Sylvia Roberts

Female15 September 1904–1907

Brief Life History of Sylvia

When Sylvia Roberts was born on 15 September 1904, in Mercer, West Virginia, United States, her father, Walter Lee Roberts, was 29 and her mother, Mary Ellen Angle, was 20. She died in 1907, at the age of 3.

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Family Time Line

Walter Lee Roberts
Mary Ellen Angle
Myrtle Roberts
Claude Basil Roberts
Sylvia Roberts
Dazie Roberts
Hazel Rewie Roberts
Amy Lee Roberts
Marie G Roberts
Freeman Frear Roberts
Donald R Roberts
Roy Roberts

Sources (4)

  • Picture her mother kept as a reminder
  • Sylvia
  • Silvia Roberts

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (10)

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World Events (3)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 2

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

1906 · The FDA is Created

Age 2

The Food and Drug Administration is a U.S. agency that is responsible for protecting and promoting health to the public. By overseeing the control and supervision of all food and drug products sold throughout the United States and some Foreign countries.

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


Silvas picture hung over my grandmother's bed till the day she passed away.silva died at 3yrs old of pneumonia. My great grandmother Mary Ellen Roberts Silvia's mother also had a picture of an angel h …

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