Arthur Samuel Roberts

13 June 1859–31 January 1924 (Age 64)
Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Arthur Samuel

When Arthur Samuel Roberts was born on 13 June 1859, in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel Roberts, was 28 and his mother, Mary Peat, was 29. He married Martha Elizabeth Reese on 5 January 1882, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He immigrated to New York, United States in 1866 and lived in Star Valley, Uinta, Wyoming, United States in 1900 and Afton, Uinta, Wyoming, United States in 1910. He died on 31 January 1924, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Samuel Roberts
Martha Elizabeth Reese
Marriage: 5 January 1882
Arthur Roberts
Martha Elizabeth Roberts
Kate Roberts
Mary Roberts
Homa Reese Roberts
Gean Valeria Roberts
Samuel Edward Roberts
Gussie Thelma Roberts
Gwen Roberts

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 January 1882Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1865 · The Union Roller Mill
    Age 6
    The Union Roller Mill was built to help grind the grain that was harvested in the Cache Valley and the other surrounding areas. It was later renamed the Thatcher Milling & Elevator Company and the old millstones were discarded.
    1877 · Logan's First Stake is Formed
    Age 18
    Eighteen years after the first ward was established and the population of the valley increased exponentially, the first Stake was established.

    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 …

    Sources (43)

    • Arthur Roberts in household of Samuel Roberts, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Arthur Roberts in entry for Victor E Bjorkman and Gussie Thelma Roberts, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Arthur Roberts in entry for Martha Elizabeth Reese Roberts, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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