ROBERTS, Spencer. Seeking his parents and origins. He was born btwn. 1790-1800 in NC or VA, d. before 1850 likely in Baldwin Co. GA. What was the cause of his early death and where is he buried?
He married first Frances JOLLY in Baldwin Co. GA 26 Sept. 1827; he married second Ann Elizabeth BROWN, dau. of Henry BROWN, in Baldwin Co. GA 25 June 1831.
Spencer ROBERTS appears in the 1840 Baldwin Co. GA census with 2 F under 4; 1 F 5-10; 1 F 20-30.
He died about 1848 and his widow and children are shown in the 1850 Baldwin Co. GA census as follows:
1850 Census Baldwin Co. GA
page 129, dwelling 595, enumerated 21 Aug 1850:
Elizabeth Roberts, age 33, b. GA
Anne age 17 b. GA
Caroline age 15 b. GA
Henry age 9, b. GA (This is William Henry)
John age 6, b. GA
James age 4, b. GA
Goodwin age 2, b. GA
My ancestor is from wife #2: son William Henry ROBERTS b. 18 May 1842 Baldwin Co. GA. d: August 13, 1927 in N. Augusta, Aiken Co. SC. William H. ROBERTS m. Martha HANNA, dau. of Edward Thomas HANNA and Obedience HARRELL. William and Martha ROBERTS had the following children:
Martha "Mattie" Eugenia Roberts,
b: September 09, 1867, d: October 21, 1883
Willie Florence Roberts b: March 06, 1871 d: August 18, 1932
Frances or Fannie Roberts b: January 10, 1874 d: January 05, 1964 (she married Eugene Hawkins MYRICK) MY LINE
Henry Edward Roberts b: March 29, 1877 d: May 17, 1900
Mamie Louise Roberts b: March 13, 1880
Jerre Thomas Roberts b: August 14, 1882 d: July 30, 1952
Charles Eugene Roberts b: November 07, 1884
There is a Spencer Roberts who was born about 1832 in GA who appears in the 1850 Pontotoc Co. MS census. He was married to Catherine Beasley per descendants. Is he any relation to the elder Spencer above?
ARe there any descendants of these ROBERTS out there? Have lots to share. If we connect, email me please!
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