Edward Roberts

Male18 March 1740–5 August 1822

Brief Life History of Edward

When Edward Roberts was born on 18 March 1740, in Northampton, Virginia, United States, his father, Elijah Roberts, was 34 and his mother, Sarah Mullens, was 32. He married Sarah Mc Vey on 28 May 1764. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 5 August 1822, at the age of 82.

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Edward Roberts
1740–1822
Sarah Mc Vey
1742–1821
Marriage: 28 May 1764
Daniel Roberts
1765–1846

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  • Marriage
    28 May 1764
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (7)

    1758 · Mount Vernon

    Age 18

    Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.

    1776

    Age 36

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

    Age 40

    On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the personal name Robert , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This surname is also occasionally borne by Jews, presumably as an Americanized form of some similar (like-sounding) Jewish surname.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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