Doddridge County Roots

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David ROBERTS

Male 1842 - 1923  (~ 81 years)


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  • Name David ROBERTS 
    Born CA 1842  [1
    • Age in the 1910 and 1920 Censuses would put birth in about 1840, while age 8 in the 1850 Census would put it in about 1842. But the 1900 Census shows it as Dec 1844, age 55.
    • Age in the 1910 and 1920 Censuses would put birth in about 1840, while age 8 in the 1850 Census would put it in about 1842. But the 1900 Census shows it as Dec 1844, age 55.
    Gender Male 
    Military From 29 Aug 1863 to 8 Mar 1864  [2
    Pvt, Co H, 4th W.Va. Cav, and Co E, 6th W.Va. Inf, Civil War 
    • David Roberts joined for duty 27 Jul 1863 in West Union and mustered in on 29 Aug 1863 in Parkersburg as a Private in Co H, 4th W.Va. Cav, at the age of 22. He was admitted to the U.S. General Hospital in Grafton, W.Va. on 22 Feb 1864 with rubella. He mustered out on 8 Mar 1864 in Wheeling. His residence in 1864 was Riggins Run, Doddridge County.

      NOTE: As of February 2017, the Civil War medal issued for David Roberts had never been claimed and was in storage at the West Virginia State Archives in Charleston.
      http://www.wvculture.org/history/archives/civilwarmedals/medals.html
    Military From 29 Aug 1863 to 8 Mar 1864  [2
    Pvt, Co H, 4th W.Va. Cav, and Co E, 6th W.Va. Inf, Civil War 
    • David Roberts joined for duty 27 Jul 1863 in West Union and mustered in on 29 Aug 1863 in Parkersburg as a Private in Co H, 4th W.Va. Cav, at the age of 22. He was admitted to the U.S. General Hospital in Grafton, W.Va. on 22 Feb 1864 with rubella. He mustered out on 8 Mar 1864 in Wheeling. His residence in 1864 was Riggins Run, Doddridge County.

      NOTE: As of February 2017, the Civil War medal issued for David Roberts had never been claimed and was in storage at the West Virginia State Archives in Charleston.
      http://www.wvculture.org/history/archives/civilwarmedals/medals.html
    Residence 1864  Riggins Run, McClellan District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1864  Riggins Run, McClellan District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1870  McClellan District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1870  McClellan District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1880  West Union District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1880  West Union District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1900, 1910  McClellan District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1900, 1910  McClellan District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1920  Grant District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1920  Grant District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Aug 1923  Rinehart (Wallace), Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1850, 1960  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1850, 1960  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation farmer  [4
    Occupation farmer  [4
    Buried Roberts Chapel Cemetery, Riggins Run, Co Rd 5, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I67044  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 9 Apr 2017 

    Father Richard ROBERTS,   b. CA 1798 
    Mother Elizabeth WATSON,   b. CA 1800, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Sep 1835  Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F42712  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Tilitha MCCUNE,   b. May 1847 
    Married CA 1866  [4
    Notes 
    • 1900 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (McClellan District), enumerated on Jun 12 1900:
      David Roberts, 55, b. Dec 1844, farmer, married 34 yrs; wife Tibitha (or Tilitha), 53, b. May 1847, married 34 yrs, mother of 8 children (6 still living); son John R. (?), 27, b. Apr 1873, single; son George W, 22, b. Sep 1877, single; dau Icy E, 14, b. May 1886; granddau Nellie B. Yang (sic), 10, b. Feb 1890; grandson James F. Yang, 7, b. Mar 1893.

      1910 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (McClellan District), enumerated on Apr 15 1910:
      David Roberts, 70, farmer, married 44 yrs; wife Tabitha (or Talitha) R, 62, married 44 yrs, mother of 8 children (6 still living); son George W, 32, farm laborer (working out), single; grandson James F. Allen, 17, day laborer at odd jobs, single; granddau Nellie B. Price, 20, housekeeper in private homes, married 2 yrs, no children. [6]
    Children 
     1. Missouri E. ROBERTS,   b. CA 1868, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Mary M. A. "Maggie" ROBERTS,   b. CA 1869, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. John Albers ROBERTS,   b. 11 Apr 1873, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1948, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     4. Sarah ROBERTS,   b. CA 1876
     5. F. J. ROBERTS,   b. CA 1877
     6. George Washington ROBERTS,   b. 14 Sep 1877, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1953, Marion Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     7. Icy E. ROBERTS,   b. 1886, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F28167  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - Aug 1923 - Rinehart (Wallace), Harrison Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Roberts Chapel Cemetery, Riggins Run, Co Rd 5, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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  • Sources 
    1. [S941] 1850 Census, Doddridge County, (W)VA.

    2. [S1711] Civil War Service Records, ().

    3. [S37] Historical Military Records, (www.fold3.com).

    4. [S2010] 1900 Census, Doddridge County, WV (McClellan District).

    5. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    6. [S1604] Death record of son.