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Matthew Roberts
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Birth: Jan. 17, 1879, Wales
Death: Mar. 10, 1941
Chisholm
St. Louis County
Minnesota, USA

Extract from the 1905 Minnesota State Census:
Name: Matthew Roberts
Age: 27
Estimated birth year: 1878
Birth location: England
Gender: male
Race: white
Parents: Samuel and Annie Roberts, ages 46 and 39
County: Saint Louis
Locality: Stuntz
Father's birth location: England
Mother's birth location: England
Father's occupation: labor
Siblings living at home: Ernest (age 18) and Maud (14)
State residency: 9 months
District residency: 9 months
Occupation: time keeper
Census date: 3 Jun 1905

Extract from the 1910 Census:
Name: Matt Roberts
Age in 1910: 28
Estimated birth year: 1882
Birthplace: England
Race: white
Sex: male
Relationship to head of family: son
Parents: Sam and Annie Roberts, ages 50 and 45
Home in 1910: Chisholm Ward 1, Saint Louis, Minnesota
Address: Chestnut Street
Marital status: single
Able to speak English: yes
Able to read and write: yes
Father's birthplace: England
Mother's birthplace: England
Year of immigration: 1901
Whether naturalized or alien: naturalized
Father's occupation: laborer - city
Occupation: bookkeeper - real estate
Salary or wage worker: wages
Whether out of work on April 15, 1910: no
Number of weeks out of work in 1909: 0
Sibling living at home: Ernest (age 22); occupation: engineer - city
Census place: Chisholm Ward 1, Saint Louis, Minnesota; Series: T624; Roll: 722; Page: 174B; Enumeration District: 140; Part: 2; Line: 22
Date: 5 May 1910

Extract from World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918:
Name: Matt Roberts
City: not stated
County: Saint Louis
State: Minnesota
Birth date: 21 Jan 1882 [sic]
Race: white
Roll: 1675890
Draft board: 5
Address: 312 West Chestnut Street, Chisholm, Minnesota
Occupation: clerk of court
Employer: Village of Chisholm
Where employed: Chisholm, Minnesota
Nearest relative: Anna Roberts
Address: 312 West Chestnut Street, Chisholm, Minnesota
Age: 36
Height: medium
Build: slender
Eyes: gray
Hair: dark brown
Disability: none
Date: 12 Sep 1918

Extract from the 1920 Census:
Name: Matt Roberts
Age: 37
Estimated birth year: 1883
Birthplace: England
Race: white
Sex: male
Relationship to head of house: son
Parents: Samuel and Annie Roberts, ages 56 and 50
Home in 1920: Chisholm, Saint Louis, Minnesota
Address: 312 Chestnut Street
Marital status: single
Able to speak English: yes
Able to read and write: yes
Father's birthplace: England
Mother's birthplace: England
Year of immigration: 1903
Naturalized or alien: naturalized in 1912
Father's occupation: janitor - city hall
Occupation: stock clerk
Type of industry: school
Salary or wage worker: wages
Sibling living at home: Maude Gyllen (age 28); widow; occupation: bookkeeper - city hall
Census place: Chisholm, Saint Louis, Minnesota; Roll: T625_857; Page: 28A; Enumeration District: 84; Image: 917
Date: 23 Jan 1920

Extract from the 1930 Census:
Name: Matt Roberts
Age: 46
Estimated birth year: 1884
Birthplace: Wales
Race: white
Sex: male
Relation to head-of-house: head
Home in 1930: Chisholm, Saint Louis, Minnesota
Address: 908 Ash Street
Marital status: married
Age at first marriage: 43
Education: able to speak English
Education: able to read and write
Fathers' birthplace: England
Mothers' birthplace: England
Year of immigration: 1902; naturalized
Language spoken in home before coming to the United States: English
Military service: no
Rent/home value: owns home; value $1500
Owned a radio: yes
Occupation: clerk
Industry: public school
Salary or wage worker: wages
Census place: Chisholm, Saint Louis, Minnesota; Roll: 1125; Page: ; Enumeration District: 22; Image: 896.0
Date: 10 Apr 1930

Extract from the 1940 Census:
Name: Matt Roberts
Age: 56
Estimated birth year: 1884
Birthplace: England
Race: white
Sex: male
Relation to head-of-house: head
Home in 1940: Chisholm, Saint Louis, Minnesota
Address: 819 [illegible]
Marital status: married
Citizenship: naturalized
Highest grade of school completed: 8
Living on farm: no
Home owned or rented: owned
Value of home: $1500
Place of residence in 1935: same house
Occupation: clerk
Industry: public school
Salary or wage worker: wages
Number of weeks worked in 1939: 26
Amount of money wages or salary: $1080
Has other income of more than $50: yes
At work during week of March 24-30: yes
Number of hours worked: 48
Census place: Chisholm, Saint Louis, Minnesota; Roll: T627_1955; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 69-2
Date: 8 Apr 1940

Matt Roberts was a clerk in the Chisholm, Minnesota, school system. He married Nina Frances Berg 26 Jul 1927 in Duluth, Saint Louis, Minnesota.

Death notice:
Chisholm - Matthew Roberts, 62-year-old pioneer of this city, died suddenly at his home, 801 Buhl avenue, yesterday after a long illness.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Nina Frances Berg Roberts (1889 - 1972)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

Matt Roberts
Jan. 21, 1884 [sic]
Mar. 10, 1941
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Chisholm
St. Louis County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: Richard Rhode
Record added: Oct 04, 2002
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Matthew Roberts
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Matthew Roberts
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Matthew Roberts
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- Frosty Skimehorn
 Added: Jun. 19, 2013

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-Anonymous
 Added: Jan. 28, 2003
 
 
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