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TO REASON ROBERTS PLACE



of Unaka, Cherokee CO, NC
& later of Hunt & Fannin COS, TX

Family Group of

John Reason Roberts, Jr.b ca 1858 Cherokee CO, NC d ca 1895 - 1897 Hunt CO, TX
son of Reason Roberts* & Mary M. "Polly" Allen* of Beaverdam Township, Cherokee CO, NC
photo of Reason & Sarah (Sanderson) Roberts' family

m 24 Aug 1884 by John B. Evans, JP at Elizabeth Roberts' home at Beaverdam, Cherokee CO, NC, witnessed by John M. Burgess & B. L. Roberts, TO

Sarah "Sallie" Elizabeth Sanderson b 27 Nov 1867 Hayesville, Clay CO, NC d 14 Mar 1952 Leonard, Fannin CO, TX buried Leonard Cemetery, Fannin CO, TX
dau of Rev. Joseph Sanderson & Mickey Auberry of Ducktown, Polk CO, TN & later Hunt CO, TX

[NOTE: After Reason, Jr.'s death, Sarah (Sanderson) Roberts married (2) 23 Sep 1898 Leonard, Fannin CO, TX TO Elbert Monroe McDonald b 1840 d 1925 buried Leonard Cemetery, Fannin CO, TX. She had four children by him. He was a widower with nine children by his former wife, Jo Frances Slater.]

issue: (only four Roberts children)
1(M) Denvil "Deb" Arthur Roberts b 22 July 1885 Cherokee CO, NC d 3 Nov 1939 buried Leonard Cemetery, Fannin CO, TX

2(F) Gertrude Ann "Gertie" Roberts b 25 May 1888 (per tombstone 29 May 1889) Cherokee CO, NC d 27 May 1971 Leonard, Fannin CO, TX buried Leonard Cemetery, Fannin CO, TX
m 18 Dec 1905 Hunt CO, TX TO
Wallace McDonald b 27 Sep 1879 Pike, Collin CO, TX d 28 Jan 1959 Leonard, Fannin CO, TX buried Leonard Cemetery, Fannin CO, TX

3(M) Joseph Ernest Roberts b 19 Oct 1891 Leonard, Fannin CO, TX d 22 May 1972 Naples, Morris CO, TX buried Spring Hill Cemetery, Naples, Morris CO, TX
m TO (possibly his 2nd wife)
Verna Windom b 5 Sep 1907 TX d 8 Jan 1968 buried Spring Hill Cemetery, Naples, Morris CO, TX

4(M) William "Willie" Evert Roberts b 28 Nov 1895 Hunt CO, TX d 27 Oct 1954 Bonham, Fannin CO, TX buried Arledge Ridge Cemetery, Fannin CO, TX

  • Cpl CO E, 357 Infantry, WW I
    m Leonard, Fannin CO, TX TO
    Catherine "Kitty" Cronin b 1895 NY d 1970 buried Arledge Ridge Cemetery, Fannin CO, TX

    Many thanks to Deborah Seamons for help with this family!

    * great-great-great-grandparents of Sandra (Nipper) Ratledge

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