Edward Austin ROBERTS

Edward Austin ROBERTS[1, 2]

Male 1861 - 1930  (69 years)

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  • Name Edward Austin ROBERTS 
    Born 23 Feb 1861  , Hamilton, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    • 1861, Tennessee -> age 19 on 1880 census.
      03 Feb 1860, Tennessee -> stated on death certificate
      1862, Tennessee -> age 8 on 1870 census
      23 Feb 1861 -> Murray County Heritage
    Gender Male 
    Residence Abt 1863  , Whitfield, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • "[Martin] moved with his parents. . .in 1863 to Whitfield County, Georgia where they stayed briefly before settling at Spring Place, Murray County, Georgia 1864-1865."
    Residence Abt 1865  Spring Place, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    The family moved to Spring Place. 
    Census 1870  Spring Place, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Edward was enumerated in the household of Monteville Roberts in Militia District 984. His age is given as 8. His occupation is "at home." His birthplace is given as Tennessee. Other household members include Mariah (36), George W. (19), Martin L. (17), "Lorenzo" (15), William H. (12), and Salina Slaughter (aunt, 59).
    Census 1880  Eighth District, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • "Edwd. A." Roberts (19) appeared on the 1880 census in the Eighth District of Murray County, Georgia. He lived with his wife, Amanda (17), and son, George W. (1). His occupation is farmer. He and both parents were born in Tennessee.

      The households of Martin Roberts, Monteville Roberts, and Loranza Roberts are all on the same page.
    Census 1900  Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 1910  Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Edward A. Roberts was enumerated as head of household. The household also includes his wife, Amanda, and son, James B.
    Occupation Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Merchant 
    Died 1 Sep 1930  Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • *He was attended by J. W. Watkins (not sure about the last name), M. D. from August 12, 1930 through September 1. Cause of death was some form of convulsions.
      Research note: The wife on his death certificate was "Mrs. Se??a Roberts." Is this a second wife? He is reported as married, not widowed.
      *Sept 1929 -> Murray County Heritage
    Edward Austin Roberts Death Certificate
    Edward Austin Roberts Death Certificate
    Buried 2 Sep 1930  Westhill Cemetery, Dalton, Whitfield. Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9
    • The funeral was handled by Carter Funeral Homes in Dalton.
    Notes 
    • Name:
      Edward Austin Roberts -> Murray County Heritage

      Connection to parents:
      *His father's name is reported as "M. Roberts" on his death certificate.
      *He is named as a child of Monteville Roberts and Mariah Langston -> Murray County Heritage
    Person ID I1879  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified 13 Jul 2012 

    Father Monteville ROBERTS,   b. 27 Apr 1827, McMinn County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1895, , Whitfield, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Mariah M. LANGSTON,   b. 25 Feb 1833, , Sevier, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1916, Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 18 Jul 1852  , Bradley, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F63  Group Sheet

    Family Amanda Melvina Jane HEARTSILL,   b. 3 Apr 1862, , , Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1916, Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 3 Feb 1878  Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 9, 10
    • Names recorded on marriage license as E. A. Roberts and Amanda Heartsill.
    Children 
     1. George Washington ROBERTS,   b. 25 Dec 1878, Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1950, Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. William Luther ROBERTS,   b. 17 Feb 1881, Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1940, Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     3. Paul Russell ROBERTS,   b. 31 Oct 1883, Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1938, Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     4. Edgar Earnest ROBERTS,   b. 30 Nov 1886, Murray County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1920, Etowah, Mcminn, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     5. Abner Carl ROBERTS,   b. 25 Apr 1889, , Whitfield, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1928, Detroit, , Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
     6. James Buford ROBERTS,   b. 28 Oct 1892, Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1966, Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 20 Jul 2014 
    Family ID F495  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Feb 1861 - , Hamilton, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Abt 1863 - , Whitfield, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - The family moved to Spring Place. - Abt 1865 - Spring Place, Murray, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Spring Place, Murray, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Feb 1878 - 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 - Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Merchant - - Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Sep 1930 - Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 2 Sep 1930 - Westhill Cemetery, Dalton, Whitfield. Georgia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S251] Whitfield, Georgia, death certificates; digital image, Vital Records, Public Health, RG 26-5-95, Georgia Archives, Georgia's Virtual Vault. (http://content.sos.state.ga.us/index.php), death certificate no. 25735 (1930), Mr. E. A. Roberts; "Georgia Non-Indexed Death Certificates," (Reliability: 3).
      http://content.sos.state.ga.us/u?/nondeath,123383

    2. [S264] Murray County History Committee, Murray County Heritage (Fernandina Beach, Florida: Wolfe Publishing, 1987), ., 697-699 (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S238] Ancestry.com, 1870 United States Federal Census (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003.Original data - 1870. United States. Ninth Census of the United States, 1870. Washington, D.C. National Archives and Records Administration. M593, RG29, 1,761 rolls. Minnesota. Minnes), Year: 1870; Census Place: Militia District 984, Murray, Georgia; Roll: M593_167; Page: 528; Image: 364. (Reliability: 3).
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1870usfedcen&indiv=try&h=3790691

    4. [S606] 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 225, family 230, Edwd. A. Roberts. (Reliability: 3).
      a href="http://tinyurl.com/ngy2x3">http://tinyurl.com/ngy2x3

    5. [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).

    6. [S38] Ancestry.com, "Georgia, Confederate Pension Applications, 1879-1960"; online database and digital images, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com), entry for Mariah Roberts, widow of Monteville Roberts,"29th Tennessee Inf., Co. A, 1901 Indigent Widow." (Reliability: 3).
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=gaconfederatepension&h=37372&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

    7. [S256] Ancestry.com, 1900 United States Federal Census (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623,), Year: 1900; Census Place: Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia; Roll: T623 229; Page: 4B; . (Reliability: 3).
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1900usfedcen&indiv=try&h=9702691

    8. [S4] 1910 U.S. census, Whitfield County, Georgia population schedule; digital images, Ancestry.com; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T624 (http://www.ancestry.com), roll T624_220; population schedule, Dalton, enumeration district (ED) 155, sheet 12 A, dwelling 233, Edward A. Roberts; (Reliability: 3).
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1910USCenIndex&indiv=try&h=3887425

    9. [S78] B. Mosteller, "Descendents of John M. Roberts," supplied 2008 by Mosteller; photocopy supplied by D. H. Davis., 5 (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S458] Coker, Louise, et al, compilers, Murray County, Georgia marriage records books I-IV, 1835-1905 (Dalton, GA : Whitfield-Murray Historical Society, 1998), 67 (Reliability: 3).




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