Nathaniel Roberts

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

The Life Summary 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, in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States. 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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1760Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
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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: from the personal name Robert , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This surname is also occasionally borne by Jews, presumably as an Americanized form of some similar (like-sounding) Jewish surname.

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

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    Sources (39)

    • Nathll. Robbords in entry for Lucy Robbords, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
    • Nathanael Robberds, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"
    • Nathaniel Roberts, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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