Joseph Andrew Roberts

14 March 1851–20 October 1937 (Age 86)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Joseph Andrew

When Joseph Andrew Roberts was born on 14 March 1851, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Andrew James Carroll ROBERTS, was 33 and his mother, Lucretia Ann LAWSON, was 32. He married Mary Elizabeth James on 1 February 1874, in Boone, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Washington, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and Olvey, Boone, Arkansas, United States in 1930. He died on 20 October 1937, in Boone, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Starkey Cemetery, Bellefonte, Boone, Arkansas, United States.

Photos & Memories (1)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Joseph Andrew Roberts
1851–1937
Mary Elizabeth James
1851–1921
Marriage: 1 February 1874
Nancy F Roberts
1874–1949
William Bartley Roberts
1876–1956
Loren Lee Roberts
1877–1952
Mary Elsie Roberts
1879–1950
Dorothy Elizabeth Loucretia Roberts
1882–1966
Helen Catherine Roberts
1885–1974
Egbert Matthew Roberts
1887–1967
Martha Ava Roberts
1889–1890
Eula Ann Roberts
1891–1956

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 February 1874
Boone, Arkansas, United States
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Melissa Ann ROBERTS

    Female1840–1896Female

    William Bartley Roberts

    Male1842–Male

    Mary Elizabeth Roberts

    Female1844–1921Female

    Female1846–1925Female

    Sarah Jane Roberts

    Female1848–1877Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1861

Age 10

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 11

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 27

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

Name Meaning

Rodor-beorht, from rodor, heavens, and beorht, bright, and "s" for sun, son, meaning son of the heavenly bright

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joseph A Roberts, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joseph A Roberts, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joseph A Roberts, "United States Census, 1930"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.