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Simeon Halvenston Roberts
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Birth: Oct. 6, 1847
Ocala
Marion County
Florida, USA
Death: Jan. 10, 1931
Dawson
Terrell County
Georgia, USA

Born in Ocalla, Marion, Fl, Son of George E (Eaton) B B Roberts and Mary Carolyn Virginia Cannon married Meriwether Co Ga to Fl, then Terrell Co Ga. Grandson of Jesse Roberts and Mary Fitzgerald-married Columbia Co Ga lived Meriwether and Marion Co Fl."Sim" first married Susannah Alma "Susie" Knighton and had 9 children. After her death he married his Brother's wife's sister-Rebecca Elizabeth Judson Causey and had 6 sons. Sim was a postman in Dawson all his working career.He was a prison guard at Andersonville as a young teen, and served until the end of the war.1864-Simeon Helvingston Roberts-Co. E. 7th Ga. 1864-1865 per Andersonville-Private Georgia reserves Regiment 1 Company C Discharged Physical Disability Originally enlisted Co. E Feb. 1864 "I Simeon Halvingston Roberts joined the Confederate Army in Feb. 1864, by attaching to Co E Georgia Reserve then stationed at Andersonville Ga. I remained there until the latter part of Jun 1864. I was then ordered before a Medical board and they gave me a discharge. I scarcely got home before I was ordered to report at Albany Ga before another medical, and they also gave me a discharge from the Confederate Service. In Jun 1865, we then organized a company at Dawson Ga composed of old men and young boys, we were then attached to a Battalion name of Fannen from Troup Co Ga., our Captain's name was Simmonson from North Ga. Some of my comrades were George Christie of Terrell Co., G B Stevens of Terrell Co, Taylor Tate, Taylor Johnson and J R Kelley. Mr. Kelley is now at Perry, Fl and all the rest have gone to the "Great Beyond". I was sent from Albany, Ga to Thomasville Ga and remained there until the close of the war and was mustered out. Georgia Veterans Bios of Men and Women that served during "War Time"
 
 
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 Parents:
  George E B B Roberts (1820 - 1908)
  Mary Carolyn Virginia Cannon Roberts (1826 - 1895)
 
 Spouses:
  Susannah Alma Knighton Roberts (1851 - 1887)
  Rebecca Elizabeth Judson Causey Roberts (1859 - 1925)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Virginia Roberts Odom (1869 - 1951)*
  Catherine Alma "Katie" Roberts Horsley (1870 - 1951)*
  James Augustus Roberts (1874 - 1944)*
  Oscar Elmo Roberts (1877 - 1942)*
  Simeon H. Roberts (1880 - 1942)*
  Dean Aven Roberts (1890 - 1961)*
  James Griggs Roberts (1901 - 1981)*
 
 Siblings:
  Simeon Halvenston Roberts (1847 - 1931)
  Joshua Cannon Roberts (1848 - 1925)*
  James Irby Roberts (1850 - 1920)*
  Sarah Fort Roberts Murdock (1855 - 1915)*
  Augusta Pittman Roberts (1857 - 1933)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: CSA
 
Burial:
New Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery
Graves
Terrell County
Georgia, USA
Plot: middle front
 
Created by: Gerry Hill
Record added: Oct 31, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31037487
Simeon Halvenston Roberts
Added by: Gerry Hill
 
Simeon Halvenston Roberts
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