Mary Francis Roberts

1859–Female
Platte Township, Andrew, Missouri, United States

The Life of Mary Francis

When Mary Francis Roberts was born in 1859, in Platte Township, Andrew, Missouri, United States, her father, John L Roberts, was 35 and her mother, Mary Ann Roberts, was 35.

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Family Time Line

John L Roberts
1824–1894
Mary Ann Roberts
1824–1904
Sidney Roberts
1845–1876
Martha E Roberts
1855–1919
William Martin Roberts
1847–1927
Amanda A. Roberts
1849–
Columbus Lewis Roberts
1853–
Susan Catherine Roberts
1856–1941
Mary Francis Roberts
1859–
John D Roberts
1860–
George B Roberts
1864–
James A Roberts
1868–
Alice Ann Roberts
1872–1963

Parents and Siblings

    John L Roberts

    Male1824–1894Male

    Female1824–1904Female

siblings

(11)

    Sidney Roberts

    Male1845–1876Male

    William Martin Roberts

    Male1847–1927Male

    Female1849–Female

    Columbus Lewis Roberts

    Male1853–Male

    Female1855–1919Female

+6 More Children

World Events (3)

1860

Age 1

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1863

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 4

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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 (2)

  • M F Roberts in household of Edward Dorsey, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary F Roberts in household of John L Roberts, "United States Census, 1870"

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