Washington Bennett Roberson

Washington Bennett Roberson

Birth
Putnam County, Georgia, USA
Death 26 Mar 1899 (aged 88)
Fayetteville, Talladega County, Alabama, USA
Burial Fayetteville, Talladega County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID 6072064 · View Source
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Washington Bennett Roberson was the son of Thomas & Rebecca Cleakler Roberson. He married Rachel Vining Vardaman in March 1833 in Fayetteville, Talladega Co., AL.

They had twelve known children: John William b. Apr. 22, 1834, Melanie Ann b. Oct. 10, 1935, Pauline b. about 1837, Poliseco "Perlina" b. May 14, 1837, Rutha Ann b. Sep. 7, 1841, Thomas William b. Dec. 10, 1843, Susin Caroline b. Mar. 14, 1846, Sarah Elizabeth b. 1848, Elizabeth Jane b. 1850, Francis Joseph b. Jul. 6, 1850, Jefferson Electius Thompson b. Feb. 6, 1853, and George Washington b. Apr. 5, 1855

Two of these children have markers in this cemetery (Rutha Ann & Jefferson E.T.) and four more are believed to be buried without markers as they died young (John William, Pauline, Francis Joseph and George Washington).

1850 Talladega Co., AL Census, Fayetteville
HH 164-168, Ln 1-8, 7 Oct 1850
Roberson, Wash't B., Head, 39, M, Miller, VRE: $1500, born GA; Rachel, Wife, 37, F, born SC; Malanie, Dau., 14, F, born AL; Poliscio, Dau., 13, F, born AL; Ruth A., Dau., 10, F, born AL; Thomas W., Son, 6, M, born AL; Susan C., Dau., 4, F, born AL; Sarah A., Dau., 2, F, born AL

1860 Talladega Co., AL Census, Southern Division (Fayetteville P.O.)
HH 458-474, Ln 8-15, 28 Jun 1860, p. 65
Roberson, W.B., Head, 49, M, VRE: $5000, VPE: $2000, Proprietor of Mills, born GA; Rachel, Wife, 46, F, born GA; Ruthy A., Dau., 19, F, born AL; Thomas, Son, 17, M, born AL; Susan, Dau., 14, F, born AL; Elizabeth, Dau., 11, F, born AL; Jefferson, Son, 8, M, born AL; George, Son, 6, M, born AL



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  • Maintained by: W.D. Hosey
  • Originally Created by: Richard Robinson
  • Added: 6 Jan 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6072064
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Washington Bennett Roberson (4 Oct 1810–26 Mar 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6072064, citing Fayetteville Memorial Cemetery, Fayetteville, Talladega County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by W.D. Hosey (contributor 46850918) .