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Martha "Patsy" Gill Roberts
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Birth: 1781
Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 20, 1845
San Augustine County
Texas, USA

Martha "Patsy" Gill was born about 1781 in Virginia, one of four daughters [including Sally] known to have been born to (and named in the 1804 will of) William Gill (1750-1804). In February of 1800 she married Elisha Roberts in Green County, Kentucky, and they had nine children. The family moved in 1811 from Green County, Kentucky, to the northern part of St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana (later Washington Parish). During the War of 1812 her husband served as lieutenant and quartermaster under Gen. Isaac Roberts' Brigade of West Tennessee Militia and as lieutenant in Captain Bickham's company, Louisiana militia. In January of 1824 Patsy and Elisha settled their family near the site of present San Augustine. Frequent guests in her home included the likes of Sam Houston, James Bowie, David Crockett, William B. Travis, and Stephen F. Austin. Her husband died October 3, 1844, and Patsy died a year later on December 18, 1845; both were buried near their home. In 1936 a Texas Centennial marker was erected at the site if their home as well as at their burial location. tshaonline.org 
 
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 Spouse:
  Elisha Roberts (1774 - 1844)
 
 Children:
  Anna Roberts Daughtrey (1800 - 1847)*
  Elizabeth Roberts Smith (1803 - 1845)*
  Matilda Fair Roberts Allen (1808 - 1879)*
  Easter Jane Roberts Sublett (1808 - 1891)*
  Noel Gil Roberts (1813 - 1864)*
  Mahala Lee Roberts Hall (1816 - 1885)*
  Felix Grundy Roberts (1818 - 1901)*
  Margaret S Roberts MacDonald (1822 - 1892)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Elisha Roberts
erected a cotton gin
in San Augustine County, 1825
alcalde, 1831
delegate to second convention
of Texas, 1833
born in Tennessee, 1774
died Oct. 3, 1844
his wife, Martha Gill Roberts,
born 1781, died Dec. 18, 1845

 
Burial:
Elisha Roberts Burial Site
San Augustine County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: BeNotForgot
Record added: Oct 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59762126
Martha Patsy <i>Gill</i> Roberts
Added by: Harold Prestridge
 
Martha Patsy <i>Gill</i> Roberts
Added by: BeNotForgot
 
 
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 Added: Feb. 9, 2014
In memory of my 4th great-grandma
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 Added: Dec. 20, 2013

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