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Jonathan Knight Roberts

Birthdate: (80)
Birthplace: Valdosta, Lowndes, Georgia, United States
Death: August 16, 1907 (80)
Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States
Place of Burial: Duval, Florida, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Lewis Leonard Roberts and Mary Roberts
Husband of Mary Adeline Roberts
Father of Nathan Enoch Roberts; Martha Ann Stafford; Thomas Henry Roberts; Mary Jane Dobson; Jonathan H. Roberts and 10 others
Brother of David B Roberts; Elizabeth Ann Gaskins; William P. Roberts; Saleta Ann Mikell; Pvt. Reubin S. Roberts and 5 others

Managed by: Raymond Isaac Booth, III
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About Jonathan Knight Roberts

Jonathan Knight Roberts served in the Confederate Army as a Private in

Company E [sic], 1st Florida Cavalry which later became Company E, 9th

Florida Regiment. He served in the Confederate Army from 1861 to 1865.

He applied for a pension while living in New Smyrna, Florida. He

received his pension and after his death his wife Mary Alford Roberts

received a widow's pension which was approved in 1908. She received

this pension until her death in 1920.

[The identification of the military unit above is incorrect. See entry below.]

Burial: Dunns Creek Cemetery, Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida


Captain Harvey's Company became Company D, First Florida Cavalry. In this unit, our ancestor William R. Alford entered as a Private and ultimately became a 1st Lieut. Our ancestor Jonathon K. Roberts served as the company musician. Also, F. P. Fleming (not our ancestor, but a native of Panama Park, Duval County, Florida) served as a 1st Lieut. F. P. Fleming later served as the fifteenth Governor of Florida from January 8, 1889 to January 3, 1893.

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Jonathan Knight Roberts's Timeline

November 15, 1826
Valdosta, Lowndes, Georgia, United States
August 15, 1856
Age 29
Columbia, Florida, United States
May 24, 1858
Age 31
New River, Columbia, Florida, United States
November 25, 1859
Age 33
New River, Bradford, Florida, United States
January 4, 1861
Age 34
Lake Butler, Bradford, Florida, United States
June 20, 1863
Age 36
Lake Butler, Union, Florida, United States
July 15, 1864
Age 37
Bradford, Florida, United States
December 5, 1868
Age 42
Bradford, Florida, United States
Age 41
Bradford, Florida, United States