Fifth Generation


77. William Claiborne ROBERTS was born on 10 September 1830.445 He appeared in the census in 1870 in Southern District, Louisa, VA.695 He died on 8 March 1898 at the age of 67.445

William Claiborne ROBERTS and Marcia A PLEASANTS were married about 1875. He was single in 1870, living in the Southern District of Louisa County, and she, widowed, in 1860 was living with her family in the Northern District. In 1880 they were married, and in West Virginia. They appeared in the census in 1880 in Wolf Creek, Monroe, WV.502 Marcia A PLEASANTS, daughter of Abner PLEASANTS and Eliza J , was born in 1836 in Louisa County, VA.497,498 She appeared in the census in 1850 in Louisa County, VA.497 She appeared in the census in 1860 in Northern District, Louisa, VA.499 Marcia appeared in the census in 1870 in Richmond, Henrico, VA.500 She sold Sale of James D Roberts estate in Louisa Co, VA on 6 April 1899.174 She appeared in the census in 1900 in Wolf Creek, Monroe, WV.498 Marcia appeared in the census in 1910 in Wolf Creek, Monroe, WV.501

William Claiborne ROBERTS and Marcia A PLEASANTS had the following children:

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Grace P ROBERTS was born in 1877 in Wolf Creek, Monroe, WV.502 She was born in February 1877 in Wolf Creek, Monroe, WV.498 She appeared in the census in 1880 in Wolf Creek, Monroe, WV.502 Grace sold Sale of James D Roberts Estate in Louisa Co, VA on 6 April 1899.174 Whereas, by the last will and testament of James D Roberts, Sr, duly admitted to probate in the County Court, of the County of Louisa, State of Va. and recorded as of 10th day of may, 1874, in will book 1842 to 18874, page 618, the hereinafter described land known as the Carter Land devised to Thomas Walton, as trustee, for the benefit of Elizabeth Roberts, the wife of Richd. T. Roberts, and her children. Whereas the said Thomas Walton and Elizabeth Roberts having departed this life leaving surviving her the said Elizabeth Roberts, the following Heirs, of her body, to wit: R T Roberts, Gracy Roberts, the only child of W C Roberts, Martha R Walton, now the wife of Moses H White, Geo. E. Butler, Willie J. Badgett, and Mollie W. White, grand children of the said Elizabeth Roberts, they being the only children and grand children of the said Elizabeth Roberts, decd, and therupon under said will becoming entitled to equal undivided interest in fee in said land. Whereas the said heirs of the said Elizabeth Roberts, having agreed to sell said land to Susan M. Flannagan, her children in fee simple. Now, therefore this deed made this 6th day of April, 1899, between the said hiers of Elizabeth Roberts, decd as follows R T Roberts, and Louisa E his wife, Martha A Roberts, widow of W C Roberts, and Gracy Roberts, her daughter, Moses H White, and Martha R his wife, Geo. E. Butler, and Clara, his wife, Thomas Badgett and Willie J. his wife, and James White, and Millie his wife in consideration of ten dollars cash in hand paid the receipt whereof is herby acknowledged sells, and conveys, with general warranty to the said Susan M. Flannagan, fifty acres of land lying in Louisa County, and being the same land conveyed to James D Roberts, by Wilson M Carter and wife by deed dated the 17th Dec. 1845, and recorded in the Clerks Office of Louisa County Court on the 9th day of Feby, 1846, and devised by the will of James D Roberts, to Thomas Walton, trustee for Elizabeth Roberts & her children aforesaid and reference is h ere made to said deed and will for better description of said land.
To have and to hold, the foregoing granted premises unto his the said Susan M. Flannagan, her children as aforesaid.
Witness the following signatures and seals:

R T Roberts
Louisa E Roberts
Marsha A Roberts
Gracy Roberts
Geo E Butler
Clara E Butler
M H White
Martha R White
J H White
Millie W White
Thomas Badgett
Willie J Bagett(sic) She appeared in the census in 1900 in Wolf Creek, Monroe, WV.498