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James Roberts

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Camborne parish, Cornwall, England
Death: Died in Dodgeville, Wisconsin, United States
Place of Burial: Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Roberts and Ann Roberts
Husband of Elizabeth Ann Roberts
Father of Alfred Roberts

Occupation: Drug store owner
Managed by: Private User
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About James Roberts

Birth: Oct. 2, 1835 Cornwall, England Death: Jun. 16, 1926

Biographical Sketch "JAMES ROBERTS, druggist, Dodgeville; born Oct. 2, 1835, in the parish of Camborne, Cornwall, England; his parents, Thomas and Ann (Rule) Roberts, came to American with their children, in 1846, and settled in Dodgeville; here they both died. In 1852, James Roberts went, via the Nicaragua route, to California, and was in the mines of the Golden State until 1859; he then returned to Dodgeville, and was in the smelting business with Bennett, George & Co. until April, 1864, when he again went West, and was in the Montana gold mines until November, 1865. He began his present business in the fall of 1866; he carries a large and full assortment of everything usually found in a village drug store. Is a Methodist, and belongs to the I.O.O.F. and A.O.U.W. of Dodgeville. He married Miss Elizabeth, daughter of James and Mary A. (Jenkins) Perkins, of Redruth, Cornwall; they have eight children—Edith A., Henry F., Luella M., Alfred, Clarence J., Jennie T., Hattie R. and Nellie, all born in Dodgeville."

Doni's note: Also, a daughter, Mary; and son, Tommy, both buried at East Side Cem.


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Parents:
 Thomas Roberts (1791 - 1862)
 Ann Rule Roberts (1795 - 1876)

Spouse:
 Elizabeth Ann Perkins Roberts (1837 - 1883)

Children:
 Luella M. Roberts*
 Mary Roberts*
 Tommy Roberts*
 Henry F Roberts (1863 - 1922)*

Siblings:
 John R. Roberts (1820 - 1879)*
 Jane Roberts Bennett (1827 - 1906)*
 James Roberts (1835 - 1926)
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Burial: East Side Cemetery Dodgeville Iowa County Wisconsin, USA


Maintained by: Doni Wright Originally Created by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye Record added: Sep 04, 2004 Find A Grave Memorial# 9418236

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James Roberts's Timeline

1835
October 2, 1835
Cornwall, England
1868
February 25, 1868
Age 32
Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin, United States
1926
June 16, 1926
Age 90
Dodgeville, Wisconsin, United States
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Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin, United States