John Taylor Roberts

4 November 1873–30 September 1953 (Age 79)
Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of John Taylor

When John Taylor Roberts was born on 4 November 1873, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, John Roberts Jr, was 24 and his mother, Alice Ann Taylor, was 18. He married Ada Sybil Cook on 3 June 1903, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. He lived in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States for about 5 years and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 1 years. He died on 30 September 1953, in Downey, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Taylor Roberts
Ada Sybil Cook
Marriage: 3 June 1903
Ada Alice Roberts
Marvin John Roberts
Lillian Myrle Roberts
Evelyn Roberts
Florence Roberts
Fay Roberts
Nola Roberts

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 June 1903Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 2
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
    1877 · Brigham Young's Last Public Sermon
    Age 4
    In 1877, Brigham Young gave his last public sermon in Brigham City.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 23
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    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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    John Taylor Roberts

    I don't have any direct stories about Grandpa since I did not know him personally, he having passed away when I was a toddler. However, my mother and her sisters always referred to Grandpa as their sw …

    Sources (38)

    • John T Roberts in entry for Ada Roberts Woodland, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • John T Roberts, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • John T Roberts in entry for Richard Walter Johnson and Nola Roberts, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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