20 Jun 1943  Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Deed Forrest HOWELL | F540 
    Married  28 Apr 1956   

    Child 2 | Male
    Clarence Winford ROBERTS

    Born  22 Oct 1904   
    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 3 | Female
    Elise Mirey ROBERTS

    Born  25 Sep 1906   
    Died  Bef 15 Apr 1910   
    Buried     

    Child 4 | Male
    William Martin ROBERTS

    Born  10 Feb 1910  , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  8 Aug 1999   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Lillian COX | F652 
    Married     

    Child 5 | Male
    Living

    Born     
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    Spouse  Annie May SMITH | F653 
    Married     

    Child 6 | Female
    Lois Christeen ROBERTS

    Born  5 Apr 1916  , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  9 Sep 2003   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Lloyd POPE | F542 
    Married     

    Child 7 | Male
    Milton ROBERTS

    Born  21 Mar 1919   
    Died  2 Jul 1950   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Living | F654 
    Married     

  • Notes  Married:
    • *Names recorded on license as W. L. Roberts and Docia Townsend.
      *The 1930 census implied that they had been married 29 years.
      "4-7-1901" -> The Heritage of Bradley County

  • Sources 
    1. [S458] Coker, Louise, et al, compilers, Murray County, Georgia marriage records books I-IV, 1835-1905 (Dalton, GA : Whitfield-Murray Historical Society, 1998), 68 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S312] 1930 U. S. Census, Murray County, Georgia, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); National Archives and Records and Administration microfilm publication T626, roll 377., Town District, Spring Place Town; 107-2; p. 1-A (penned); dwelling 4, family 4; William R. Roberts household; accessed; 27 December 2010 (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S413] Earl Roberts, "Martin LaFayette Roberts (1030): Pioneer Family," The Heritage of Bradley County, Tennessee, 1836-1998, Bradley County Heritage Book Committee (Cleveland, Tenn.: Bradley County Heritage Book Committee., 1998), ., p. 383-384; citing Roberts and Allied Families by Tolva Roberts Whitehead (Reliability: 2).