Fred Roberts

13 September 1897–11 May 1960 (Age 62)
Freeborn, Minnesota, United States

The Life Summary of Fred

Fred Roberts was born on 13 September 1897, in Freeborn, Minnesota, United States. He married Bertha Carolina Yost on 14 April 1919, in Freeborn, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Nunda Township, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. He died on 11 May 1960, in Freeborn, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 62.

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Fred Roberts
Bertha Carolina Yost
Marriage: 14 April 1919
Walter Ernest Roberts

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 April 1919Freeborn, Minnesota, United States
  • Children


    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 1
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1898 · The Kensington Runestone
    Age 1
    A Swedish man, Olof Ohman, was farming on his land when he came across a 202-pound rock slab that had strange writing on it. Convinced it was proof that Scandinavian explorers came to that area before Columbus found the Americas, he had it looked at by scholars and linguists to find its translation. There has been a drawn-out debate on the stone's authenticity, with a scholarly consensus that classifies it as a hoax and the community which is convinced that it is authentic.
    1914 · The Man With The First Air Conditioned Home
    Age 17
    Charles Gates was the first person in the United States to install air conditioning in his home. Funny thing was, Gates died a year before it was installed.

    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 (2)

    • Fred Roberts, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Fred Roberts, "United States Census, 1930"

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