Cordelia "Addie" Roberts

16 June 1894–16 February 1987 (Age 92)
Grayson, Virginia, United States

The Life of Cordelia "Addie"

Cordelia "Addie" Roberts was born on 16 June 1894, in Grayson, Virginia, United States as the daughter of John C Roberts and Sarah A Sprinkle. She lived in Wilson Creek, Grayson, Virginia, United States in 1930 and Marion Magisterial District, Smyth, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 16 February 1987, in Marion, Smyth, Virginia, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Flat Ridge, Grayson, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bowman William Long
1889–1959
Cordelia "Addie" Roberts
1894–1987
Della Kathleen Long
1915–2000
Ruth Ross
1918–1986
Mamie R Long
1919–2010
Rex Preston Long, Sr.
1925–1996

Spouse and Children

children

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Parents and Siblings

    John C Roberts

    MaleMale

    Sarah A Sprinkle

    Female1864–1942Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

Age 5

On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 25

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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)

  • Ettie Long in household of Bowman Long, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Addie Long in household of Baman W Long, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Addie Long in household of Bowman Long, "United States Census, 1920"

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