Fifth Generation


121. John Orville ROBERTS , Jr.571,785,786,787 was born on 4 August 1860 in Clarksville, Pike, MO. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Clarksville, Pike, MO.592 He appeared in the census in 1880 in Clarksville, Pike, MO.593 John appeared in the census in 1910 in Clarksville, Pike, MO.587 He died on 31 December 1915 at the age of 55 in Clarksville, Pike, MO.788 He was buried on 2 January 1916 in Greenwood Cemetery, Clarksville, Pike, MO.788 John has reference number 518.

John Orville ROBERTS , Jr. and Sarah Augusta MACKEY were married in January 1897. Sarah Augusta MACKEY, daughter of Samuel Franklin MACKEY and Edna Alice MCILROY, was born on 11 February 1871 in Missouri. She appeared in the census in 1910 in Clarksville, Pike, MO.587 She died on 15 May 1959 at the age of 88. Sarah has reference number 1497.

John Orville ROBERTS , Jr. and Sarah Augusta MACKEY had the following children:

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John Orville ROBERTS III was born on 1 August 1901 in Clarksville, Pike, MO.789 He appeared in the census in 1910 in Clarksville, Pike, MO.587 He died on 25 February 1957 at the age of 55 in Clarksville, Pike, MO.789 John was buried after 25 February 1957 at Greenwood Cemetery in Clarksville, Pike, MO.789 He has reference number 1498. Pike County History, 1981:

"John O. Roberts III graduated from Wester Military Academy (now defunct) at Alton, Illinois in 1918. He was editor and publisher of the Clarksville Sentinel for a number of years. In 1927 he married Janice Gray of St. Louis, Missouri. Their son, John O. IV was born April 5, 1930. After his divorce from Janice Gray, John married Florence Harding of Paynesville on July 25, 1936."

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Mary Alice ROBERTS was born on 8 May 1907 in Clarksville, Pike, MO.790,791 She appeared in the census in 1910 in Clarksville, Pike, MO.587 She died in 1969 at the age of 62 in Clarksville, Pike, MO.790 Mary was buried in 1969 at Greenwood Cemetery in Clarksville, Pike, MO.790 She has reference number 1502. Pike County History, 1981:

"Alice graduated from Smith College, where she wone a Phi Beta Kappa key. She lives in New York City where she edits books for publishing firms."