George Roberts
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George Campbell Roberts (1880 - 1940)

Captain George Campbell Roberts
Born in Harbour Island, Eleuthera, Bahamasmap
Husband of — married 10 Sep 1902 in Harbour Island, Eleuthera, Bahamasmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Nassau, New Providence, Bahamasmap
Profile last modified | Created 24 Sep 2014
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George Roberts is part of a Bahamian family.

Biography

George Campbell Roberts was born November 29, 1880 in Harbour Island, Bahamas to William Roberts (merchant) and Maria Elizabeth Johnson.[1]

George married Nellie Maud Kelly, daughter of Gilbert Kelly and Eliza Ann Kemp Kelly of Harbour Island, in the Wesleyan Methodist Church, Harbour Island on September 10th 1902. Their wedding certificate was witnessed by Harvey B. Roberts and Annie Felecia Higgs.[2]

He was a mariner when his son George William Kelly Roberts was born on July 19th 1906. George advanced to Captain[3] and was eventually Nassau's Harbour Master. He was Port Officer at his death on May 10th, 1940 in St. Anne's Parish, New Providence, Bahamas.[4]

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Sources

  1. [Birth Records], Bahamas, p. 136. LDS Family Search
  2. Marriage records, Bahamas, LDS Family Search
  3. Bahamas Handbook & Businessman's Annual, 1960
  4. [Death Records], Bahamas, LDS Family Search

"Bahamas Births, 1850-1891," (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL9F-BHT : 9 March 2018), Maria Johnson Roberts in entry for George C. Roberts, 29 Nov 1880; citing District of Dunmore Town H. Island, Bahamas, reference item 23 p 136.

New York, Passenger and Crew Lists (including Castle Garden and Ellis Island), 1820-1957 for George C Roberts, Roll T715, 1897-1957,1001-2000, Roll 1771.

The Key West Citizen, Key West, Florida 10 May 1940.



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