William James Roberts

1819–
Kentucky, United States

The Life of William James

When William James Roberts was born in 1819, in Kentucky, United States, his father, John D Roberts, was 17 and his mother, Margaret Ann Duncan, was 22. He married Julia Ann Clark in 1842, in Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

William James Roberts
1819–
Julia Ann Clark
1824–1888
Marriage: 1842
John D Roberts
1843–1873
Mary Margaret Roberts
1847–
Sarah Jane Roberts
1845–1870
Elizabeth J Roberts
1850–1908
Martha Catherine Roberts
1851–1932
Julia Francis Roberts
1854–1885
Sarah Elizabeth Roberts
1855–1886
Laura B Roberts
1856–
Elizabeth A Roberts
1860–1909
William James Roberts
1862–
Charlotte S. Roberts
1866–1941

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1842
Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States
children

(11)

    John D Roberts

    Male1843–1873Male

    Sarah Jane Roberts

    Female1845–1870Female

    Mary Margaret Roberts

    Female1847–Female

    Elizabeth J Roberts

    Female1850–1908Female

    Martha Catherine Roberts

    Female1851–1932Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John D Roberts

    Male1802–1884Male

    Margaret Ann Duncan

    Female1797–1875Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 0

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1821

Age 2

Missouri is the 24th state
1860

Age 41

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

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)

  • William J Roberts, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Wm Roberts, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William J Roberts, "United States Census, 1850"

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