Elizabeth Roberts

about 1771–1860 (Age 89)
Fauquier, Virginia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Roberts was born about 1771, in Fauquier, Virginia, United States, her father, George Roberts, was 27 and her mother, Catherine Russell, was 32. She married Reuben Redding on 26 January 1789, in Fauquier, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 11 daughters. She died in 1860, in Shelby, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Shelby, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reuben Redding
1767–1842
Elizabeth Roberts
1771–1860
Marriage: 26 January 1789
Russell Benjamin Redding
1787–1860
William Clark Redding
1803–1870
Reuben Redding Jr
1808–1876
Huldah Redding
–1861
Nancy Redding
Juriah Redding
1789–1868
Julia Redding
1790–
Catherine Redding
1791–
Tabitha Redding
1793–1863
Juriah Redding
1795–
Mary Redding
1797–1859
Joanna Redding
1799–
Willis Redding
1801–1856
Merritt Redding
1803–1864
Juriah Redding
1805–1866
Joseph Redding
1809–
Huldah Redding
1812–1860
Elizabeth Redding
1816–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 January 1789
Fauquier, Virginia, United States
children

(18)

    Russell Benjamin Redding

    Male1787–1860Male

    Juriah Redding

    Female1789–1868Female

    Julia Redding

    Female1790–Female

    Catherine Redding

    Female1791–Female

    Tabitha Redding

    Female1793–1863Female

+13 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    George Roberts

    Male1744–1810Male

    Catherine Russell

    Female1739–1793Female

siblings

(14)

    John Roberts

    Male1763–1820Male

    Henry R. Roberts

    Male1763–Male

    John Roberts

    Male1770–1831Male

    Female1771–1860Female

    Katherine "Kitty" ROBERTS

    Female1782–1831Female

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 5

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 9

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1796 · Wilderness Road Opens to Wagons

Age 25

In 1796, the Wilderness Road opened up for wagon use. The route was used by colonial and early settlers to reach Kentucky from the East. It started in Virginia, and went southward to Tennessee and then went north to Kentucky. The main danger of this route was Native American attacks.

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)

  • Eliza Roberts, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Eliza Roberts, "Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Eliza Roberts, "Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940"

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