Rev. Charles Ellsworth Roberts

6 September 1893–26 October 1969 (Age 76)
Paulding, Ohio, United States

The Life of Charles Ellsworth

When Rev. Charles Ellsworth Roberts was born on 6 September 1893, in Paulding, Ohio, United States, his father, Louis Ellsworth Roberts, was 22 and his mother, Errena Hulda Davidson, was 18. He married Cecil Magnolia Billings on 17 July 1915. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Harrison Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Summit Township, Jackson, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 26 October 1969, in Decatur, Adams, Indiana, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Melrose, Brown Township, Paulding, Ohio, United States.

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Rev. Charles Ellsworth Roberts
Cecil Magnolia Billings
Marriage: 17 July 1915
Renaldo L. "Jack" Roberts
Fernonda Olive (Fern) Roberts
James R Roberts
David E Roberts

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17 July 1915


    Renaldo L. "Jack" Roberts


    Fernonda Olive (Fern) Roberts




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 10

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 20

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

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)

  • Charles C Roberts, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charles Roberts, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charley Roberts in household of Scott Firestone, "United States Census, 1910"

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