Kate Roberts

Female25 March 1857–19 March 1902

Brief Life History of Kate

When Kate Roberts was born on 25 March 1857, in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Samuel Roberts, was 26 and her mother, Mary Peat, was 27. She married William Joseph Castleton on 25 March 1880, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She immigrated to New York, United States in 1866 and lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 19 March 1902, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Joseph Castleton
Kate Roberts
Marriage: 25 March 1880
Alice Mary Castleton
William Arthur Castleton
Hattie Mae Castleton
Frances Edith Castleton
Edna Kate Castleton
Florence Castleton
Ethel Martha Castleton
Joseph Castleton

Sources (49)

  • Kate Roberts in household of Samuel Roberts, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Kate Roberts, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Kate R Castleton, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 March 1880Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 6

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

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 6

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 13

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Roberts, Samuel, Sr. arrival in America

    The sources for this information is from the New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957. Also, "Captain Daniel Thompson, memorandum book 1, 1866." In Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company Church trains account …

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