William R. Roberts, Sr.

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William R. Roberts, Sr.

Also Known As: "Galen Roberts", "/Sr/"
Birthplace: St Pauls Pe,Baltimore,Maryland,USA
Death: Died in Rowan, NC, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of John Roberts and Eleanor Roberts
Husband of Elinor or Eleanor Mahan Roberts and Katherine Roberts
Father of Elisha I Roberts and Shadrack Roberts

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About William R. Roberts, Sr.

William Roberts and his sons refused to fight in the Revolution on either side. They were ostracized in the community and a local constable threatened them with confiscation of their property.

William Roberts and his wife Elinor Mahan were reportedly first cousins. They were married in 1735 at St Paul's Parish Church in Maryland. About the time Elinor died in 1770 in Rowan NC, it was reported to her former parish that she was her husband's first cousin. She was charged with fornication [incest] and expelled from the rolls of the St Paul's Parish Church (MD).

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William R. Roberts, Sr.'s Timeline

St Pauls Pe,Baltimore,Maryland,USA
Age 37
Lincoln County, Va
August 26, 1753
Age 39
Baltimore, MD, USA
August 8, 1778
Age 64
Rowan, NC, USA