Walter Clifton Roberts

Male13 July 1901–27 July 1944

Brief Life History of Walter Clifton

When Walter Clifton Roberts was born on 13 July 1901, in Dahlonega, Cherokee, Georgia, United States, his father, Alfred Burton Roberts, was 51 and his mother, Sarah Adelaid Mc Gee, was 41. He married Alma Lucile Johnson on 1 November 1919, in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in District 837, Lumpkin, Georgia, United States in 1900. He died on 27 July 1944, in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in College Park Cemetery, College Park, Fulton, Georgia, United States.

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Walter Clifton Roberts
Alma Lucile Johnson
Marriage: 1 November 1919
Charles Edward Roberts
Frank Clifton Rogers
James Patton "Pat" Rogers
William "Billy" Lee Roberts

Sources (11)

  • William C Roberts, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter W Roberts, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Walter Clifton Roberts, "Georgia World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 November 1919Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (8)

    1902 · So Much Farm Land

    Age 1

    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

    1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

    Age 5

    The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.

    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

    Age 12

    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    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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