Geneva Myrtle Roberts

31 March 1908–1 January 1998 (Age 89)
Chesterfield, Bannock, Idaho, United States

The Life of Geneva Myrtle

When Geneva Myrtle Roberts was born on 31 March 1908, in Chesterfield, Bannock, Idaho, United States, her father, William Samuel Roberts, was 46 and her mother, Mary Jane Pritchett, was 38. She married Roy Benjamin Bowers on 13 October 1921, in Gilmer, Upshur, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Upshur, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 1 January 1998, in Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Mesa Cemetery, Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roy Benjamin Bowers
Geneva Myrtle Roberts
Marriage: 13 October 1921
Melva Ruth Bowers

Spouse and Children

13 October 1921
Gilmer, Upshur, Texas, United States


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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1919 · Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple Announced

Age 11

The Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple was announced on October 3, 1919. Don Carlos Young and Ramm Hansen were chosen to design the temple. The Mesa, Arizona temple was the first temple to be built in Arizona.

Age 24

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Robert . This surname is very frequent in Wales and west central England. It is also occasionally borne by Jews, presumably as an Americanized form of a like-sounding Jewish surname.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Geneva M Roberts in household of Dansie D Arrington, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Myrtle G Roberts in household of Wm S Roberts, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Geneva N Bowers in household of Roy B Bowers, "United States Census, 1930"

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