Fifth Generation


120. John Orville ROBERTS , Jr.559,772,773,774 was born on 4 August 1860 in Clarksville, Pike, MO. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Clarksville, Pike, MO.580 He appeared in the census in 1880 in Clarksville, Pike, MO.581 John appeared in the census in 1910 in Clarksville, Pike, MO.575 He died on 31 December 1915 at the age of 55 in Clarksville, Pike, MO.775 He was buried on 2 January 1916 in Greenwood Cemetery, Clarksville, Pike, MO.775 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.575 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.776 He appeared in the census in 1910 in Clarksville, Pike, MO.575 He died on 25 February 1957 at the age of 55 in Clarksville, Pike, MO.776 John was buried after 25 February 1957 at Greenwood Cemetery in Clarksville, Pike, MO.776 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.777,778 She appeared in the census in 1910 in Clarksville, Pike, MO.575 She died in 1969 at the age of 62 in Clarksville, Pike, MO.777 Mary was buried in 1969 at Greenwood Cemetery in Clarksville, Pike, MO.777 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."