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Research Plan – Bert Allen Roberts (1903-1949)

Roberts Line By Don Taylor I am beginning a deep dive into my Grandfather Bert Allen Roberts. He died before I was born and before my half-siblings were born, so there are no direct memories of the man I know … Continue reading

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Bert Allen Roberts (1903-1949) – Date of Birth Proof

Roberts Research Roberts Line Birth By Don Taylor Today I examine the conflict in Bert Allen Roberts’ birthdate. Some documents and researchers report he was born on 20 Sep 1902, some on 20 Sep 1903, and others on 7 Sep … Continue reading

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My Paternal Grandfather’s Matrilineal Line

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun By Don Taylor Recently, Randy Seaver, in his “Saturday Night Genealogy Fun” post, suggested folks document “Their paternal grandfather’s matrilineal line (i.e., the mother of your paternal grandfather, and her mother, etc.).” Here’s mine. My paternal … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Hugh Ellis Roberts

July 2, 1884 Today, I remember my great-grandfather, Hugh Ellis Roberts. He was born on 2 July 1884 in Spring Garden, Jefferson County, Illinois. Hugh married Clora Dell Scott on 6 October 1900 in Jefferson County, Illinois. He died on … Continue reading

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Ancestor Sketch – William Lister

Roberts-Brown Research Roberts-Barnes-Lister Line By Don Taylor William Lister is my earliest verified Lister Ancestor. He was probably born in Maryland about 1793. He served in the War of 1812, married twice, and died in Monroe, Pickaway County, Ohio. William … Continue reading

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