Robert Edward Roberts

Male21 January 1856–22 March 1935

Brief Life History of Robert Edward

When Robert Edward Roberts was born on 21 January 1856, in Wales, United Kingdom, his father, John Robert Roberts, was 33 and his mother, Mary Richards, was 34. He married Emma Swan about 1878. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 22 March 1935, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Robert Edward Roberts
Emma Swan
Marriage: about 1878
Lulia Roberts
Eva Elaine Roberts Bole

Sources (20)

  • Robt E Jones in household of Jno E Jones, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Robert E Roberts, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Robert E. Roberts, "California Marriages, 1850-1945"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1878
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 7

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867

    Age 11

    The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 25

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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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