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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.

http://www.rootsweb.com/~usfgs/florida/r/roberts-jk.txt

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

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

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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.

http://www.civilwarmicrofilm.com/site/viewer/unitSoldierIndex.php?regimentREF=1&unitREF=4

http://dhr.dos.state.fl.us/museum/collections/governors/about.cfm?id=22

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Jonathan Knight Roberts's Timeline

1826
November 15, 1826
Valdosta, Lowndes, Georgia, United States
1856
August 15, 1856
Age 29
Columbia, Florida, United States
August 15, 1856
Age 29
1858
May 24, 1858
Age 31
New River, Columbia, Florida, United States
1859
November 25, 1859
Age 33
New River, Bradford, Florida, United States
1861
January 4, 1861
Age 34
Lake Butler, Bradford, Florida, United States
1863
June 20, 1863
Age 36
Lake Butler, Union, Florida, United States
1865
1865
Age 38
Bradford, Florida, United States
1868
December 5, 1868
Age 42
Bradford, Florida, United States