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Pvt. Levi Roberts

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Deerhurst, Gloucestershire, England
Death: Died in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, USA
Place of Burial: Plot: 3-18-B-10, Kaysville, Davis, Utah, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel Roberts and Mary Roberts
Husband of Harriet Ann Roberts
Ex-husband of Sarah Carter
Father of Caroline Oliverson; Marinda Roberts; Henry Roberts; Phoebe Ann Taylor; Harriet Ann Bodily and 3 others
Brother of Charles Roberts; Samuel Roberts, Jr; Nancy Roberts; Unknown Roberts; Jane Roberts and 4 others

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Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868 Roberts, Levi

Birth Date: 26 Feb. 1815 Death Date: 22 Jan. 1894 Gender: Male Age: 35 Company: William Snow/Joseph Young Company (1850)


Son of Samuel Roberts & Mary Margrate

Married Harriet Ann Efford, 18 Aug 1835, Deerhurst, Gloucester, England

Children - Henry Roberts, Caroline Roberts, Phoebe Ann Roberts, Marinda Roberts, Harriet Ann Roberts, Mary Jane Roberts, Matilda Roberts, Lucy Ellen Roberts

Married Sarah Davis, 7 Mar 1857, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

Daughter - Sarah Elizabeth Roberts

STORIES OF THE MORMON BATTALION

Treasures of Pioneer History, Kate B. Carter Vol 4, page 529

Levi Roberts was born February 26, 1815, in Deerhurst, Gloucester, England. He married Harriet Ann Hefford and they joined the Latter-Day Church in their native land. Soon after they were baptized and came to America. They went to Nauvoo where he served as a bodyguard to the Prophet Joseph Smith, in the troublesome times of that period.

Levi joined the Mormon Battalion at Council Bluffs in Company "E" and crossed the plains and mountains to California. After his discharge he returned to Council Bluffs where the family made preparations the next two years to come West. They arrived in Salt Lake City in the fall of 1850 and settled on a farm in Kaysville. Levi made baskets of willows that grew on Kaysville creek and took them to Salt Lake City to sell. He was also proficient in the art of grafting. Whenever a new variety of fruit was brought to Utah he procured a slip and grafted in into one of his seedling trees. He named the fruit trees after the person who gave him the slip.

Mr. Roberts passed away at his home in Kaysville, Utah, January 22, 1894. - Robenia B. Christensen

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Pvt Levi Roberts's Timeline

1815
February 26, 1815
Deerhurst, Gloucestershire, England
February 26, 1815
Deerhurst, Gloucestershire, England
February 26, 1815
Deerhurst, Gloucestership, England
February 26, 1815
Deerhurst, Gloucestershire, England
1836
June 16, 1836
Age 21
Deerhurst, Gloucestershire, England
1838
October 30, 1838
Age 23
Deerhurst, Gloucestershire, England
1843
January 22, 1843
Age 27
Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States
1845
April 10, 1845
Age 30
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, USA
1849
September 8, 1849
Age 34
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA