John D Roberts

10 January 1904–24 January 1989 (Age 85)
Pleasant Plains, Independence, Arkansas, United States

The Life of John D

When John D Roberts was born on 10 January 1904, in Pleasant Plains, Independence, Arkansas, United States, his father, Aaron James Roberts, was 43 and his mother, Martha M Leach, was 42. He married Ruby L Lewis about 1935. He died on 24 January 1989, in Newport, Jackson, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

John D Roberts
Ruby L Lewis
Marriage: about 1935

Spouse and Children

about 1935

Parents and Siblings

    Aaron James Roberts





World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Diamonds Found Near Murfreesboro

Age 2

In a 37- acre plowed field in  a state park in Murfreesboro, Arkansas visitors are able to go looking for diamonds. This was the site for the first diamond discovery in 1906. Through the years more than 33,100 diamonds have been found at the Crater of Diamonds. 

Age 23

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • John Roberts, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John D Roberts in household of Aaron J Roberts, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John D Roberts, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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