Sixth Generation


190. John Howard ROBERTS was born on 12 June 1859 in Tennessee.490,587 588 He appeared in the census in 1920 at Neshoba and Bleak Rd in Shelby Co, TN.589 He died on 2 October 1920 at the age of 61 in Neshoba, Shelby, TN.587,590 John had his estate probated.

John Howard ROBERTS and Hester MILLER were married on 20 July 1886 in Shelby Co, TN.591 Hester MILLER died in 1890 in Shelby Co, TN.592

John Howard ROBERTS and Hester MILLER had the following children:

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Eunice ROBERTS was born on 16 December 1887 in Shelby Co, TN.590,593 She appeared in the census in 1920 in Shelby Co, TN.496 She appeared in the census in 1940 in Memphis, Shelby, TN.497 594 Witnesseth:  That for the consideration hereinafter expressed, the first party has bargained and sold and does hereby bargain,sell, convey and confirm unto the second part all my right, title and interest,which I inherited from my deceased father, J H Roberts, in the following described real estate, situated in Shelby County, Tennessee, to-wit:
Beginning at a stake in J M Scotts line, G W Thomas’ North West corner; thence North 61 poles and 15 links to a stake, Quinton Roberts southwest corner; thence 104 poles to a stake in FT Scotts West line, Quinton Roberts Southeast corner; thence south 61 poles, 15 links to G W Thomas’ northeast corner; thence West 104 poles to the beginning;containing 40 acres more or less, and being the same property conveyed by Quinton P Roberts, et Ux to J H Roberts, of record in Book 191, page 328, in the Register’s Office of Shelby County, Tennessee.
J H Roberts died October 2,1920 intestate.  His first wife died in 1890 and his second wife died in 1916.  J H Roberts left surviving him ten lawful children, namely, Nellie Roberts,Eunice Roberts Whitney, Ernest E. Roberts, Quinton Roberts, Arthur Lee Roberts,Haywood Roberts, Laura Roberts Fizer, Maggie Bell West, Malinda J Huddleston and Cain Roberts, all of whom are living, are of legal age and under no disability, with the exception of Cain Roberts who died in April 1928 leaving no children or descendants of any deceased children living.
The consideration for this conveyance in as follows: Three Hundred and Fifty ($350.00) Dollars, cash in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged.

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Earnest E. ROBERTS was born on 10 June 1890 in Shelby Co, TN.590,593 He appeared in the census in 1910 in Shelby Co, TN.492 He died cause unknown on 4 December 1953 at the age of 63 in Shelby Co, TN.595 Earnest was buried on 7 December 1953 at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery in Germantown, Shelby, TN.595

John Howard ROBERTS and Laura BAILEY were married on 29 December 1892 in Shelby Co, TN.593,596 They593,596 appeared in the census in 1900 at Civil Dist 11 in Shelby Co, TN.593 They593 appeared in the census in 1910 at Hollyford Road in Germantown, Shelby, TN.597 Laura BAILEY was born on 14 April 1872 in Tennessee.593 She died on 12 December 1916 at the age of 44 in Germantown, Shelby, TN.598 She was buried on 13 December 1916 in Germantown, Shelby, TN.598

John Howard ROBERTS and Laura BAILEY had the following children:

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Arther Lee ROBERTS was born on 25 September 1893 in Shelby Co, TN.590,593,597,599 He served in the military WW I Draft Registration on 25 January 1917 in Shelby Co, TN.599 He served in the military Called up for duty on 22 August 1918 at Camp Sherman in Memphis, Shelby, TN. 600 Witnesseth:  That for the consideration hereinafter expressed, the first party has bargained and sold and does hereby bargain,sell, convey and confirm unto the second part all my right, title and interest,which I inherited from my deceased father, J H Roberts, in the following described real estate, situated in Shelby County, Tennessee, to-wit:
Beginning at a stake in J M Scotts line, G W Thomas’ North West corner; thence North 61 poles and 15 links to a stake, Quinton Roberts southwest corner; thence 104 poles to a stake in FT Scotts West line, Quinton Roberts Southeast corner; thence south 61 poles, 15 links to G W Thomas’ northeast corner; thence West 104 poles to the beginning;containing 40 acres more or less, and being the same property conveyed by Quinton P Roberts, et Ux to J H Roberts, of record in Book 191, page 328, in the Register’s Office of Shelby County, Tennessee.
J H Roberts died October 2,1920 intestate.  His first wife died in 1890 and his second wife died in 1916.  J H Roberts left surviving him ten lawful children, namely, Nellie Roberts,Eunice Roberts Whitney, Ernest E. Roberts, Quinton Roberts, Arthur Lee Roberts,Haywood Roberts, Laura Roberts Fizer, Maggie Bell West, Malinda J Huddleston and Cain Roberts, all of whom are living, are of legal age and under no disability, with the exception of Cain Roberts who died in April 1928 leaving no children or descendants of any deceased children living.
The consideration for this conveyance in as follows: Three Hundred and Fifty ($350.00) Dollars, cash in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged.

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Quinton ROBERTS was born on 10 May 1895 in Germantown, Shelby, TN.590,593,597,601,602,603 He served in the military Enlisted US Army on 29 March 1918 in Shelby Co, TN.602,604 He served in the military Military discharge on 16 June 1919 in Shelby Co, TN.602,605 Quinton Social Security Application about 1936 in Unknown.603 606 Witnesseth:  That for the consideration hereinafter expressed, the first party has bargained and sold and does hereby bargain,sell, convey and confirm unto the second part all my right, title and interest,which I inherited from my deceased father, J H Roberts, in the following described real estate, situated in Shelby County, Tennessee, to-wit:
Beginning at a stake in J M Scotts line, G W Thomas’ North West corner; thence North 61 poles and 15 links to a stake, Quinton Roberts southwest corner; thence 104 poles to a stake in FT Scotts West line, Quinton Roberts Southeast corner; thence south 61 poles, 15 links to G W Thomas’ northeast corner; thence West 104 poles to the beginning;containing 40 acres more or less, and being the same property conveyed by Quinton P Roberts, et Ux to J H Roberts, of record in Book 191, page 328, in the Register’s Office of Shelby County, Tennessee.
J H Roberts died October 2,1920 intestate.  His first wife died in 1890 and his second wife died in 1916.  J H Roberts left surviving him ten lawful children, namely, Nellie Roberts,Eunice Roberts Whitney, Ernest E. Roberts, Quinton Roberts, Arthur Lee Roberts,Haywood Roberts, Laura Roberts Fizer, Maggie Bell West, Malinda J Huddleston and Cain Roberts, all of whom are living, are of legal age and under no disability, with the exception of Cain Roberts who died in April 1928 leaving no children or descendants of any deceased children living.
The consideration for this conveyance in as follows: Three Hundred and Fifty ($350.00) Dollars, cash in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged. He died on 23 September 1972 at the age of 77 in Shelby Co, TN.602,607 He was buried after 23 September 1972 at Memphis National Cemetery in Memphis, Shelby, TN.604

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Lutie ROBERTS was born in 1896 in Shelby Co, TN.589 She appeared in the census in 1920 in Shelby Co, TN.589 She died on 8 June 1990 at the age of 94 in Tennessee.

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Nellie ROBERTS was born on 14 February 1897 in Shelby Co, TN.590,593,597,608 She appeared in the census in 1920 in Shelby Co, TN.589 She appeared in the census in 1940 in Shelby Co, TN.609 In 1940 Nellie was a Teacher in Shelby Co, TN.609 610 Witnesseth:  That for the consideration hereinafter expressed, the first party has bargained and sold and does hereby bargain,sell, convey and confirm unto the second part all my right, title and interest,which I inherited from my deceased father, J H Roberts, in the following described real estate, situated in Shelby County, Tennessee, to-wit:
Beginning at a stake in J M Scotts line, G W Thomas’ North West corner; thence North 61 poles and 15 links to a stake, Quinton Roberts southwest corner; thence 104 poles to a stake in FT Scotts West line, Quinton Roberts Southeast corner; thence south 61 poles, 15 links to G W Thomas’ northeast corner; thence West 104 poles to the beginning;containing 40 acres more or less, and being the same property conveyed by Quinton P Roberts, et Ux to J H Roberts, of record in Book 191, page 328, in the Register’s Office of Shelby County, Tennessee.
J H Roberts died October 2,1920 intestate.  His first wife died in 1890 and his second wife died in 1916.  J H Roberts left surviving him ten lawful children, namely, Nellie Roberts,Eunice Roberts Whitney, Ernest E. Roberts, Quinton Roberts, Arthur Lee Roberts,Haywood Roberts, Laura Roberts Fizer, Maggie Bell West, Malinda J Huddleston and Cain Roberts, all of whom are living, are of legal age and under no disability, with the exception of Cain Roberts who died in April 1928 leaving no children or descendants of any deceased children living.
The consideration for this conveyance in as follows: Three Hundred and Fifty ($350.00) Dollars, cash in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged. She died Carcinoma of gall bladder on 21 May 1955 at the age of 58 in Memphis, Shelby, TN.608,611 She was buried on 24 May 1955 at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery in Germantown, Shelby, TN.608,611

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Israel ROBERTS was born on 20 April 1900 in Shelby Co, TN.593,597,612,613 He served in the military WW I Registration on 12 September 1918 in Shelby Co, TN.613 He died on 29 April 1928 at the age of 28 in Germantown, Shelby, TN.614 Israel was buried on 30 April 1928 in Germantown, Shelby, TN.615

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Malinda Jone ROBERTS was born in 1902 in Shelby Co, TN.590,597 She appeared in the census in 1920 in Shelby Co, TN.589 She died Hepatic coma, cirrhosis on 31 July 1953 at the age of 51 in Memphis, Shelby, TN.616,617 Malinda was buried on 4 August 1953 at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery in Germantown, Shelby, TN.616

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Haywood ROBERTS was born on 1 July 1904 in Shelby Co, TN.590,597,618 He appeared in the census in 1920 in Shelby Co, TN.589 He appeared in the census in 1940 in Shelby Co, TN.609 Haywood served in the military Enlistment, US Army on 3 September 1942 at Camp Forrest in Shelby Co, TN.619 He died on 1 December 1996 at the age of 92 in Shelby Co, TN.618 He was buried after 1 December 1996 at West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery in Memphis, Shelby, TN.618

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Laura ROBERTS was born on 28 July 1905 in Shelby Co, TN.590,597,620 She appeared in the census in 1920 in Shelby Co, TN.589 621 Witnesseth:  That for the consideration hereinafter expressed, the first party has bargained and sold and does hereby bargain,sell, convey and confirm unto the second part all my right, title and interest,which I inherited from my deceased father, J H Roberts, in the following described real estate, situated in Shelby County, Tennessee, to-wit:
Beginning at a stake in J M Scotts line, G W Thomas’ North West corner; thence North 61 poles and 15 links to a stake, Quinton Roberts southwest corner; thence 104 poles to a stake in FT Scotts West line, Quinton Roberts Southeast corner; thence south 61 poles, 15 links to G W Thomas’ northeast corner; thence West 104 poles to the beginning;containing 40 acres more or less, and being the same property conveyed by Quinton P Roberts, et Ux to J H Roberts, of record in Book 191, page 328, in the Register’s Office of Shelby County, Tennessee.
J H Roberts died October 2,1920 intestate.  His first wife died in 1890 and his second wife died in 1916.  J H Roberts left surviving him ten lawful children, namely, Nellie Roberts,Eunice Roberts Whitney, Ernest E. Roberts, Quinton Roberts, Arthur Lee Roberts,Haywood Roberts, Laura Roberts Fizer, Maggie Bell West, Malinda J Huddleston and Cain Roberts, all of whom are living, are of legal age and under no disability, with the exception of Cain Roberts who died in April 1928 leaving no children or descendants of any deceased children living.
The consideration for this conveyance in as follows: Three Hundred and Fifty ($350.00) Dollars, cash in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged. She died on 28 June 1995 at the age of 89 in Memphis, Shelby, TN.620

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Maggie Bell ROBERTS was born on 7 January 1910 in Shelby Co, TN.590,597,622,623 She appeared in the census in 1920 in Shelby Co, TN.589 She died in March 1982 at the age of 72 in Memphis, Shelby, TN.623,624 Maggie was buried after 8 March 1982 at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery in Germantown, Shelby, TN.624