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William B Roberts (abt. 1860)

William B Roberts
Born about in Chestnut Mound, Tennessee, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Ancestors ancestors
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 1 Sep 2017
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It is believed that:

Are in fact the children of MIlton's brother Matlock Jr. Almarinda Claimed them in the Civil War Pension file. We have also found other evidence they are Matlock Jr's.


The early years

William B Roberts was born about 1860, likely in Chestnut Mound, Tennessee to Milton Roberts and Mary Gillihan

He would be one of several siblings:

Family life

Throughout the years

In 1870[1] they were living in Smith, Tennessee in District 11. In the home were Milton 43, Mary 45, Amanda 19, Miles 18, Nancy 16, Thursa 13, Washing 11, William 9, Jsp 7, Sherman 5, John 3, Mary 11 months.

In 1880[2] they are living in District 11, Smith, Tennessee and Milton is a farmer. In the home are Milton 52, Mary 54, William 20, Joseph 18, Sherman 16, John B 14, Mary J 10 as well as his grandmother Arana Gillihan 72.



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Year: 1870; Census Place: District 11, Smith, Tennessee; Roll: M593_1564; Page: 116A; Family History Library Film: 553063
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Year: 1880; Census Place: District 11, Smith, Tennessee; Roll: 1280; Family History Film: 1255280; Page: 90A; Enumeration District: 119

Research Notes

I would like to thank Kim for her assistance with the original information for this line.

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