Sarah Ellen Spoon

3 August 1886–1 August 1944 (Age 57)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Sarah Ellen

When Sarah Ellen Spoon was born on 3 August 1886, in Tennessee, United States, her father, William Riley SPOON, was 38 and her mother, Lucinda Ellen JONES, was 25. She married Robert Walter Roberson Sr. on 12 August 1902, in Granbury, Hood, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Hood, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 1, Hood, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 1 August 1944, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Hood, Texas, United States.

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Robert Walter Roberson Sr.
Sarah Ellen Spoon
Marriage: 12 August 1902
Della Edna Roberson
Edith May Roberson
Ethel Augusta Roberson
Willie Eleanor Roberson
Walter R Roberson
Juanita "Nita" Roberson
Anes Elmer Roberson
James Edgar Roberson
Refford Hurmond Roberson
Margaret Evelyn Roberson

Spouse and Children

12 August 1902
Granbury, Hood, Texas, United States


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Riley SPOON


    Lucinda Ellen JONES




    James E. Spoon


    Minnie L Spoon



    Lucy Alice Spoon



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 8

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 16

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: unexplained.2 English: apparently a metonymic occupational name either for a maker of roofing shingles or spoons, from Old English spōn ‘chip’, ‘splinter’ ( see also Spooner ).3 Possibly an Anglicized or Americanized form of German Spohn ( see Spahn ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Ellen S Roberson in household of Robert W Roberson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ellen Robertson in household of Walter Robertson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sarah E Robertson in household of Walter M Robertson, "United States Census, 1940"

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