Arthur William Roberts

Male3 May 1899–7 March 1986

Brief Life History of Arthur William

When Arthur William Roberts was born on 3 May 1899, in Wayne, Michigan, United States, his father, John Roberts, was 45 and his mother, Margaret, was 21. He died on 7 March 1986, in Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

John Roberts
1854–
Margaret
1878–
John Roberts
1891–
Lizzie Roberts
1894–
Arthur William Roberts
1899–1986
Rose Roberts
1902–

Sources (1)

  • Arthur Roberts in household of John Roberts, "United States Census, 1910"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (4)

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 4

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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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