Nathaniel Roberts

9 July 1735–19 May 1802 (Age 66)
Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Nathaniel

When Nathaniel Roberts was born on 9 July 1735, in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, his father, Nathaniel Roberts, was 24 and his mother, Mehitable Brainerd, was 25. He married Mabel Gilbert on 25 December 1760. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. He died on 19 May 1802, in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Old Farm Hill Cemetery, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.

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Nathaniel Roberts
Mabel Gilbert
Marriage: 25 December 1760
Elijah 2nd Roberts
Mabel Robberts
"Child" Roberts
Nathaniel Robberts
Azubah Roberts
Lucy Ann Robberts
Anna Roberts
Sarah Roberts
Anne Roberts
Hulda Roberts
Eleazar Roberts
Lydia Robberts

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25 December 1760
Middletown,, Ohio, USA


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World Events (4)


Age 41

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 46

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 52

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

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)

  • Nathll or Nathaniell in entry for Eleazer Robberds, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Nathaniel Roberts, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Nathaniell in entry for Anna Robberds, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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