James Wesley "Buck" Roberts

Male1922–10 August 2000

Brief Life History of James Wesley "Buck"

When James Wesley "Buck" Roberts was born in 1922, in Henry, Kentucky, United States, his father, John Wesley "Jaky" Roberts, was 54 and his mother, Martha Henderson, was 34. He married Beatrice Beverly on 12 June 1945. He lived in Magisterial District 6, Henry, Kentucky, United States in 1930. He died on 10 August 2000, at the age of 78, and was buried in Pleasureville, Henry, Kentucky, United States.

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James Wesley "Buck" Roberts
Beatrice Beverly
Marriage: 12 June 1945

Sources (3)

  • James W Roberts in household of John W Roberts, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James Wesley Roberts, "Find A Grave Index"
  • J W Roberts, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

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  • Marriage
    12 June 1945
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 1

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

    Age 4

    In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

    1944 · The G.I Bill

    Age 22

    The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

    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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