|Posted By:||John Moyer|
|Subject:||Gideon Smith Roberson/C. Amanda Oakley|
|Post Date:||October 19, 2000 at 13:14:41|
|Forum:||Durham County, NC Genealogy Forum|
Anyone connect to the Roberson or Oakley clan?
1. Gideon Smith Roberson. b. Jul 1844 in NC and his father was born in NC. and his mother was born in Tenn. Gideon died in South Carolina. Occupation: Pearl Fisherman, Born or lived on a houseboat on Mississippi River, moved to Ill, then to NC., and finally to SC. Brother Johnny Roberson b. ? Wainwright, Callaway Co.,MO. In 1900 lived in Durham TWp in Durham CO., NC. dwelling # 187.
On 16 Jan 1875 when Gideon Smith was 30, he married Carrie Amanda Oakley most likely in NC.
Carrie Amanda Oakley. Born on 8 Jun 1852 in N.C. Carrie Amanda died on 20 Sep 1943, she was 91. Daug. of Erwin Oakley and Dicie Mae Newman. Per 1900 census 1 child had died. 1900 census of Surburbs of Durham City sht 6 district 5 was taken on 8 Jun 1900.
i. Arthur Smith b. 28 Dec 1875 Macomb, McDonough County, Ill. d. 19 Dec 1923 Tarboro, NC, md. 18?? to Lula Walston; In 1900 was a carder cotten.
ii. John James b. 1877 Beardstown, Cass county, Ill. d. ? In 1900 was a cotten weaver;
iii. Charles Henry2 b. 15 Apr 1879 in Ill. d. 8 May 1955 md. 18?? to Addie Rebecca Hyman;
iv. George Edward b. 23 Dec 1881 in Ill. d. ? buried in Palmyra, Martins County, NC. In 1900 was a cotten weaver.
v. Jennie Valerie (shown as Jane B. b. Aug 1883 in 1900 census) b. 10 Aug 1884 Browning, Schuyler County, Ill. d. 25 Jan 1968 md. 19?? to William Howard Allsbrook; In 1900 was a cotten weaver
vi. Susie Mae (shown as Susan M. Sep 1889) b. 16 Sep 1897 Milton, Caswell Co., NC. d. ? md. 19?? to Simon Lester Gaynor.