|Mother:||"Old Mother Roberts, a Welsh Woman", who died in Roxbury MA on 1 Oct 1645, “in the 103rd year of her age.”|
|Died:||in Roxbury MA on 27 Jan 1651/52|
John Roberts came from Wales to Roxbury MA in 1636. The arrival of John Roberts with , his aged mother, his wife, and 7 children is noted in the church records of Roxbury MA in 1636. Two more children were apparently born in Roxbury, MA.
John Roberts and his family made their permanent home in Roxbury, MA, where his children were reared. We have no birth, marriage, or death records for most of the children; except it is known that Jenet Roberts married Robert Starkweather, another Welshman, in Roxbury MA, about 1642; and that John Roberts in 1651 gave certain properties including a house and lands in both Roxbury & Boston MA to Robert Starkweather.
John Roberts was made a "Freeman" on 22 May 1639 in Roxbury, MA. John Roberts had a brother Samuel R. Roberts who settled in Salisbury MA. Samuel Roberts died in Salisbury on 22 Sep 1655. A list of debts filed after his death, mention 2 months wages on the ship “Goodfellow.”
John Robert's mother, known as “Old Mother Roberts, a Welsh Woman”, died in Roxbury MA on 1 Oct 1645, “in the 103rd year of her age.”
John Roberts died in Roxbury MA on 27 Jan 1651/52 of dropsy. Administration of the will in Essex County Courts was 2 Feb 1651/52. We know nothing about John's wife.
|Revised: April 15, 2011 by compiler John Wilcox (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
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