John Roberts

16 March 1849–3 December 1923 (Age 74)
Eglwys Fach, Denbighshire, Wales

The Life Summary of John

When John Roberts was born on 16 March 1849, in Eglwys Fach, Denbighshire, Wales, his father, Hugh Roberts, was 46 and his mother, Mary Owens, was 42. He married Eliza Marie Sorensen on 9 July 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 3 December 1923, in Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Liberty, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Roberts
Fanny Lazell Aiken
Marriage: 7 April 1881
Benjamin Roberts
Thomas Roberts
Aquilla Roberts
David Roberts
Griffith Roberts
Reuben Roberts
Harper Roberts
Lazell Roberts
Loretta Roberts
Leonard Roberts
Delbert Roberts
Della Roberts
Llewellyn Roberts

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 April 1881Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 14
    Historical Boundaries 1863: Idaho, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Boise, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Boise, Idaho Territory, United States 1863: Owyee, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Oneida, Idaho, Territory, United States 1875: Bear Lake, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bear Lake, Idaho, United States
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 21
    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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    History of Lars Christian Sorensen and Family

    A Brief Biographical Sketch and Incidents in the Life of Lars Christian Sorensen and Family (By his son Andrew Philip Sorensen, written 1937) He was born the 9th of May 1816, at Soilberg, Hjoring, D …

    Sources (108)

    • John Roberts in household of Hugh Roberts, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • John Roberts in entry for William Joseph Lewis and Elsie Roberts, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • John Roberts in entry for Fannie L. Roberts, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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