Fourth Generation


31. Elliott N ROBERTS was born about 1790 in Amherst Co, VA.115,272 He served in the military 4 Reg VA Militia in 1812–1815 in Virginia.273 274 275 Nelson County Chancery Court Case 1849-008
Chancery Cause  :  Elliot N. Roberts vs Adm. Of Zachariah Roberts, Nelson Co
 
To the Honorable Lucas P Thompson Judge of the superior Court of Law & Chancery for the county of Nelson re:  the bill of complaint of Elliot N. Roberts of the county of Nelson.
 
Your Orator begs leave to represent that his father,Zachariah Roberts of the county of Nelson departed this life on the day of     in the year 1838 intestate leaving considerable property both real and personal estate.  He left his widow Sarah N Roberts & the following children his heirs and legal representatives, To wit, Mathew H, Skiler H., John H., Waddy W., Benjamin F, Sophia and Caroline Roberts and also a grandson, G. Washington Turner, a son of a deceased daughter Sally Turner,formerly Sally Roberts – That administration of the estate of his father to Waddy W. Roberts – Your orator does not suppose that the situation of the said estate, will require its being kept together any length of time, & that it will be important that the  ????? according ??????? at as early ??????  ble – To effect this your orator prays that the said administrator & the residue of the representatives may be compelled to answer the bill & say what reason there can be for deferring the division of the said estate and that an order of publication be recorded against Matthew Roberts, Skiler H Roberts who are no inhabitants of this commonwealth, & that a guardian ad litem be assigned to the said G. Washington Turner, who is an infant under 21 years of age, and that the Court would direct the according of the said administrator to be settle & the real & personal estate of his father to be divided according to law after first laying off the said widow her dower therein & to grant such others and further relief as in grant & right.
 
(The center section is damaged and many words there are completely gone and unreadable.) He appeared in the census in 1850 at Slave Schedule in Nelson Co, VA.276 Elliott died in 1855 at the age of 65.

Elliott N ROBERTS and Elizabeth DAWSON were married on 25 December 1815 in Nelson Co, VA.277,278 They277,278 appeared in the census in 1820 in Buckingham, Nelson, VA.279 They279 appeared in the census in 1840 in Nelson Co, VA.280 Elliott and Elizabeth280 appeared in the census in 1850 in Nelson Co, VA.272 Elizabeth DAWSON was born (date unknown).

Elliott N ROBERTS and Elizabeth DAWSON had the following children:

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Martin ROBERTS was born about 1814.281 He died on 29 October 1857 at the age of 43 in Nelson Co, VA.281

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William C ROBERTS was born about 1816. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Nelson Co, VA.282 He died in 1864 at the age of 48 in Shenandoah Co, VA.283 William was buried after 1864 in Nelson Co, VA.

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John Preston ROBERTS was born about 1818.

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Sarah Ann ROBERTS was born in January 1821 in Nelson Co, VA.284 She appeared in the census in 1860 in Nelson Co, VA.282 She appeared in the census in 1870 in Rockfish, Nelson, VA.285 Sarah appeared in the census in 1880 in Nelson Co, VA.286 She appeared in the census in 1900 in Rockfish, Nelson, VA.284

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Elliott N ROBERTS Jr.

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Elizabeth T "Bettie" ROBERTS was born about 1826 in Nelson Co, VA.285,287 She appeared in the census in 1860 in Nelson Co, VA.282 She appeared in the census in 1880 in Rockfish, Nelson, VA.286 Bettie died on 31 December 1885 at the age of 59 in Lovingston, Nelson, VA.287

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Zachariah ROBERTS was born about 1827.

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Henry Tate ROBERTS.

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Milton ROBERTS was born about 1837.282 He appeared in the census in 1860 in Nelson Co, VA.282