Death Certificate lists burial as Odd Fellow Cemetery, Seymour, Baylor County,Texas, USA
James McGee Roberson was the son of James Matthew Newton Roberson and Savirah Sarah Helen Elliot. He married Laura Aslee Acrey, daughter of Wesley and Mary Elizabeth (Bates) Acrey, on1 Jan 1888 in Erath, Texas , USA. They had the following children:
(1) Attie Grace (Roberson) Parham (2) Mary S (Roberson) Cox (3) Nancy Josephine (Roberson) Holman (4) Helen (Roberson) White (5) Wesley Roberson (6) Wilma Mary Francis (Roberson) Gum, Deptula (7) Lee A Roberson ......
Note: The following is info from Searchers of our Past (#47220553): James Roberson moved to Douglas, Arizona as a young man. He served as deputy sheriff during the time of Pancho Villa's revolution and the military actions of Gen. John J. Pershing. Roberson often told stories of early day violence while living in Arizona. He moved to Baylor County from Douglas, Arizona. The first time he lived in Wichita County was 1918. He was a rig builder during the Burkburnett oil boom.
He read gas meters in early Wichita Falls wearing a .45 revolved strapped to his hip as protection against the Ku Klux Klan.
He and his wife had seven children.
Survived by five children - Mrs. Attie Grace Parham, Mrs. Mary Cox, Mrs. Josie Holman, Mrs. Wilma Gum, Wesley Roberson; 24 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. ___end