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Beaverdam, Cherokee CO, NC

Family Group of

Reason "Rease" Roberts** b Feb 1823 Buncombe CO, NC per 1900 Cherokee CO, NC census d after 7 July & before 1 Sep 1902 Cherokee CO, NC
occupation - farmer & lay preacher
PVT, Capt Goldman Bryson's Union Volunteers of 1863
will of Reason Roberts, Will Book A, Cherokee CO, NC, 7 Jul 1902
son of Israel P. & Jane Roberts* of Beaverdam, Cherokee CO, NC

m ca 1844 TO

Mary M. "Polly" Allen** b ca Feb 1825 Rutherford CO, NC d after 1902 Cherokee CO, NC; memorial tombstone placed in Hanging Dog Bapt Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC by the Dockery Family Association
photo of Reason & Mary M. "Polly" (Allen) Roberts
dau of James Allen* & Phoebe Johnston* of Hanging Dog, Cherokee CO, NC

issue:
1(M) Jonathan B. Roberts b 1845 Cherokee CO, NC d ca 1861-1869

2(F) Phoeba Jane Roberts** b Nov 1846 Cherokee CO, NC d 1 May 1929 Grandview, Cherokee CO, NC buried Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
m 13 Apr 1873 Cherokee CO, NC by William A. Cobb, MG, at Reason Roberts' home, wit: T. H. Hampton, Ozena Hampton, and Susan E. Roberts, TO
John Henry Hampton** b Oct 1851 Buncombe CO, NC d 21 May 1927 Grandview, Cherokee CO, NC buried Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
photo # 1 and 2 of John Henry & Phoeba Jane (Roberts) Hampton

3(M) William Riley "Dub" Roberts b 1846 [1844 per tombstone] Cherokee CO, NC (moved to CA ca 1904) d 1927 buried Mountain View Cemetery, Fresno, Fresno CO, CA
m 9 July 1878 Beaver Dam, Cherokee CO, NC by G. Y. Burgess, MG at his home, wit: G. Y. Whitcomb, Marthy Jane Thompson, J. M. Jones, TO
Frances Mae "Rexie" Kilby b 1859 NC d 1927 buried Mountain View Cemetery, Fresno, Fresno CO, CA

4(F) Sarah A. "Sally" Roberts b 10 Apr 1849 Cherokee CO, NC d 20 Mar 1935 Ironsburg, Monroe CO, TN buried Ironsburg Cemetery, Monroe CO, TN (no stone)
Sarah A. "Sally" Roberts' death certificate
m never

5(F) Martha Sue C. Roberts b Feb 1851 Cherokee CO, NC d 9 Dec 1937 Beaverdam, Cherokee CO, NC buried Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
m 10 Mar 1872 by E. A. Deweese, magistrate Cherokee CO, NC TO
Alfred Zimariah "Zim" / "Zimrie" Roberts b Aug 1853 Cherokee CO, NC d 1939 buried Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC

6(F) Katherine Susannah Jane "Susan / "Susie" Roberts b 1854 Cherokee CO, NC d 21 Oct 1932 Monroe CO, TN buried Ironsburg Cemetery, Monroe CO, TN (stones without dates)
m 1 Dec 1878 Cherokee CO, NC by R. P. Abernathy, MG, wit: T. C. Fain, M. C. & S. H. Abernathy, TO
Burton J. "Burt" / "Buck" Jones b 4 Apr 1848 Cherokee CO, NC d 12 Mar 1934 Ironsburg, Monroe CO, TN buried Ironsburg Cemetery, Monroe CO, TN (stones without dates)

7(M) James Eli Bone Roberts b 1855 Cherokee CO, NC d 16 Nov 1921 Cherokee CO, NC buried Unaka Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
m 8 Apr 1885 at George Dockery's home Cherokee CO, NC by J. E. Sanderson, MG, wit: Jas. Allen, Marian Cole, & Walter Dockery, TO
Caldonia "Donie" Dockery b ca 1867 GA d ca 1890 - 1899 buried Unaka Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC

8(F) Clarissa E. Roberts b 1857 Cherokee CO, NC d ca 1861-1869

9(M) John Reason "Hump" Roberts, Jr. b ca 1858 Cherokee CO, NC d ca 1895 - 1897 Hunt CO, TX
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, wit: John M. Burgess & B. L. Roberts, TO
Sarah Elizabeth "Sallie" Sanderson b 27 Nov 1866 Hayesville, Clay CO, NC d 14 Mar 1952 Leonard, Fannin CO, TX buried Leonard Cemetery, Fannin CO, TX

10(F) Mary Margaret "Node" Roberts b 1859 [per tombstone, but probably 1860] Cherokee CO, NC d 7 Jul 1927 Beaverdam, Cherokee CO, NC buried Unaka Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
m 22 Jan 1880 Cherokee CO, NC at Reason Roberts' home by H. Lovingood, JP, wit: John Hampton, Joseph Roberts & Susan Roberts, TO
William Tal West b 1855 GA d 4 Aug 1922 buried Unaka Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC

11(M) Benjamin F. ("Doctor?" / "Ben") Roberts b ca 1862 NC d 12 Oct 1910 buried Bryson Cemetery, Unaka, Cherokee CO, NC
m 29 Aug 1886 Cherokee CO, NC at Sam'l Bryson's residence by J. B. Powell, JP, wit: R. R. Martin, B. Jones, & Reason Roberts, TO
Margaret "Maggie" Bryson b 15 Apr 1867 Cherokee CO, NC d 19 Apr 1952 Cherokee CO, NC buried Bryson Cemetery, Unaka, Cherokee CO, NC

Many thanks to all the following people for helping gather the above information: Mary Lee Farmer, Deborah Seamons, Bill Allen, Scott Arwood, and most of all my mother, Beulah (Cline) Nipper, without whose help this never would have begun!

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

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