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Roberta Catherine Martin Harris Adams
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Birth: Jan. 26, 1867
Glascock County
Georgia, USA
Death: Nov. 8, 1941
Keysville
Burke County
Georgia, USA

The Sandersville Progress, 13 Nov 1941:
Mrs. J.S. Adams Buried Sunday
Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon from the chapel of Sandersville Funeral Home for Mrs. J.S. Adams, 74, daughter of pioneer citizens of Washington county. Burial was in Brownwood cemetery.
Mrs. Adams, whose home was in Sandersville, died Saturday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. R.H. Matthews, at Keysville, after a long illness. She had suffered a stroke of paralysis more than a year ago.
The former, Miss Bert Martin, Mrs. Adams' parents were early builders of Washington county. She was married twice. Her first husband having been the late Richard Harris, and to them three children were born.
Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. R.H. Matthews of Keysville, and Mrs. T.C. Holmes of Atlanta; a son, W. Martin Harris of Sandersville; a sister, Mrs. M. M. Culpepper of Miami, Fla.; four grandchildren, Mrs. Raymond P. Starr and T.C. Holmes, Jr. of Atlanta; William M. Harris, Sandersville, and R. Harris Matthews, Keysville; and two great-grandchildren.

Washington County, Georgia, Newspaper Clippings, Vol. III, 1881-1889, Thursday, 10 Jan 1884:
Married - At the Baptist church of this city, on Tuesday, 8th instant, by Elder T.M. Harris, Richard I. Harris, Esq., son of the officiating minister, and Miss Roberta, daughter of Mr. William Martin, all of Sandersville.

Mrs. Roberta Harris married J.S. Adams on 3 Oct 1897 in Washington County, Georgia
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Martin (1834 - 1897)
  Julia Ann Walden Martin (1840 - 1917)
 
 Spouses:
  James Sanford Adams (1855 - 1925)
  Richard Ivey Harris (1864 - 1895)*
 
 Children:
  Julia Lee Harris (1884 - 1885)*
  Julia Lee Harris (1884 - 1885)*
  Katie Walden Harris Holmes (1886 - 1982)*
  Mary Sheals Harris Matthews (1888 - 1970)*
  William Martin Harris (1890 - 1959)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Jane Martin Cason (1865 - 1941)*
  Roberta Catherine Martin Harris Adams (1867 - 1941)
  Mary Elizabeth Martin Culpepper (1869 - 1950)*
  Ella Mizelle Martin Stanley (1873 - 1928)*
  Claudia Benvenevia Martin McLaughlin (1874 - 1917)*
  Addie Lee Martin Collins (1876 - 1934)*
  Julia Willie Martin (1882 - 1882)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Brownwood Cemetery
Sandersville
Washington County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: Joy Pendry
Originally Created by: Jack Johnson
Record added: Mar 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67165930
Roberta Catherine <i>Martin Harris</i> Adams
Added by: Jack Johnson
 
Roberta Catherine <i>Martin Harris</i> Adams
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