Category Archives: Roberts

Patience A. Roberts – Birth Record

Amanuensis Monday From the Pension Files of Asa Roberts Transcription by Don Taylor 12/26/2016 STSTE [sic] OF ILLINOIS} COUNTY OF FRANKLIN} I PATIENCE A. ROBERTS (, OF SESSER, FRANKLIN COUNTY STATE OF ILLINOIS BEING DULY SWORN DOTH DEPOSE AND SAY, … Continue reading

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The 1900 Census and Samuel Vaden Scott

Census Sunday Roberts-Brown Research Scott/Roberts Line The 1900 US Federal Census Record is often a Treasure Trove of information.  It provides a unique set of information including month and year of birth as well as the number of children a … Continue reading

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Amanuensis Monday – Pension of Asa Roberts – 1887-12-20

I love it when a document makes me reassess what I think I know. I recently received a copy of some of the documents regarding Patience Anna (Marshall) Roberts application for the pension of Asa Roberts. One of the documents … Continue reading

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Military Discharge of Asa E. Roberts

Amanuensis Monday T: To all whom it may concern: Know Ye, that Asa Roberts a Private of Captain ??mon’s Company (I) 31st thirty-first Regiment of Illinois Vols who was enrolled on the 15th fifteenth day of August one thousand eight … Continue reading

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Biography – Patience Anna Marshall (1845-1919)

Patience Anna Marshall Dean Roberts (1845-1919) Roberts/Brown #17 By Don Taylor Patience Anna Marshall’s childhood appears to be pretty much non-existent. Evidence indicates her father died before she was six years old. She was married at 13 years-old, had a … Continue reading

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Biography – Asa Ellis Roberts (1835-1886)

Roberts/Barnes Research By – Don Taylor “The rich got money and the Roberts got kids.” Well, at least they did back in the 19th century. My second great-grandfather, Asa Ellis Roberts, came from a large family. He was one of at … Continue reading

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My Male Ancestors – Birth, Death, and Age at Death

Brown/Montran Research Roberts/Barnes Research One of the reasons that I enjoy Randy Seaver’s blog, Genea-Musings is that he regularly makes me realize the missing branches I have in my tree leaves have lots more to do on my tree.  His … Continue reading

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The Name Is Never the Same – Marandy, Mary D., etc.

By – Don Taylor Seldom have I encountered a person whose name is different in virtually every record I find for the individual.  It makes me wonder if Marada Lister’s name metamorphed over the years or if the pronunciation was … Continue reading

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Getting to Know You – Joel Clinton Barnes

  By – Don Taylor I like to get to know an ancestor, so, after I learn their vital information (birth, marriages, death) and census information for each of the censuses they were alive, I like to see if I … Continue reading

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Joel Barnes – Select Newspaper Articles transcribed.

Select Newspaper Archives articles found via Find My Past regarding Joel Barnes United States, Indiana, Sullivan (City) filters applied. Sorted by Date Refer to: http://search.findmypast.com/search/us-and-world-newspapers?city=sullivan&country=united%20states%20of%20america&firstname=joel&lastname=barnes&orderby=dateasc&state=indiana&page=0  ($$ – Requires Subscription) December 12, 1884 – Sullivan Democrat – Sullivan, Indiana, – Public Notice – Nelson … Continue reading

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