When Edward Roberts was born on 7 April 1816, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Edward Roberts, was 41 and his mother, Rosy Stewart, was 38. He married Susannah 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, Lawrenceburg Township, Dearborn, Indiana, United States in 1880. He died on 15 February 1896, in Milton, Washington Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States, at the age of 79.
English: from the personal name Robert , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This surname is also occasionally borne by Jews, presumably as an Americanized form of some similar (like-sounding) Jewish surname.