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Lillian Elise (Spencer) Roberts (1903 - 1997)

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Lillian Elise Roberts formerly Spencer
Born in Key West, Monroe, Florida, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Key West, Monroe, Florida, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 24 Jan 2020 | Created 1 Dec 2016 | Last significant change: 24 Jan 2020
18:30: Carolyn (Atkinson) Martin edited the Biography for Lillian Elise (Spencer) Roberts (1903-1997). [Thank Carolyn for this]
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Biography

Lillian married Joseph Roberts. In 1920, they were living in Key West, Monroe, Florida. Lillian was 17 and Joseph 22, so they couldn't have been married every long.[1] By 1930, they had a house full of children:[2]

  • Joseph Roberts Head Male 33 Florida
  • Elise Roberts Wife Female 27 Florida
  • Margaret Roberts Daughter Female 9 Florida
  • Josephine Roberts Daughter Female 6 Florida
  • Virginia Roberts Daughter Female 4 Florida
  • Shirley Roberts Daughter Female 2 Florida
  • Lillian Roberts Daughter Female 0 Florida

By 1945, the family was living in Upper or Lower Metacumbe, Monroe County, Florida.[3]

Lillian and Joseph were mentioned in the obituaries of their children:

  • Josephine Henrietta Jenkins, who passed away on 03 Jan 2005 in Florida.[4]
  • Samuel Roberts (William, Willy), Florida, United States, passed away on 26 Nov 2006[5]
  • Margaret M Loucks, Florida, United States, passed away on 17 Oct 2011[6]
  • Joseph Berlin Roberts Mimi Jr, Florida, United States, passed away about 14 Jul 2012[7]

Lillian passed away in 1997 in Monroe County, Florida.[8] Burial was in the Key West Cemetery, Key West, Monroe County, Florida.[9]

Note

Mother of H5a mtDNA testers 128839 and 158107


Sources

  1. "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MNY1-37Z : accessed 24 January 2020), Elise Roberts in household of Joseph Roberts, Key West Ward 4, Monroe, Florida, United States; citing ED 96, sheet 6A, line 42, family 131, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 225; FHL microfilm 1,820,225.
  2. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:SYVN-KN2 : accessed 24 January 2020), Elise Roberts in household of Joseph Roberts, Key West, Monroe, Florida, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 18, sheet 20A, line 22, family 430, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 325; FHL microfilm 2,340,060.
  3. "Florida State Census, 1945," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MNX1-YTR : 9 August 2017), Elize Roberts, Unknown, Monroe, Florida; citing line 2, State Archives, Tallahassee; FHL microfilm 2,425,198.
  4. "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK2H-XMH6 : accessed 24 January 2020), Lillian Elize Spencer Roberts in entry for Josephine Henrietta Jenkins, Florida, United States, 09 Jan 2005; from "Recent Newspaper Obituaries (1977 - Today)," database, GenealogyBank.com (http://www.genealogybank.com : 2014); citing Key West Citizen, The, born-digital text.
  5. "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK24-GTSG : accessed 24 January 2020), Lillian Elize Roberts in entry for Samuel Roberts William Willy, Florida, United States, 30 Nov 2006; from "Recent Newspaper Obituaries (1977 - Today)," database, GenealogyBank.com (http://www.genealogybank.com : 2014); citing Key West Citizen, The, born-digital text.
  6. "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKRF-KPSB : accessed 24 January 2020), Lillian Spencer Roberts in entry for Margaret M Loucks, Florida, United States, 23 Oct 2011; from "Recent Newspaper Obituaries (1977 - Today)," database, GenealogyBank.com (http://www.genealogybank.com : 2014); citing Key West Citizen, The, born-digital text.
  7. "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKGH-7PYM : accessed 24 January 2020), Elise Roberts in entry for Joseph Berlin Roberts Mimi Jr, Florida, United States, 14 Jul 2012; from "Recent Newspaper Obituaries (1977 - Today)," database, GenealogyBank.com (http://www.genealogybank.com : 2014); citing Key West Citizen, The, born-digital text.
  8. "Florida Death Index, 1877-1998," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VVCR-JC9 : 25 December 2014), Lillian Elize Roberts, 23 Feb 1997; from "Florida Death Index, 1877-1998," index, Ancestry (www.ancestry.com : 2004); citing vol. , certificate number 22421, Florida Department of Health, Office of Vital Records, Jacksonville.
  9. Find A Grave, database and images (accessed 24 January 2020), memorial page for Lillian Elise Spencer Roberts (1 Mar 1903–23 Feb 1997), Find A Grave: Memorial #35328383, citing Key West Cemetery, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Rachel Keller (contributor 46608704) .


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