Martha Jane Roberts

2 December 1909–21 January 1964 (Age 54)
Gordonville, Grayson, Texas, United States

The Life of Martha Jane

When Martha Jane Roberts was born on 2 December 1909, in Gordonville, Grayson, Texas, United States, her father, Francis Marion Roberts, was 36 and her mother, Cora Hilda Pridmore, was 28. She married Noah Noal Welch on 18 October 1925, in Gainesville, Cooke, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 7, Grayson, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 21 January 1964, at the age of 54, and was buried in Denton, Denton, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Noah Noal Welch
Martha Jane Roberts
Marriage: 18 October 1925
Jonnie Martha Welch
Jackie Leverton Welch
Billie Burgess Welch
Jimmie Wayne Welch

Spouse and Children

18 October 1925
Gainesville, Cooke, Texas, United States



    Jackie Leverton Welch


    Billie Burgess Welch


    Jimmie Wayne Welch


Parents and Siblings

    Francis Marion Roberts


    Cora Hilda Pridmore




    Earle Roberts



    Hubert Howard Roberts


    Gilbert Roberts



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 5

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 18

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Martha Welch in household of N N Welch, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Martha Robards in household of F M Robards, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Martha J Roberts in household of Francis M Roberts, "United States Census, 1910"

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