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Benjamin Franklin (Roberts) Robert (1859 - 1939)

Benjamin Franklin Robert formerly Roberts
Born in Washington, Louisiana, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Son of [uncertain] and [uncertain]
Husband of — married 8 Jan 1891 in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana, United Statesmap
[children unknown]
Died at age 80 in Rapides, Rapides, Louisiana, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 20 Aug 2009
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NOTE: a marriage record found for a man with the same name who married a woman also named Lelie Pitre has a different set of parents than what is currently on this profile.


ROBERT, Benjamin Franklin (Georges Samuel & Maraiah HURON) m. 8 Jan. 1891 Lelia PITRE (Opel. Ch.: v. 3, p. 87)
ROBERT, Benjamin Franklin (George Samuel & Meraiah HERRON) m. 6 Jan. 1891 Lelie PITRE (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Mar. # 23431)[1]


ROBERT, Marie Lillian (B. F. & Lillian PITRE) b. 1 Nov. 1891 (Wash. Ch.: v. 2, p. 125)

ROBERT, Beatrice Alice (Benjamin F. & Lelia PITRE) b. 22 Feb. 1893 (Opel. Ch.: v. 7, p. 248) ROBERT, May Belle Louise (Benjamin & Lelia PITRE) b. 17 March 1894 (Opel. Ch.: v.7, p.280)


  1. "Southwest Louisiana Records", Rev. Donald Joseph Hebert, Volumes 1-30 digitized on CD; Claitor’s Publishing Division, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  • 1860 United States Census, database with images, (FamilySearch: 18 January 2019, amb), Benjamin Roberts in entry for Isaac Roberts, Ward 4, Washington, Louisiana, 1860.
  • "Louisiana, Parish Marriages, 1837-1957", database with images, (FamilySearch: accessed 17 January 2016), Benjamin Franklin Roberts and Lelie Pitre, 1891.
  • Find A Grave: Memorial #113044711 for Benjamin Franklin Roberts

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Is the F-A-G link to the correct person? The dates in your profile are different.
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