William Lafayette ROBERTS[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1872 - 1954  (~ 81 years)


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  • Name William Lafayette ROBERTS 
    Born Jun 1872  Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    • 1873, Georgia -> age 7 on 1880 census
      1873, GA -> age 57 on 1930 census
      Jun 1872 -> stated on 1900 census
    Gender Male 
    Census 1880  Eighth District, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • "Wm. D." (7) was enumerated in the household of Martin L. Roberts (27) as his son. He attended school within the year. His birthplace and his mother's is given as Georgia; his father's is Tennessee. Other household members include Rosa M. (27), James S. (6), Nancy A. (3), and Elijah M. (1). (Monteville Roberts', Edward Roberts', and Loranza Roberts' households are on the same page.)
    Census 1900  Bull Pen District, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • William L. (27) appeared in the household of Martin Roberts as his son. He was born June 1872. He was single. He and his mother were born in Georgia and his father was born in Tennessee. He had no stated occupation. He was literate. Other household members included Rosey E. V. (47), Mary E (daughter, 18), Emma P (daughter, 15), Sarah E (daughter, 13), Burtis A (daughter, 10), and Colquit Wade (laborer, 22).

      William's brother, Elijah Monteville Roberts, appeared next door.
    Census 1910  Spring Place, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Census 1920  Spring Place, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • William L. Roberts (47) was enumerated as head of household. The household includes Amanda D. (37), Charlcie H. (17), Willie M. (9), Johnie L. (7), Lois C. (3), and Olan M (11m).
    Census 1930  Spring Place, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • William L. Roberts (57) appeared as head of household. He owned his home, which was a farm. He was 28 when first married. He had not attended school during the year and was literate. He and both parents were born in Georgia. He was a laborer on a farm, where he worked on his own account. He was not a veteran.

      The household included his wife, Dosia (47), and children: Charlcie (27), Martin W. (20), John (18), Lois (14), and Milton (11).
    Name Will Roberts 
    Died 18 Feb 1954  , Whitfield, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • "2-18-1959" -> The Heritage of Bradley County
    Notes 
    • Name:
      William L. Roberts -> 1930 census
      William Lafayette Roberts -> Murray County Heritage
      William L. Roberts -> 1900 census
      William Lafayette Roberts -> The Heritage of Bradley County

      Connection parents:
      *He is named as a child of Martin Lafayette Roberts and Rosa E. Ellis in Murray County Heritage.
      *He is named as Martin Roberts' son -> 1900 census
      *He is named as a child of Martin Lafayette Roberts and Rosa E. Ellis -> The Heritage of Bradley County
    Person ID I1870  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified 13 Jul 2012 

    Father Martin Lafayette ROBERTS,   b. 2 May 1853, , Bradley, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1925, Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Rosa Evelyn ELLIS,   b. 28 Mar 1853, Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1936, Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 28 Jan 1872  Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F62  Group Sheet

    Family Doshia Amanda TOWNSEND,   b. 16 Nov 1882, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1940  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 7 Apr 1901  Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6, 11
    • *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
    Children 
     1. Charlsie Herline ROBERTS,   b. 1 Jun 1902, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Clarence Winford ROBERTS,   b. 22 Oct 1904
     3. Elise Mirey ROBERTS,   b. 25 Sep 1906,   d. Bef 15 Apr 1910  (Age 3 years)
     4. William Martin ROBERTS,   b. 10 Feb 1910, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1999  (Age 89 years)
     5. Living
     6. Lois Christeen ROBERTS,   b. 5 Apr 1916, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 2003  (Age 87 years)
     7. Milton ROBERTS,   b. 21 Mar 1919,   d. 2 Jul 1950  (Age 31 years)
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2014 
    Family ID F539  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Jun 1872 - Murray County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Eighth District, Murray, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Bull Pen District, Murray, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Apr 1901 - Murray County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Spring Place, Murray, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Spring Place, Murray, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Spring Place, Murray, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Feb 1954 - , Whitfield, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S310] 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: 3).

    2. [S262] Murray County History Committee, Murray County Heritage (Fernandina Beach, Florida: Wolfe Publishing, 1987), ., 697-699 (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S276] 1900 U. S. Census, Murray County, Georgia, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication T623, roll 213., Bull Pen District; 68; sheet 16-A; dwelling 279, family 279; Martin Roberts household; accessed; 21 December 2007 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S411] 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).

    5. [S613] 1880 U.S. census, Murray County, Georgia population schedule; digital images, Ancestry.com; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T9. (http://www.ancestry.com), roll 159, Eighth District, enumeration district (ED) 153, p. 25 (penned), dwelling 219, family 224, Wm D. Roberts. (Reliability: 3).
      http://tinyurl.com/lr5zhl

    6. [S310] 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).

    7. [S276] 1900 U. S. Census, Murray County, Georgia, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication T623, roll 213., Bull Pen District; 68; sheet 16-A; dwelling 279, family 279; Martin Roberts household; accessed; 21 December 2007 (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S321] 1880 U. S. Census, Murray County, Georgia, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestrycom : accessed ); citing NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 159., Eighth District; 153; p. 25 (penned), p. 434 (stamped); dwelling 219, family 224; Martin L. Roberts household; accessed; 4 March 2008 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S261] Ancestry.com, 1910 United States Federal Census (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the Unit), Year: 1910; Census Place: Town, Murray, Georgia; Roll: T624_205; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 107; Image: 356. (Reliability: 3).
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1910uscenindex&h=3667042&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

    10. [S272] Ancestry.com, 1920 United States Federal Census (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA. Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 on roll 323 (Chicago City.Original data - United States), Year: 1920;Census Place: Town, Murray, Georgia; Roll: T625_272; Page: 19B; Enumeration District: 131; Image: 41. (Reliability: 3).
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1920usfedcen&h=8149491&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

    11. [S456] 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).