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Generation 3 - No. 4:
George Thomas Roberts - Grandfather

Parents: Father - Benjamin Dabney Roberts
Mother - Sarah A. E. Huggard

photo, 1937

Life Events:
 Birth:   13-Mar-1866 - Sparksville, Adair, KY Death:   05-Mar-1938 - Blair, Jackson, OK
Burial:   Blair Cemetery (1 mile west of township)
 Married:    19-Mar-1905
                     - Breeding, Adair, KY
                     - Ora Evalene Curry

Children: i   George Holland Roberts
ii  Irene Roberts (Darwin)
iii Louin Weldon Roberts
iv  Owen Wesley Roberts
v   Evalene Roberts (Bowman)
         (Children's link)

Siblings: James Wesley Roberts
Joseph H. Roberts
Benjamin L. Roberts
Annie Belle Roberts

References: Genealogy Community
County Courthouse - Altus, Jackson Co., Oklahoma
State of Oklahoma - Birth Records Gutherie & OKC.
State of Kentucky - 1900 Census, Gradyville, Adair Co.


         George Thomas Roberts was born in Sparksville, Adair County, Kentucky, on 13-Mar-1866, and at the age of 37, married Ora Curry (aged 25, of Breeding, Kentucky) in 1905

          The newlyweds then relocated near Nashville, Tennessee where George found employment working on the ship locks in the area. The growing family now included an infant, George Holland.

          Harking to the lure of free land, the Family relocated to New Mexico where they homesteaded land near the town of Elida, and where a second child (Irene) was born. George then removed his family to Oklahoma and after establishing residence there, he began a farming enterprise on his newly aquired farmlands, and also raised horses and mules, which he sold to local farmers.