Amos K. Roberts

4 September 1859–7 October 1922 (Age 63)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Amos K.

When Amos K. Roberts was born on 4 September 1859, in Missouri, United States, his father, William Roberts, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth McMahan, was 36. He married Minnie Johnson on 23 May 1881, in Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Clark, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Sonora Township, Hancock, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 7 October 1922, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, at the age of 63.

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Amos K. Roberts
Minnie Johnson
Marriage: 23 May 1881
Ellis E Roberts
Bessie May Roberts
Curtis Guy Roberts
Ethel Roberts

Spouse and Children


    Minnie Johnson


23 May 1881
Hancock, Illinois, United States


    Ellis E Roberts


    Bessie May Roberts


    Curtis Guy Roberts


    Ethel Roberts


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World Events (8)


Age 1

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1861 · Simple life to Soldiers

Age 2

Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 17

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

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)

  • Amos K White in household of Wm Roberts, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Amos Roberts in household of William Roberts, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Amos Roberts, "United States Census, 1920"

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