Fourth Generation


31. Jeremiah A ROBERTS was born in 1823.182 On 28 April 1848 he acquired 7 acres of land by heirs of James D Roberts in Louisa Co, VA503 Louisa County Deed Book AA
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This Deed made and entered into this 28th day of April 1848 Between Rhoda Roberts widow and Malinda B & Martha R Roberts daughters of James D Roberts decd of Louisa County of the one part and Jeremiah A Roberts of said County of the other part : Witnesseth That whereas the said James D Roberts decd by his last will & testament lends to his sd widow Rhoda Roberts all his lands for and during her life and after her death gives the same in fee simple to his daughters the sd Malinda B & Martha R Roberts, and whereas the said widow & daughters have agreed and consented to sell a part of said land to the said Jeremiah A Roberts. Now therefore for and in consideration of the premises and also for the further consideration of the sum of thirty dollars to them in hand paid by the said Jeremiah A Roberts at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged & confessed they the said Rhoda, Malinda B & Martha R Roberts have given granted bargained & sold and by these presents do give grant bargain and sell to the said Jeremiah A Roberts & his heirs and assigns forever a certain piece or parcel of land, lying & being in the County of Louisa Containing seven acres to be laid off at the point where Saml D. Purrington & John Vest’s land comes together & running so far on the lines of each of them as that a strait line will include the sd seven acres of land. To have & to hold the said piece of seven acres of land unto the said Jeremiah A Roberts his heirs & assigns forever free and clear of the claim or claims of themselves their heirs & assigns & free and clear of the claim or claims of all & every other person or persons whatever. In Witness whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto set their hands and seals this day month & year first herein written.
Witness
Richd T Roberts Rhoda X Roberts (Seal)
Drury Wood Malinda B X Roberts (Seal)
James H Roberts Martha Roberts (Seal

In the Clerk’s Offices of Louisa County Court May the 3d 1848 This deed was this day partly proved in the said offices by the oath of Richard T Roberts and was fully proved in the said office on the 5th day of May 1848 by the oaths of Drury Wood & James H Roberts the three subscribing witnesses thereto & thereupon is admitted to record.
Teste
John Hunter CSC He appeared in the census in 1850 in Louisa County, VA.182 Jeremiah appeared in the census on 9 October 1850 at Agriculture in Louisa Co, VA.504 He served as surety on on 18 January 1851 at in Louisa County, VA for505 492 He was appointed Commissioner to sell land in Louisa Co on 11 May 1857 in Louisa Co, VA506 Jeremiah appeared in the census in 1860 in Southern District, Louisa, VA.507 He appeared in the census in 1860 at Slave Schedule in Southern District, Louisa, VA.508 He sold Forced sale of 156+ acres to John W Walker in Louisa Co, VA on 17 September 1860.506 Jeremiah sold Sale of land to Mary E White in Louisa Co, VA on 12 March 1868.509 This Deed made and entered itno this the Twelfth day of March
Eighteen hundred and sixty eight between Jeremiah A. Roberts and
Lucy M. Roberts his wife of the first, and Mary E White of the second part, Witnesseth, That for and in Consideration of the sum of Four hundred and thirty eight dollars in hand paid by the said Mary E White agreeably to a bargain of sale bearing date the first day of Febraury eighteeen hundred and sity eight the receipt whereof is hereby acknowedged and confirmed, the said Jeremiah A. Roberts and Lucy M his wife, do give grant sell and convey unto the said Mary E White all their right title and interest in the tract of land in which they now reside containign about one hundred and ninety eight acres be the same ore or less counded and described as follows: viz: Joing John S Bcuk and others on the north, Dr B M Francisco on the east, William Perkins on the south and Mrs. Mary B. Lipscomb on the west. To Have and to hold the above named tract of land with all the rights and priviliges in fee simple.
Witness the following signatures and seals
Jeremiah A Roberts (Seal)
Lucie M Roberts (Seal)

State of Virginia
County of Louisa To wit:
We William Grinstead and D W Perkins Justices of the peace for the State and County aforesaid do Certify that Lucy M Roberts the wife of Jeremiah A. Roberts whose names are signed to the writing within bearing date the twelfth day of march Eighteeen hundred and sixty eight personally appeared before us in our County aforesaid and being examined by us privily and apart from her husband and having the writing aforesaid full expalined to her, she the said Lucy M Roberts acknowledged the said writing to by her act and deed and declared that she had willingly executed the same and does not wish to retract it.
Given under Our hands and seals this 8th day of February 1869
William Grinstead, JP
D W Perkins, JP

Clerks Office of Louisa County Court July 3rd 1869
The foregoing Deed was this day acknowledged before me in the said offices by Jeremiah A Roberts one of the subscribing partieis thereto to be his act is thereupon admitted to record together with the Certificate of Relinquishment of dower of Lucy M Roberts wife of the said Jeremiah A Roberts thereon written.
Teste Jess J. Porter DC He died after 1900 at the age of 77 in Louisa Co, VA. He has reference number 1776. Louisa Co Probate Records: April 1869, Jere. A. Roberts witness for Kitty Nelson will with Alex. H Johnson and Benjamin M Francisco.

Jeremiah A ROBERTS and Elizabeth Lucy Mildred WHITE were married on 17 December 1851 in , Louisa, VA.510,511 They510,511 appeared in the census in 1860 in Southern District, Louisa, VA.512 They512 appeared in the census in 1870 in Southern District, Louisa, VA.513 Jeremiah and Elizabeth513 appeared in the census in 1880 in Louisa Court House, Louisa, VA.514 They514 appeared in the census in 1900 in Louisa, Louisa, VA.515 Elizabeth Lucy Mildred WHITE, daughter of Elias WHITE and Ellen CREWDSON, was born in January 1824.510,515 She appeared in the census in 1850 in Louisa County, VA.516

Jeremiah A ROBERTS and Elizabeth Lucy Mildred WHITE had the following children:

+97

i.

Virginia ROBERTS.

98

ii.

William C ROBERTS was born on 12 November 1855 in Louisa County, VA.515,517 He appeared in the census in 1900 in Louisa, Louisa, VA.515 He appeared in the census in 1910 in Louisa, Louisa, VA.518 William appeared in the census in 1920 in Louisa, Louisa, VA.519