Theodore Roberts
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George Edwards Theodore Goodridge Roberts (1877 - 1953)

George Edwards Theodore Goodridge (Theodore) Roberts
Born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canadamap
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Died in Digby, Nova Scotia, Canadamap
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Theodore Roberts was a Canadian author. He published thirty-four novels and numerous poems and short stories.

Born in 1877 in Fredericton, New Brunswick, he was the son of Anglican clergyman George Goodrich Roberts and Emma Wetmore Bliss, the brother of poet Charles G.D. Roberts, and the father of artist Goodridge Roberts.

He married Frances Seymour Allen in 1903;[1] they had three children that survived infancy.[2]

During World War I, he signed up as a lieutenant with the 12th Canadian Infantry Battalion. In the summer of 1915, he was transferred to the Canadian War Records Office and was promoted to captain the following year.

He died in Digby, Nova Scotia, in 1953.[3]


  1. "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 March 2018), George E Theodore Roberts and Seymore Allen, 28 Nov 1903; citing , Albert, New Brunswick, Canada, p. , Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton; FHL microfilm 2,024,712.
  2. "Recensement du Canada de 1911," database, FamilySearch ( : 16 March 2018), George E T Roberts, 1911; citing Census, Sunbury and Queens Sub-Districts 1-24, New Brunswick, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,678.
  3. "Nova Scotia Vital Records, 1763-1957," database, FamilySearch ( : 8 December 2014), Theodore G. Roberts, 1953, Death; citing p. 1623, volume 1953, Digby, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada; Nova Scotia Archives, Halifax.

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