Second Generation


7. Quenton ROBERTS was born on 6 April 1838 in Shelby Co, TN.37,56 He owned 50 acres worth $1200 on 22 December 1881 in Shelby Co, TN.46 57 58 Description of land: A tract or parcel of land situated and being in the County of Shelby, State of Tennessee, and bounded as follows in Range 5 Sec 1 Beginning at a stake in the Holly Ford Road with Elm pointers thence east thirty chains & fifty links to a stake in Quinton Roberts North Boundary line with Post Oak pointers thence north with fence row six chains & seventy six links to a stake in fence row & corner to Howard Roberts. Thence west thirty chains & fifty links to a stake on the east side of the Holly Ford Road and corner to Howard Roberts. Thence south with aforesaid Holly Ford Road to the beginning containing twenty acres more or less. He died on 2 January 1915 at the age of 76 in Germantown, Shelby, TN.56,59 Quenton was buried on 3 January 1915 in Germantown Cemetery, Germantown, Shelby, TN.56

Quenton ROBERTS and Alice WALKER appeared in the census in 1880 at District 11 in Shelby Co, TN.60 They60 appeared in the census in 1900 at Civil Dist 11 in Shelby Co, TN.61 They61 appeared in the census in 1910 in Germantown, Shelby, TN.62 Quenton and Alice62 were married.63 Alice WALKER was born on 15 April 1839 in Tennessee.61,64

Quenton ROBERTS and Alice WALKER had the following children:

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John Howard ROBERTS.

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Mary Ann "Molly" ROBERTS.

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Eliza ROBERTS was born in 1867 in Shelby Co, TN.60 She died on 26 April 1907 at the age of 40 in Germantown, Shelby, TN.65

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Lula ROBERTS.

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Walter ROBERTS.

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Emma ROBERTS was born on 10 June 1873 in Tennessee.61 She appeared in the census in 1920 at Dist 3 in Shelby Co, TN.66 She appeared in the census in 1940 in Memphis, Shelby, TN.67 Emma died Myocardial insufficiency, arteriosclerosis on 1 September 1951 at the age of 78 in Memphis, Shelby, TN.68,69

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Carrs ROBERTS was born in 1876 in Shelby Co, TN.60

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Mattie ROBERTS.

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Gazella ROBERTS.