Charles Henry Roberts

5 July 1850–11 August 1933 (Age 83)
Tipton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Charles Henry

When Charles Henry Roberts was born on 5 July 1850, in Tipton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Reuben Roberts, was 30 and his mother, Catherine Smith, was 31. He married Mary Elizabeth Shelley on 17 May 1873, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He immigrated to New York County, New York, United States in 1862 and lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Bingham Canyon, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 11 August 1933, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Angelus Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Henry Roberts
1850–1933
Mary Elizabeth Shelley
1857–1910
Marriage: 17 May 1873
Reuben Arnold Roberts
1874–1904
Oliver James Roberts
1878–1947
Mary Pearl Roberts
1880–1892
Leo Shelley Roberts
1882–1892
Charlotte Rebecca Roberts
1884–1917
Sarah Maud Roberts
1886–1923
Hazel Alice Roberts
1888–1892
Catherine Clara Roberts
1891–1892
Mabel Caroline Roberts
1893–1893
Ethel Elizabeth Roberts
1894–1972

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 May 1873American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children

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    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Gas Street Lamps Installed
    Age 17
    The Los Angeles Gas Company installed 43 gas street lamps on Main Street. A lamplighter rode on horseback at dusk to light the streetlights. By 1873, 136 gas lamps had been installed in Los Angeles. 
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 22
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Robert
    Robers
    Roberds
    Robards
    Robarts

    Story Highlight

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    85 YEARS AT THE LOOM

    CHARLES HENRY ROBERTS was born in the United States of America, state of Utah, city of Lehi, on April 8, in the year 1916. We pause to celebrate his 85 years of life and the legacy he has woven for e …

    Sources (41)

    • Charles Henry Roberts in entry for Elizabeth Clare Roberts, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Charles H Roberts, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Charles H. Roberts, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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