Phineas Roberts

1782–1836 (Age 53)
Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Phineas

When Phineas Roberts was born on 16 August 1782, in Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Freeman Roberds, was 52 and his mother, Martha Runyon, was 42. He married Sarah Addington on 6 November 1806, in Warren, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 21 May 1836, in Wayne, Indiana, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Chester, Wayne, Indiana, United States.

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Phineas Roberts
Sarah Addington
Marriage: 6 November 1806
Martha Roberts
John Roberts
Elijah Roberts
Elizabeth Roberts

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6 November 1806
Warren, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 1

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution

Age 5

On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 18

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Phineas Roberts, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Phineas Roberts, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Phinias Roberts, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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