Ezekiel Mason Roberts

19 December 1839–30 August 1907 (Age 67)
Flowery Branch, Hall, Georgia, United States

The Life of Ezekiel Mason

When Ezekiel Mason Roberts was born on 19 December 1839, in Flowery Branch, Hall, Georgia, United States, his father, James Roberts, was 39 and his mother, Sarah Mason, was 33. He married Mary Ann Elizabeth McAfee on 13 June 1865, in Forsyth, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in District 1116, Hart, Georgia, United States in 1850 and Georgia, United States in 1870. He died on 30 August 1907, in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Oakland Cemetery, Cabbage Town, Fulton, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ezekiel Mason Roberts
Mary Ann Elizabeth McAfee
Marriage: 13 June 1865
Margaret E. Roberts
Mary Elizabeth Roberts
Charles Mason Roberts
Sarah Lily Roberts
William Wesley Roberts

Spouse and Children

13 June 1865
Forsyth, Georgia, United States



    Mary Elizabeth Roberts


    Charles Mason Roberts


    Sarah Lily Roberts


    William Wesley Roberts


Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 22

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

Age 24

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

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)

  • E M Roberts in household of James Roberts, "United States Census, 1850"
  • E M Roberts, "United States Census, 1880"
  • E M Roberts, "United States Census, 1870"

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