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Elisha Richards Roberts

Male 1788 - 1857


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  • Born  5 Jul 1788  , , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Census: Federal  1800  , Huntington (later Union), Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • male 26-44: Stephen Roberts [at 40]
      female >45 [Rebecca at 42?]
      male 10-15 [Ephraim at 15]
      female 10-15 [Amy at 14]
      male 10-15 [Elisha at 12]
      female 10-15 [Millicent Emelia at 10]
      female 10-15 [Mary at 8?]
      female <10 [Elizabeth at 6]
      female <10 [Sarah at 3]
      female <10 [Mabel at 1]
    Census: Federal  1810  , Huntington (later Union), Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • male 16-25: Elisha Roberts [at 22]
      female 16-25
      male <10
      female <10
    City/Town Formation  Jul 1813 
    Union Township was formed from land that was part of Huntington Township 
    Census: Federal  1820  , Union Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • male 26-45: Elisha Roberts [at 32], engaged in agriculture
      female 26-45
      male 10-15
      female 10-15
      male <10
      female <10
      female <10
    Census: Federal  1830  , Union Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • male 40-50: Elisha Roberts [at 42]
      male 20-30
      female 15-20
      female 15-20
      male 10-15
      female 5-10
      female 5-10
      female 70-80 [Rebecca at 72]
    Census: Federal  1840  , Union Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • male 50-60: Elisha Roberts [at 52]
      female 30-40
      male 20-30
      female 20-30
      female 20-30
      female 15-20
      male 5-10
      female 5-10
      female <5
    Census: Federal  28 Oct 1850  , Union Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • 1) Elisha Roberts, white male age 63, farmer, $1,200 real estate, born in PA
      2) Dorcas Roberts, white female age 46, born in PA
      3) Catherine Roberts, white female age 17, born in PA
      4) Hulda Roberts, white female age 13, born in PA, attended school
      5) Dorcas A. Fink, white female age 4, born in PA
    Died  24 Jan 1857 
    Buried  Marvin Cemetery, Muhlenburg, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I2916  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  18 Jul 2008 

    Father  Stephen Roberts,   b. 22 Jan 1760, , Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1827, , Union Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Rebecca Richards,   b. 1 Nov 1758, , , Tolland County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1841, , Union Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  7 Apr 1784  , Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F685  Group Sheet

    Family  Dorcas R. Moore,   b. 27 Jan 1804,   d. 1892 
    Married  Bef 1825 
    Children 
     1. Catherine Roberts,   b. Est 1832,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Frances C. Roberts,   b. Est 1834,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  26 Jul 2004 
    Family ID  F1088  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Jul 1788 - , , , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 1800 - , Huntington (later Union), Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 1810 - , Huntington (later Union), Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 1820 - , Union Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 1830 - , Union Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 1840 - , Union Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 28 Oct 1850 - , Union Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Marvin Cemetery, Muhlenburg, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1686] 1800 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), M32, roll 39, Huntington, p. 348, Stephen Roberts household, accessed 18 Jul 2008, 18 Jul 2008.

    2. [S1663] 1810 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Luzerne, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), M252, roll 49, Huntington, p. 633, Elisha Roberts household, accessed 18 Jul 2008, 18 Jul 2008.

    3. [S1655] 1820 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), M33, roll 105, Union Township, p. 435, Elisha Roberts household, accessed 16 Jul 2008, 16 Jul 2008.

    4. [S1614] 1830 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), M29, roll 145, Union Township, p. 477, Elisha Roberts household, accessed 16 Jul 2008, 16 Jul 2008.

    5. [S1587] 1840 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), M704, roll 472, Union Township, p. 289, Elisha Roberts household, accessed 16 Jul 2008., 16 Jul 2008.

    6. [S1549] 1850 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Luzerne County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2005), M432, roll 793, Union Township, p. 110, dwelling 1477, family 1503, Elisha Roberts household, accessed 16 Jul 2008, 16 Jul 2008.