Priscilla E Roberts

Female11 May 1853–31 December 1921

Brief Life History of Priscilla E

When Priscilla E Roberts was born on 11 May 1853, in Madison, North Carolina, United States, her father, Rev Evan Roberts, was 38 and her mother, Isabella C Goforth, was 26. She married James A. Worley in 1873, in Madison, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Hot Springs Township, Madison, North Carolina, United States in 1880 and Township 12 Big Pine Creek, Madison, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years. She died on 31 December 1921, in Big Pine, Madison, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Ailer Worley Cemetery, Big Pine, Madison, North Carolina, United States.

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James A. Worley
Priscilla E Roberts
Marriage: 1873
Harriet Isabell Worley
Mary Jane Worley
Julina Priscilla Worley
William H. Worley
George Jackson Worley
John Cleveland Worley
Arthur Elmore Worley
Stephen Hartford Worley
Pearl A Worley

Sources (36)

  • Arissa Roberts in household of Roberts, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mrs. Priscilla Worley - Government record: birth-name: Mrs. Proiscilla Worley
  • Prissilla Roberts, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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  • Marriage
    1873Madison, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (8)

    1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

    Age 9

    On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.


    Age 10

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 19

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    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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