Charles Edward Roberts

1816–1896 (Age 79)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Charles Edward

When Charles Edward Roberts was born on 7 April 1816, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Edward Roberts, was 41 and his mother, Rose Stewart, was 37. He married Susanna Fallis on 13 March 1837, in Switzerland, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Cotton Township, Switzerland, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Lawrenceburg, Dearborn, Indiana, United States in 1880. He died on 15 February 1896, in Milton, Wayne, Indiana, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Charles Edward Roberts
1816–1896
Susanna Fallis
1808–1866
Marriage: 13 March 1837
Rebecca Roberts
1838–
David Roberts
1840–
Nancy Roberts
1842–1915
Isabella Roberts
1844–
Simeon S Roberts
1844–1921
John William Roberts
1846–1909
Eliza A. Roberts
1849–1924
Sarah Martha Roberts
1852–1913

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 March 1837
Switzerland, Indiana, United States
children

(8)

    Rebecca Roberts

    Female1838–Female

    David Roberts

    Male1840–Male

    Nancy Roberts

    Female1842–1915Female

    Isabella Roberts

    Female1844–Female

    Simeon S Roberts

    Male1844–1921Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Roberts

    Male1775–1830Male

    Rose Stewart

    Female1779–Female

siblings

(10)

    Female1802–1884Female

    John S Roberts

    Male1805–1874Male

    Zachariah Roberts

    Male1809–Male

    Female1810–1845Female

    Mariah ROBERTS

    Female1811–1884Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 2

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

Age 9

The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.
1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 25

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Robert . This surname is very frequent in Wales and west central England. It is also occasionally borne by Jews, presumably as an Americanized form of a like-sounding Jewish surname.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Edward Roberts, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Edward Roberts, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Edward Roberts in entry for Thomas B Winkley and Sarah M Roberts, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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