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William Roberts
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Birth: Mar. 23, 1784
Greene County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Sep. 21, 1863
Panora
Guthrie County
Iowa, USA

Research indicates William C. Roberts, and wife Matilda Millard Roberts, were living in Cass, Guthrie County, Iowa, in 1860. Cass is a township and the nearest town is Panora. It is unknown why he is buried in Des Moines, Iowa, at this time. I was kindly given this memorial to manage, believing this is my ancestor. I continue to do research to make sure this is the correct William Roberts. Following is the information I have compiled on him:

William C. Roberts father was John Roberts and his mother was Phoebe Moyer Roberts. They were married August 7, 1790, in Greene County, Tenneessee.

According to Ancestry family trees, William's siblings are:
Elizabeth Roberts
Mary Polly Roberts
Nancy Roberts
James Valentine Roberts
Arthur Roberts
Jesse Roberts
Andrew Roberts

William married Matilda Millard and to this union were born:

Ira Jackson Roberts
George Washington Roberts
John Clinton Roberts
James S. Roberts
Elizabeth "Betsy" Jane Roberts
Phoebe E. Roberts
Amanda M. Roberts
Rial Lafayette Roberts

William's death date is taken from the current gravestone photo, and his birth date is calculated from that same gravestone.

Bio. compiled from Census and other records, family trees, and is still being researched. Msg. me if you have additional information.
 
 
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 Children:
  George Washington Roberts (1819 - 1886)*
  Rial Lafayette Roberts (1840 - 1897)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Wm. ROBERTS
DIED
Sept. 21, 1893
AGED
79 yrs. 5 ms.
29 dys.
 
Burial:
Woodland Cemetery
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Blk 12
 
Maintained by: Roberts girl
Originally Created by: Katie Lou
Record added: Jul 28, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94340051
William Roberts
Added by: Katie Lou
 
William Roberts
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Janet Hayes
 
 
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-Anonymous
 Added: Sep. 12, 2014
For my 3rd great grandfather, on Father's Day.
- Roberts girl
 Added: Jun. 16, 2013
REST IN PEACE WILLIAM.. BORN: 1797 IN GREEN CO. TN.
- Bobby and Carol Babin Estes
 Added: May. 25, 2013
 
 
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