Edward Roberts

Male7 April 1816–15 February 1896

Brief Life History of Edward

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.

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Edward Roberts
Susannah Fallis
Marriage: 13 March 1837
Rebecca Roberts
David F. Roberts
Nancy Ann Roberts
Isabella Roberts
Simeon S Roberts
John William Roberts
Eliza Ann Roberts
Sarah Martha Roberts

Sources (12)

  • Edward Roberts, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Edward Roberts, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Edward Charles Edward Roberts, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 March 1837Switzerland, Indiana, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Historical Boundaries 1817: Switzerland, Indiana, United States

    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: 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.

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

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