William Roberts

7 September 1797–
Grantham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Roberts was born on 7 September 1797, in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Roberts, was 22 and his mother, Hannah Myers, was 17. He married MARY GODDARD on 15 March 1817, in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William Roberts
1797–
MARY GODDARD
1798–
Marriage: 15 March 1817

Spouse and Children

    Male1797–Male

    MARY GODDARD

    Female1798–Female

MARRIAGE
15 March 1817
Grantham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 4

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

Age 18

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1830

Age 33

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

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.

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Sources (3)

  • William Roberts, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"
  • William Roberts, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"
  • William Roberts, "United Kingdom, Merchant Navy Seamen Records, 1835-1941"

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