Catharine Roberts

1877–
Texas, United States

The Life of Catharine

When Catharine Roberts was born in 1877, in Texas, United States, her father, Asa Roberts, was 47 and her mother, Sarah Griffith, was 43. She lived in Justice Precinct 4, San Saba, Texas, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Asa Roberts
1830–
Sarah Griffith
1834–
Annie Roberts
1866–
Nancy Roberts
–1950
Martha Matilda Roberts
1870–1926
Mary Roberts
1874–
Arazona Roberts
1876–
Catharine Roberts
1877–

Parents and Siblings

    Asa Roberts

    Male1830–Male

    Sarah Griffith

    Female1834–Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 4

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

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 (1)

  • Catharine Roberts in household of Asa Roberts, "United States Census, 1880"

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