First Generation


1. Schuyler Harris ROBERTS was born in 1804 in Amherst Co, VA.1,2 3 4 He appeared in the census in 1840 in Shelby Co, TN.5 6,7 Know all men by these presents, the we S H Roberts and Samuel F Harwell of the County of Shelby in the State of Tennessee, are held and firmly bound unto the GOVERNOR OF SAID STATE, for the time being, in the sum of TWELVE HUNDRED AND FIFTY DOLLARS to be paid to his Excellency, his successors in office, or Assigns, to which payment, well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, and each and every of us and them jointley(sic) and severally, firmly by these presents.
WITNESS, our hands and seals, this 7th day of May - 1841
The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas S H Roberts hath this day prayed and obtained license to marry M G Pass Now if the said M G Pass be an actual resident of the county aforesaid, and there shall not hereafter appear any lawful cause why the said S H Roberts and M G Pass should not be joined together in Holy Matrimony as husband and wife, then this obligation be void and of no effect; otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
S. H. Robards
S G Harwell
8 9,10 He appeared in the census in 1850 at Agricultural Census in Shelby Co, TN.11 Schuyler appeared in the census in 1850 at Slave Schedule in Shelby Co, TN.12 13 14 He Filed for school system management (scholastic population) in 1853 in Shelby Co, TN.15 16 He died on 8 December 1859 at the age of 55 in Shelby Co, TN.17,18 Schuyler was buried after 8 December 1859 at Roberts Family Cemetery in Shelby Co, TN.19 He had his estate probated on 3 January 1960 in Shelby Co, TN.18 He was buried about 1973 at Germantown Cemetery in Germantown, Shelby, TN.20

Schuyler Harris ROBERTS and Mary KEUNER were married on 2 August 1849 in Shelby Co, TN.21 They21 appeared in the census in 1850 in Shelby Co, TN.1 Mary KEUNER, daughter of Augustus KEANER, was born about 1829 in Germany.22 She appeared in the census on 4 December 1850 at District 10 in Shelby Co, TN.22 She appeared in the census in 1910 in Shelby Co, TN.23 Mary died in 1918 at the age of 89 in Shelby Co, TN.24 She was buried in 1918 at Germantown Cemetery in Germantown, Shelby, TN.25

Schuyler Harris ROBERTS and Mary KEUNER had the following children:

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Sallie Medora ROBERTS.

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Jacob Schuyler ROBERTS was born on 28 August 1854 in Shelby Co, TN.26,27 He died Yellow Fever on 12 October 1878 at the age of 24 in Shelby Co, TN.26,28 He was buried after 12 October 1878 in Germantown Cemetery, Germantown, Shelby, TN.26,28

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Charles ROBERTS was born on 29 June 1859 in Shelby Co, TN.29 He appeared in the census in 1910 in Shelby Co, TN.23 He died on 20 July 1914 at the age of 55 in Shelby Co, TN.30

Schuyler Harris ROBERTS and Missinah G PASS were married on 7 May 1841 in Shelby Co, TN.7,31 Missinah G PASS was born (date unknown).

Schuyler Harris ROBERTS and Missinah G PASS had the following children:

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Waddy W ROBERTS was born on 8 February 1842 in Shelby Co, TN.1,32,33 He died in 1864 at the age of 22 in Shelby Co, TN.34

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Joan Linly ROBERTS.

Schuyler Harris ROBERTS and Mahala were married about 1835 in Shelby Co, TN.35 This was not a marriage - I am simply addressing it as such because of my genealogy software - however, this was a relationship between a slaveowner, Schuyler Roberts and his slave, Mahala. Mahala was born (date unknown).

Schuyler Harris ROBERTS and Mahala had the following children:

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Quenton ROBERTS.

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Preston ROBERTS.

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Malvina ROBERTS was born in Shelby Co, TN.36,37

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Mary Jane ROBERTS.

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Andrew Jackson "Jack" ROBERTS.

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Catherine ROBERTS.

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Mattie ROBERTS.