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John H Roberts (1826 - 1873)

John H [uncertain] Roberts
Born in Walesmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Blaendyffryn, Monroe, Wisconsinmap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Aug 2014
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Biography

John was born 31 October 1826 in Wales to Robert and Sarah (Williams) Roberts. By the middle of the 19th Century John immigrated to the United States and settled in a Welsh speaking community named Blaen Dyffryn in LaCrosse County, Wisconsin (now Monroe County).[1] There he married Sarah Williams. Their family, all born at Blaen Dyffryn included:

  • Robert R. Roberts b. 10 June 1856 d. 10 April 1914
  • Eleanor (Nell) Roberts b. 10 February 1858 d. 17 October 1939
  • Stephen J. Roberts b. 15 March 1860 d. 31 December 1934
  • Sarah Roberts b. 10 July 1862 d. 17 October 1937
  • William Roberts b. 10 September 1864 d. November 1918
  • Margaret (Maggie) Roberts b. 21 March 1867 d. 3 June 1946
  • Ann Roberts b. 11 February 1869 d. 21 December 1949
  • John H. Roberts b. 7 April 1871 d. 9 January 1856
  • Leona Keeler (adopted)
  • Blanche Keeler (adopted)

He died 14 April, 1873. [1] The genealogy done by Virginia Drew places his death in Blaen Dyffryn. He is shown living in Monroe County with his family in the 1860 and 1870 Censuses. [2] [3] Both Censuses identify John Roberts as Welsh. His father Robert is shown living in his household at the 1870 Census and was clearly part of a family migration.

John is buried in Sparta, Wisconsin. [4]


Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Virginia D. Watson. (1980) The Family of Stephen and Margaret Jones: a Personal Perspective
  2. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MW9J-91S : 12 December 2017), John Roberts, 1860.
  3. "United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MN9B-JHS : 12 June 2019), John H Roberts, 1870.
  4. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVL6-K6M8 : 13 December 2015), John H. Roberts, ; Burial, Sparta, Monroe, Wisconsin, United States of America, Mound Prairie Cemetery; citing record ID 88616903, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.


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