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Children of:

George Thomas Roberts
&
Ora Evalene Curry
(Grandparents)
  1. George Holland Roberts:
              b. 24-Aug-1906 / d.xx-xxx-1989 Altus, Jackson, OK Blair Cemetery - Born in Tennessee, the eldest son, was mentally challenged due to an undiagnosed cause, and lived at home for his entire life. At the time of the death of Ora Roberts (his Mother), he made his home with his Sister, Irene Roberts, who's husband, Cecil Darwin had recently passed away. After a fall which resulted in extreme trauma to his back, Holland was removed to the "Altus Nursing Home" where he spent the remainder of his life until his passing.

  2. Irene Roberts:
              b. 05-Nov-1908 / d. 25-Sep-1981 Altus, Jackson, OK Altus Cemetery - Born in Elida, New Mexico, and as a youngster, Irene moved with her Parents to Oklahoma. She attended public schools there, and graduated from Blair High School, and subsequently attended the University of Oklahoma, at Norman. She married J. Cecil Darwin, the owner of "Daniel Abstract Office", located in Altus Oklahoma. Irene and Cecil lived in Altus, and later moved back to the "home place" until their deaths. Their marriage resulted in the birth of two children (George Robert Darwin, who currently lives in Virginia and Annette Lucille Darwin, who lives in the Dallas-Ft. Worth metro area).

  3. Louin Weldon Roberts:
              b. 26-Nov-1910 / living - Louin was the third child born to George Thomas Roberts and Ora Curry of Blair, Oklahoma. He was born "at home", in a two-room farm house located 1.5 miles north and 0.5 miles east of Blair, Oklahoma. Later the Family moved into the "home place", a two story, sandy color, brick home which the family built, located one and one-fourth miles north and one-forth miles east of Blair, on what is now Oklahoma State Highway # 283. Many of the Roberts family are buried in the "Blair Cemetary", located on a hill approximately one mile west of the town. While working at his profession (he was a Geophysist-seismologist for J. C. Petty Geophysical Engineering Company & Petty Laboratories, Inc, of San Antonio, TX, Louin met and married his wife, Jean Boyer and they celebrated 56 years of married life months before her death. Louin, an engineer by profession,; a farmer at heart, is retired, and at the age of 90, is currently making his home in California with his Son, L. W. (Bob) Roberts

  4. Owen Wesley Roberts:
              b. 15-Feb-1919 / living - Born in Blair, Oklahoma, Owen, attended schools in Blair and married Esteen Evelyn Enzer (also of Blair). He engaged in farming and worked as a carpenter in the area. Later in, he moved to Wisconsin and made his home there for many years. He has returned to Oklahoma and is living in Sulphur, Oklahoma near his two Sons, Owen W. and L. Mark Roberts. His only Daughter, Barbara D'Ann lives in the Oklahoma City metro area.

  5. Evalene Roberts:
              b. 29-Jan-1921 / living - Born in Blair, Oklahoma, Evalene completed school there and then obtained education at local colleges in the area and took a job in Washington, D.C. where she lived and worked until meeting and marrying her husband, Edgar Lee Bowman, of Phoenix, Arizona (now deceased). Evalene worked for the State of Arizona for many years until her retirement. She is still living in her family home in Phoenix,. Ed and Evalene were the parents of two children, (Frank Lee and Dazy Patricia) who also live in Phoenix.


Children of:

Benjamin Dabney Roberts
&
Sarah A. E. Huggard
(G Grandparents)

  1. James Wesley Roberts:
              b. xx-xxx-1867 d. xx-xxx-1892 Owned and operated a barbershop in Kansas.

  2. George Thomas Roberts:
              b. 13-Mar-1866 d. 05-Mar-1938. George Thomas Roberts was born in Sparksville, Adair County, Kentucky, and at the age of 37, married Ora Evalene Curry (aged 25, of Breeding, Kentucky) in 1904 or 1905. He was a farmer for most all of his life.

  3. Joseph Henry Roberts:
              b. xx-xxx-xxxx d. xx-xxx-1936. Joe (as he was known) was a bachelor all his life. He died of Cancer. He owned real estate in Blair, OK. One one building was the Aldrich Theater. Most of his holdings were willed to his Nieces & Nephews at his death. (children of Benjamin Leslie Roberts.

  4. Benjamin Leslie Roberts:
              b. xx-xxx-xxx d. xx-xxx-xxxx. Benjamin Leslie had a reputation as being a very stern and abrupt individual. His children were Bufford, Sally, Velma, Clara, Leon and Lois. He owned a meat market and then later a combination of meat market and grocery store.

  5. Annie Belle Roberts:
              b. xx-xxx-xxxx d. xx-xxx-xxxx. Annabelle, as she was known, never married and had a sucession of businesses. She owned and operated a photographic studio in Bristow, OK, and in later life moved to Altus, Jackson Co., OK where she opened another photographic studio. She lived in Altus until her death in Blair.

Children of:

Benjamin Joseph Roberts
&
Susan (Unknown)
(GG Grandparents)

  1. Benjamin Dabney Roberts: