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The Roberts Family
of Tennessee

Beginning with Caleb Roberts

Jackson Co, TN to Erath and Tarrant Co, TX to Carter and Hughes Co, OK

Caleb (L. C.) ROBERTS born TN ca 1808 married Sarah HUFF born TN ca 1816
Their children:
A. Simon born ca 1840
B. Nancy born ca 1841
C. Nathan born ca 1843
D. James K. Polk born ca 1845 (my gggrandfather)
E. Amy born ca 1847
F. Lucinda born ca 1850
G. Josiah born ca 1858
Possible brother of Caleb is Stephen ROBERTS born ca 1813 in TN.
He is listed in Nathan ROBERTS (son of Caleb) household on the 1880
Jackson Co, TN census as an uncle.
James K. Polk ROBERTS (son of Caleb)
married Mary A. HALEY ca 1870.
Their children:
A. Sarah E. born ca 1871
B. Josiah born ca 1872 (known as Joe and lived in Texas also).
C. Robert E. born ca 1874
(found in Erath Co, TX 1900 and Carter Co, OK in 1920)
D. Amanda Tennessee born 1876
(married 1894 in Wise Co, TX to James Isaac WALDROUP) (found in Wise Co, TX 1910 and Hughes Co, OK in 1920)  See photo of Amanda
E. Daisie born ca 1878 (married in Ellis Co, TX to Albert MARTINSee photo of Daisie
F. Leonides born 1880
G. Linsey Roberts born 1886, died 1951 in Hill Co, TX.  Wife is Nellie.  Both are buried in Blum, Hill Co, TX.    
See photo of Linsey and Nellie Roberts
James K. Polk ROBERTS fought in the Confederacy and filed a pension application in Erath Co, TX 1899.  I have more info on this family and would love to hear from anyone who is related.

SEE photo of James K. Polk ROBERTS and wife Mary A. HALEY ca 1870-1890.

Does anyone know who this ROBERTS is?   

AGE 95

Roberts Data Links:
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A Bridge To The Past - Family Treemaker Site
G. Ian Roberts Web Page - Roberts in Kent, Surrey and Canada.
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