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Fifth Generation (Continued)

Family of Elizabeth Ann WOOD (12) & William Roy ROBERTS

30. Sarah Jane ROBERTS. Born on 10 May 1863. At the age of 35, Sarah Jane died in Jun 1898. Alias/AKA: "Sallie".

Sarah Jane married William Washington SMITH, son of ? DICKSON & Harriet SMITH (Oct 1835-). Born in 1858. At the age of 62, William Washington died in 1920.

They had the following children:
64 i. Mary Louisa (1883-)
65 ii. Geneva Mae (1891-1986)

31. William Sanders ROBERTS. Born on 31 Mar 1865 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 73, William Sanders died on 14 Jul 1938. Buried in Jul 1938 in New Hope Cemetery, Yuma, Carroll County, Tennessee. Resided in District 9, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1900. Alias/AKA: "Bud".

In 1883 when William Sanders was 17, he first married Mary E. RUSH, daughter of James E. RUSH (28 Mar 1809-30 Mar 1889) & Nancy TODD (1825-). Born on 29 Sep 1857 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 71, Mary E. died on 19 Nov 1928. Buried in Nov 1928 in New Hope Cemetery, Yuma, Carroll County, Tennessee. Resided in District 17, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1860. Resided in District 17, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1870. Resided in District 9, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1900.

They had the following children:
i. Emerson Effie. Born on 10 Sep 1883 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 28, Emerson Effie died in Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee on 26 May 1912. Buried in Foster Cemetery, Natchez Trace, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 9, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1900.

Emerson Effie married Eva WILSON. Born on 3 Apr 1883 in Henderson County, Tennessee.

66 ii. Alvis Green (1885-1968)
67 iii. Willie Belle (1887-1964)
68 iv. Lovie (1889-1925)
v. Novie. Born in 1892 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 9, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1900.

69 vi. Ellie Mae (1892-)
70 vii. Ethel A. (1894-1965)
viii. Eva L.. Born on 16 Jan 1898 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 2, Eva L. died in Carroll County, Tennessee on 7 Dec 1900. Buried in Dec 1900 in Foster Cemetery, Natchez Trace, Henderson County, Tennessee.


William Sanders second married Bertha BARGER.

32. John Alexander ROBERTS. Born on 16 Mar 1868 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 78, John Alexander died on 19 Jan 1947. Buried in 1947 in Montezuma, Tennessee. Resided in District 9, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1900.

John Alexander married Elizabeth Henrietta LOVELL. Born on 16 Jul 1870 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 72, Elizabeth Henrietta died on 21 Apr 1943. Buried in Apr 1943 in Montezuma, Tennessee. Resided in District 9, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1900.

They had the following children:
i. Bessie. Born in 1891 in Tennessee. Resided in District 9, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1900.

ii. Robert. Born in Dec 1893 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 9, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1900.


33. Ancibel Fredonia ROBERTS. Born on 24 Mar 1870 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 62, Ancibel Fredonia died in 1933. Buried in 1933 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 17, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1900. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1920.

Ancibel Fredonia married Leroy RUSH, son of James E. RUSH (28 Mar 1809-30 Mar 1889) & Nancy TODD (1825-). Born on 25 Aug 1857 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 71, Leroy died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 25 Jan 1929. Buried in Jan 1929 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 17, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1860. Resided in District 17, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1870. Resided in District 17, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1880. Resided in District 17, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1900. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1920. Alias/AKA: "Roy".

They had the following children:
i. Jesse L.. Born in Dec 1889 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 17, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1900.

71 ii. Lela (1890-)
iii. Elizabeth. Born in Nov 1893 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 17, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1900.

72 iv. Mollie D. Clyde (1899-)

34. Joseph S. ROBERTS. Born on 15 Sep 1872. At the age of 81, Joseph S. died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 16 Jul 1954. Buried in Jul 1954 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 9, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1900. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1920. Alias/AKA: "Joe".

On 30 Dec 1894 when Joseph S. was 22, he first married Minnesota AZBILL, daughter of Harvey AZBILL (15 Mar 1842-28 Apr 1920) & Nancy Jane HOWELL (11 Nov 1846-14 Mar 1914), in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born in 1874 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 44, Minnesota died in 1918. Buried in 1918 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Minnie Desota".

They had the following children:
i. J.A.. Born in 1896 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 9, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1900.

73 ii. Henry Cecil (1897-1975)
iii. Alphia V.. Born in Jun 1899 in Henderson County, Tennessee.

iv. Nannie. Born in 1901 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1920.

74 v. Nellie Gray (1904-1984)
vi. Lucille. Born in 1907 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1920.

75 vii. Leva Gertrude (1909-1988)
viii. Clevie. Born in 1913 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1920.

Clevie married ? BUTLER.

76 ix. Lonie B. (1914-1997)

On 10 May 1902 when Joseph S. was 29, he second married Sulinda May TODD, daughter of James Priestly TODD (15 Jan 1850-21 Oct 1916) & Nancy Tabitha ADAMS (28 Nov 1851-22 Feb 1914). Born on 8 May 1878 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 58, Sulinda May died on 10 May 1936. Buried in May 1936 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 17, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1880. Resided in District 17, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1900. Alias/AKA: "Ludie".

Ludie Todd had no children of her own. She married Joe Roberts whose  wife, Minnie Azbill, daughter of Harvey Azbill and Nancy Jane Howell ahd died in childbirth with her 11th child. It is said that Ludie raised these children as her own and they loved her dearly. Joe Roberts was the brother of Leroy Roberts who married grandma's sister, Aunt Mandy Azbill.

Obituary: Mrs. Lula May Todd Roberts, daughter of James P. Todd and Nancy Adams Todd, was born May 10, 1878, in the family home 2 1/2 miles south of Wildersville. In early maidenhood she made a profession of religion and united with the Missionary Baptist Church and lived a consecrated, faithful member until her death, which occurred at her home one mile south of Wildersville on the morning of March 13, 1936. She was married to J.S. Roberts on May 10, 1902, and to them no children were born, but she bestowed a mother's love and care on the children of her husband by a previous marriage. She was a dutiful daughter, a loving and helpful sister, a true and faithful wife, a most gracious and helpful neighbor--a person who in her entire life was always ready to visit the sick and minister to the their needs. No one entertains a doubt that she had gone to that home that Jesus left earth to prepare. She was survived by two sisters, Mrs. Esterlee Smith and Mrs. Bettie Kizer, and one brother, Robert C. Kizer, all of the vicinity of Wildersville. Funeral services were held by Rev. Fleetwood Ball at the Hare graveyard where she was buried.

Joseph S. third married Bessie May KEE, daughter of Charles H. KEE (Oct 1864-1930) & Gustina WHITE (Sep 1864-1915). Born in May 1889 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 57, Bessie May died in Carroll County, Tennessee in 1947. Buried in 1947 in Blair Cemetery, Clarksburg, 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee. Resided in District 13, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1900. Resided in District 13, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1920.

Bessie Kee had no children from any of her marriages.

Joseph S. fourth married Delia WALLACE.

35. Leroy R. ROBERTS. Born on 5 Dec 1874 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 81, Leroy R. died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 7 May 1956. Buried in May 1956 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1910.

On 5 Jan 1898 when Leroy R. was 23, he married Amanda Belina AZBILL, daughter of Rayburn C. AZBILL (4 Sep 1840-11 Feb 1900) & Sarah Ann GARNER (21 Dec 1848-3 Jun 1915), in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born on 12 May 1877 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 83, Amanda Belina died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 7 May 1961. Buried in May 1961 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1910. Alias/AKA: "Mandy".

They had the following children:
i. Annie Florence. Born on 9 Feb 1899 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 13, Annie Florence died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 14 Sep 1912. Buried in 1912 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1910.

77 ii. Homer Floyd (1901-1985)
78 iii. Troy Dayton (1906-1991)
iv. Flossie L.. Born on 30 Mar 1908 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1910.

Flossie L. married Earl HORN.

79 v. Virginia Gray (1909-1989)
80 vi. Claude Ellis (1912-1987)
81 vii. Elmer Odine (1914-1995)
viii. J. Wilton. Born on 12 Apr 1918 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 1, J. Wilton died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 28 Mar 1920. Buried in Mar 1920 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.


36. Andrew Florence ROBERTS Senior. Born on 23 May 1881 in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 68, Andrew Florence died in Abilene, Taylor County, Texas on 19 Feb 1950. Buried in Feb 1950 in Hamby Cemetery, Shackelford County, Texas.

Andrew Florence first married Dora BOX. Born on 23 Mar 1884. At the age of 57, Dora died in Apr 1941. Buried in Apr 1941 in Hamby, Texas.

They had the following children:
i. Lona Ellis. Born on 30 Nov 1902 in McKinney, Collins County, Texas.

ii. Neva Mae. Born on 3 Jun 1904 in McKinney, Collins County, Texas.

iii. Ina. Born in 1906.

iv. Alice Leona. Born on 21 Sep 1907 in Abilene, Taylor County, Texas.

v. Juanita. Born on 16 Jun 1911 in Abilene, Taylor County, Texas.

vi. Omega Elisa. Born on 20 Feb 1913 in Elmdale, Taylor County, Texas.

vii. Andrew Florence. Born on 4 Aug 1914 in Pleasant Hill, Texas.

viii. Johnnie Williams. Born on 28 Feb 1916 in Pleasant Hill, Texas.

ix. Ted Obert. Born on 27 Jul 1921 in Lanham Community, Callahan County, Texas.

x. Elsie. Born on 30 Apr 1923 in Elmdale, Taylor County, Texas.

xi. Billy Charles. Born on 19 Jan 1926 in Big Spring, Texas.


Andrew Florence second married Minnie WILLINGHAM. Born on 28 Feb 1894. At the age of 82, Minnie died on 27 Oct 1976. Buried in Oct 1976 in Fort Phantom, Texas.

37. Lessie ROBERTS. Born in Dec 1888. At the age of 70, Lessie died on 16 May 1959. Buried in May 1959 in Antioch Cemetery, Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Lessie married Charlie HAMILTON. Born on 17 May 1881. At the age of 79, Charlie died on 21 Jun 1960. Buried in Jun 1960 in Antioch Cemetery, Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
82 i. Annie L (1910-2002)
ii. Buster.

iii. Luda.

iv. Alice.


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