ROBERTS Lewis

Male 1824 - 1915  (91 years)


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  • Name ROBERTS Lewis 
    Born 21 Feb 1824  Westmoreland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    CENSUS 23 Sep 1850  Ligonier Township, Westmoreland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Lewis' name spelled incorrectly as Louis
    • Lewis living with family of his future uncle Abel Fisher. Clarissa Fisher, whom Lewis weds less than a year after this census was taken, was the daughter of Abel's brother Thomas Fisher and therefore Abel's niece.
    Census: 1850 U.S. - Ligonier Township, Westmoreland Co., Pa Roll  M432_836; Page: 15A; Image: 379
    Census: 1850 U.S. - Ligonier Township, Westmoreland Co., Pa Roll M432_836; Page: 15A; Image: 379
    CENSUS 27 Jun 1860  Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Surname should read Roberts not Robert.
      Occupation: Farmer.
    Census: 1860 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL, Roll: M653_201; Page: 628; Image: 268; Family History Library Film: 803201
    Census: 1860 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL, Roll: M653_201; Page: 628; Image: 268; Family History Library Film: 803201
    CENSUS 28 Jul 1870  Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census: 1870 U.S. - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS, Roll  M593_440; Page: 276B; Image: 556; Family History Library Film: 545939
    Census: 1870 U.S. - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS, Roll M593_440; Page: 276B; Image: 556; Family History Library Film: 545939
    CENSUS 01 Mar 1875  Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Lewis and Clarissa's family living next door to family of Clarissa's sister, Martha (Fisher) Hoskinson.
      Occupation: Farmer.
    Census: 1875 Kansas - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Roll: ks1875_15 Page 40
    Census: 1875 Kansas - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Roll: ks1875_15 Page 40
    CENSUS Jun 1880  Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Occupation: Farmer.
      Douglass Million boarding with Lewis' family.
    Census: 1880 U.S. - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS, Roll: 391; Family History Film: 1254391; Page: 58B; Enumeration District: 29; Image: 0635
    Census: 1880 U.S. - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS, Roll: 391; Family History Film: 1254391; Page: 58B; Enumeration District: 29; Image: 0635
    CENSUS 01 Mar 1895  Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Shows him moving to Kansas from Illinois.
      Occupation: Farmer.
      May and Scott must be grandchildren as they are far too young to Lewis and Clarissa's children.
    Census: 1895 Kansas - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS, Roll: v115_110 Image 158
    Census: 1895 Kansas - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS, Roll: v115_110 Image 158
    Census: 1895 Kansas - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS, Roll: v115_110 Image 159
    Census: 1895 Kansas - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS, Roll: v115_110 Image 159
    CENSUS 30 Jun 1900  Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Lists Lewis as born 1824.
      Married 49 years.
      Occupation: Land Lord.
      Can read, write and speak English.
    Census: 1900 U.S. - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Roll: T623_494 Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 113
    Census: 1900 U.S. - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Roll: T623_494 Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 113
    CENSUS 01 Mar 1905  Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Lists Lewis as owning his farm, free, no mortgage.
      Shows him moving to Kansas from Illinois.
      Occupation: Farmer.
    Census: 1905 Kansas - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Roll: ks1905_116 Page: 155
    Census: 1905 Kansas - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Roll: ks1905_116 Page: 155
    Census: 1905 Kansas - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Roll: ks1905_116 Page: 156
    Census: 1905 Kansas - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Roll: ks1905_116 Page: 156
    Census: 1905 Kansas - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Roll: ks1905_116 Page: 157
    Census: 1905 Kansas - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Roll: ks1905_116 Page: 157
    CENSUS 29 Apr 1910  Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Dwelling No., Family No.,
    Family Members, Relation, Sex, Age, Marital Status/No. Marriage, No. children born, No. now living, Place of Birth, Father's Place of Birth, Mother's Place of Birth, Profession

    121, 122,
    Roberts William F, Head, M, 53, S, , , , Illinois, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Blacksmith, Own Shop
    Roberts Louis, Father, M, 85, Wd, , , , Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, none
    Roberts May, Minor, F, 18, S, , , , Kansas, Kansas, Kansas, none 
    Died 23 Mar 1915  Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 11, 12
    Obituary: Lewis Roberts, <i>The Osage County Chronicle</i>, 25 Mar 1915
    Obituary: Lewis Roberts, The Osage County Chronicle, 25 Mar 1915
    Lewis Roberts, pioneer settler, aged 92 years, died yesterday at the home of his son William in the Prairie Center neighborhood, about eight miles west of town, and the funeral occurred this afternoon. His wife died some years ago but he leaves several children. We could not get further particulars.
    Obituary: Lewis Roberts, <i>The Osage County Chronicle</i>, 1 Apr 1915
    Obituary: Lewis Roberts, The Osage County Chronicle, 1 Apr 1915
    The Late Lewis Roberts
    Lewis Roberts, whose death at the age of 91 years, was briefly mentioned in these columns last week, was born near Legonier (should read Ligonier-ed), Westmoreland county, Penna., February 21, 1824, and died at his home eight miles northwest of Burlingame March 23, 1915. He married December 3, 1850, to Miss Clara Fisher and ten children were born to them of whom five survive as follows: W. F. Roberts, Mrs. Ella Satzler, Mrs. Emma Henry, Mrs. Ida Forest and Mrs. Harriet Smith. Mr. Roberts and family came to Kansas in 1867, settling on the farm in this county where he died. All the living children reside near Burlingame. He also left 27 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
    Mr. Roberts was for forty years a member of the M. E. Church. Funeral services were conducted at his late home by Rev. Mr. Holt, Baptist pastor here, the internment being at Prairie Center cemetery.
    Buried 25 Mar 1915  Prairie Center Cemetery, Osage Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 12
    Headstone: Lewis Roberts (1824-1915) and Clara (Fisher) Roberts (1826-1909)
    Headstone: Lewis Roberts (1824-1915) and Clara (Fisher) Roberts (1826-1909)
    Lewis Roberts
    1824-1915
    Clara His Wife
    1826-1909
    Person ID I250  Main
    Last Modified 15 Jan 2011 

    Father ROBERTS, Shannon,   b. 03 Feb 1800, Westmoreland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1856, Burlingame, Osage Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother NICELY, Margaret,   b. Abt 1800, Westmoreland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1884  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Family ID F387  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family FISHER Clarissa,   b. 14 Sep 1826, Westmoreland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1909, Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 03 Dec 1850  [13
    • Based on years of marriage in 1900 census.
    Children 
     1. ROBERTS, Sarah jane,   b. 03 Sep 1851, Westmoreland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. ROBERTS, Mary E,   b. 10 Feb 1853, Westmoreland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1855, Westmoreland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     3. ROBERTS Susan Lavinia,   b. 29 Sep 1854, Westmoreland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1903, Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)  [Birth]
     4. ROBERTS William Fisher,   b. 29 Nov 1856, Schuyler Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1930, Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [Birth]
     5. ROBERTS John Franklin,   b. 08 Jun 1858, Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1864  (Age 5 years)  [Birth]
     6. ROBERTS, Abraham Lincoln,   b. 03 Jun 1861, Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1862, Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     7. ROBERTS, Harriet Josephine,   b. 15 May 1863, Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Jan 1954, Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     8. ROBERTS, Ida Belle,   b. 03 Mar 1865, Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1948  (Age 83 years)
     9. ROBERTS, Martha Ellen,   b. 16 May 1867, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1948  (Age 81 years)
     10. ROBERTS, Margaret Emma,   b. 16 Dec 1869, Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1959  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2010 17:36:47 
    Family ID F79  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 23 Sep 1850 - Ligonier Township, Westmoreland Co., PA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 27 Jun 1860 - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 28 Jul 1870 - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 01 Mar 1875 - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Link to Google Earth
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    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 01 Mar 1895 - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 30 Jun 1900 - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 01 Mar 1905 - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - Dwelling No., Family No., Family Members, Relation, Sex, Age, Marital Status/No. Marriage, No. children born, No. now living, Place of Birth, Father's Place of Birth, Mother's Place of Birth, Profession 121, 122, Roberts William F, Head, M, 53, S, , , , Illinois, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Blacksmith, Own Shop Roberts Louis, Father, M, 85, Wd, , , , Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, none Roberts May, Minor, F, 18, S, , , , Kansas, Kansas, Kansas, none - 29 Apr 1910 - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Mar 1915 - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 25 Mar 1915 - Prairie Center Cemetery, Osage Co., KS Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S309] The Osage County Chronicle, (The Osage County Chronicle (Burlingame, KS)), p. 10, col. 5 (Reliability: 2), 1 Apr 1915.

    2. [S140] Census: 1850 U.S. - Ligonier Township, Westmoreland Co., PA , (Ancestry.com), Roll M432_836; Page: 15A; Image: 379 (Reliability: 3), 23 Sep 1850.

    3. [S87] Census: 1860 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL, (Ancestry.com), Roll: M653_201; Page: 628; Image: 268; Family History Library Film: 803201 (Reliability: 3), 27 Jun 1860.

    4. [S130] Census: 1870 U.S. - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS, (Ancestry,com), Roll M593_440; Page: 276B; Image: 556; Family History Library Film: 545939 (Reliability: 2), 28 Jul 1870.

    5. [S133] Census: 1875 Kansas - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS, (Ancestry.com), Roll: ks1875_15 Page 40 Line 1 (Reliability: 2), 01 Mar 1875.

    6. [S129] Census: 1880 U.S. - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS, (Ancestry,com), Roll: 391; Family History Film: 1254391; Page: 58B; Enumeration District: 29; Image: 0635 (Reliability: 3), Jun 1880.

    7. [S134] Census: 1895 Kansas - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS, (Ancestry.com), Roll: v115_110 Image 159-162 (Reliability: 3), 01 Mar 1895.

    8. [S131] Census: 1900 U.S. - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS, (Ancestry,com), Roll: T623_494; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 113 (Reliability: 3), 30 Jun 1900.

    9. [S138] Census: 1905 Kansas - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS, (Ancestry.com), Roll: ks1905_116 Page: 155-157 (Reliability: 3), 01 Mar 1905.

    10. [S139] Census: 1910 U.S. - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS , (Ancestry.com), Roll: T624_451; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 95; Image: 715 (Reliability: 3), 29 Apr 1910.

    11. [S137] Obituary: Roberts, Lewis - 1915, (Ligonier Echo, Ligonier, PA 15658), p. 4 (Reliability: 2), 07 Apr 1915.

    12. [S309] The Osage County Chronicle, (The Osage County Chronicle (Burlingame, KS)), p. 6, col. 3 (Reliability: 2), 25 Apr 1915.

    13. [S131] Census: 1900 U.S. - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS, (Ancestry,com), Roll: T623_494 Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 113 (Reliability: 2), 30 Jun 1900.