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Beaverdam, Cherokee CO, NC

Family Group of

Jesse P. Roberts b ca 1789 Spartanburg District, SC? d ca 1863 -1864 Cherokee CO, NC
son of (Parents are unknown; yet Jesse P. is probably a bro of Israel P. Roberts, my ancestor.)

m ca 1810 - 1815 NC TO

Miriam "Mira" Shrofe b ca 1792 Buncombe CO, NC d after 1860 Cherokee CO, NC

issue: (uncertain birth order & number of children)
1(F) Mary L. "Polly" Roberts b ca 1815 NC d after 1880
m ca 1836 TO
John Anderson b ca 1814 - 1815 NC d after 1880

2(M) Joseph Palmer Roberts b ca 1817 NC d before 1871?
m ca 1838 TO
Margaret ____ b ca 1814 NC d

3(F) _____ Roberts b ca 1815 - 1820 d

4(F) _____ Roberts b ca 1815 - 1820 d

5(M) Louis Roberts b ca 1820 Buncombe CO, NC d
m 5 Jan 1871 Cherokee CO, NC by H. Lovingood, JP TO
Mary Grant b d

6(F) Elizabeth Marinda Roberts b 12 June 1824 Buncombe CO, NC d 28 Apr 1905 buried Unaka Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
m 3 Feb 1842 TO
William S. "Billy" Davidson b 7 Aug 1811 Buncombe CO, NC d 5 Jul 1893 buried Unaka Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC

7(F) Lavina "Vinie" Roberts b 26 Sep 1826 Buncombe CO, NC d 11 Nov 1915 Monroe CO, TN buried Coker Creek/Station Cemetery, Monroe CO, TN
Lavina (Roberts) Cobb's death certificate
m 2 Feb 1862 Union CO, GA by T. M. Hughes, MG TO
Rev. William Alfred Cobb b ca 1810 Burke CO, NC d 1886 Cherokee CO, NC

8(M) Edmund E. Roberts b ca 1828 Buncombe CO, NC d ca 1866 of measles
m ca 1851 TO
Nancy Caroline Reed b 24 Nov 1830 (vicinity of present Yancy CO, NC) d 9 June 1915 buried Coker Creek/Station Cemetery, Monroe CO, TN

9(F) _____ Roberts b ca 1825 - 1830 d

10(F) Nancy Elmira Roberts b 8 June 1834 Buncombe CO, NC d 14 Sep 1916 Shoal Creek, Cherokee CO, NC buried Reid's Chapel Cemetery, Vest's, Cherokee CO, NC
witness to Dockery murder case, Murphy, NC 1895
m ca 1852 TO
Samuel Reed b ca 1828-30 NC d ca 1866 buried Reid's Chapel Cemetery, Vest's Cherokee CO, NC

11(F) Susannah "Susan" Roberts b 16 Apr 1836 Buncombe CO, NC d 17 Jul 1881 buried Unaka Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
m ca 1866 TO
James "Jim" M. Plemons b 1834 NC d 3 July 1914 Ogreeta, Beaverdam, Cherokee CO, NC buried Ogreeta Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
James M. Plemons' death certificate
[NOTE: After Susannah's death, he m. 8 Apr 1883 Cherokee CO, NC to Catherine C. Haskell (age 29), by H. H. Davidson, JP.

(Were there other Roberts children?)

Thanks to Cousins Joe Irons and Scott Arwood for help! Both are descendants of Jesse P. Roberts.

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