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Priscilla (Johns) Roberts (1681 - 1725)

Priscilla Roberts formerly Johns
Born in Calvert Cliffs, Calvert, Marylandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 3 Dec 1703 in Anne Arundel, Marylandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Calvert Cliffs, Calvert, Marylandmap
Profile last modified | Created 31 Jan 2011
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Priscilla was a Friend (Quaker)

"Priscilla, the oldest daughter, married Robert Roberts, in 1703, the son of Hugh Roberts, of Philadelphia, from whom many of this name are descendants.

Robert Roberts was a minister in the Society, and traveled extensively in the cause of truth. He visited England with a minute from Cliffs Meeting, in 1719." [1]


Priscilla's birth was recorded by her father in Clift's Monthly Meeting Register


From Quaker Records of Southern Maryland, 1658-1800, dated 1992, by Henry C. Peden, Jr.:


Robert Roberts and Priscilla Johns -intentions to marry - 3rd day of 10th month (1st time, and 31st day of 10th month, 1703 (2nd. time).

Clifts Monthly Meeting Register: 1662-1782 (note: Calvert County, MD):


Elizabeth Roberts, dau. of Robert and Priscilla, b. 26th day of 4th month, 1705

Richard Roberts, eldest son of Robert and Priscilla, b. 21st day of 11th month, 1706/7

Priscilla Roberts, 2nd. dau. of Robert and Priscilla, b. 11th day of 12th month, 1708/9

Isaac Roberts, 2nd son of Robert and Priscilla, b. 4th day of 2nd month, 1711

Robert Roberts, 3rd son of Robert and Priscilla, 12th day of 10th month, 1712

Kensey Roberts, 4th son of Robert and Priscilla, b. 28th day of 7th month, 1714

Margaret Roberts, 3rd dau. of Robert and Priscilla, b. 23rd day of 5th month, 1716

Jane Roberts, 4th dau. of Robert and Priscilla, b. 19th day of 5th month, 1718

Robert Roberts, 5th son of Robert and Priscilla, b. 21st day of 12th month. 1720/1

From Colonial Families of the United States, Vol. I, "Roberts", pgs. 435-436:

ROBERT ROBERTS, b. in Wales, 7th November, 1673; d. 11th November, 1728; m (firstly) in Merion, Pa.,

CATHERINE JONES, d. 13th May, 1697;

m. (secondly) 3d December, 1703, PRISCILLA JOHNS, b. 21st. March, 1681-2; d. 1st. april, 1725, dau. of Ricarad and Elizabeth (KENSEY) JOHNS.


1. Hugh, d. in infancy


1. Elizabeth, b. 22nd. November, 1705; m. John Parrish

2. Richard, b. 21st November, 1706-7; m. Elizabeth Allen

3. Priscilla, b. 11th December, 1708-9

4. Isaac, b. 12th October, 1712; d. young

5. Robert, b. 12th October, 1712; d. young

6. Kensey, b. 28th July, 1714

7. Margaret, b. 23d May, 1716

8. Jane, b. 9th May, 1718

9. Robert, b. 21st. December, 1720; d. 20th May, 1722

10. Patience, b. 1st. February, 1725; m. (firstly Samuel Gray; m. (secondly) Isaac Howell


Robert Roberts, 3rd son of Robert and Priscilla, d. ____

Robert Roberts, 1st. son of Robert and Priscilla, d. 20th day of 5th month, 1722 (note: this is presumably son Richard noted in births above ??)

Priscilla Roberts, wife of Robert, d. 1st. day of 2nd. month, 1725, and same day few hours before her

death, their dau. Patience Roberts was born.

Robert Roberts, Sr., d. 11th day of 11th month ____


  1. ↑ Brown, Kirk. "A Memorial Respecting Richard Johns." Friends’ Intelligencer and Journal Philadelphia 1896. [Google Books]

Colonial Families of the USA, 1607-1775

U.S., Find a Grave Index, 1600s-Current

U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935

Web: Maryland State Archives, Index to Deaths and Burials, 1697-1800


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