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Fourth Generation (Continued)

Family of Rebecca BURTON (13) & John Duncan ROBERTS

56. Donie ROBERTS. Born on 9 Dec 1858. At the age of 37, Donie died on 11 Jun 1896. Buried in Jun 1896 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Polly".

On 15 Apr 1877 when Donie was 18, she married A.R. APPLEBY, in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born on 19 Nov 1855. At the age of 86, A.R. died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 3 Apr 1942. Buried in Apr 1942 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Occupation: Farmer and later in life, a merchant at Law and Broadway, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Cajer".

They had the following children:
144 i. John D. (1879-1938)
145 ii. William Franklin (1880-1924)
iii. Addie Lake. Born on 29 Dec 1880. Addie Lake died on 22 Apr 1881. Buried in Apr 1881 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

146 iv. Elizabeth (1884-1973)
v. James O.. Born in 1884. At the age of 12, James O. died in May 1896. Buried in May 2896 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

vi. Luther. Born in 1886. At the age of 10, Luther died on 2 Jun 1896. Buried in Jun 1896 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

vii. Emmons. Born in 1893. At the age of 3, Emmons died on 23 May 1896. Buried in May 1896 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.


57. James William ROBERTS. Born in 1863 in Tennessee. Resided in Henderson County, Tennessee in 1923. Alias/AKA: "Jim".

On 7 Sep 1884 when James William was 21, he married Rebecca Jane SMALL, daughter of Daniel W. SMALL & Rachel Ann ALTOM (1833-1907). Born on 3 Apr 1865 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 39, Rebecca Jane died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 9 Nov 1904. Buried in Nov 1904 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Beckie Jane".

They had the following children:
147 i. Charles Thomas (1886-1957)
ii. Annie Cal Donie. Born on 28 Sep 1888 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 28, Annie Cal Donie died on 12 Mar 1917. Alias/AKA: "Callie".

On 19 Feb 1911 when Annie Cal Donie was 22, she married William Oscar ALTOM.

iii. Allie. Born on 5 May 1891 in Henderson County, Tennessee.

iv. Ava Linnie. Born on 17 Sep 1893 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 40, Ava Linnie died on 5 Aug 1934.

v. Minnie. Born on 26 Oct 1895 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 98, Minnie died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 10 Jan 1994. Buried in Jan 1994 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

On 30 Dec 1915 when Minnie was 20, she married John Logan AZBILL, son of Harvey AZBILL (1842-1920) & Nancy Jane HOWELL (1846-1914), in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born in Oct 1885 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 84, John Logan died in Henderson County, Tennessee in 1970. Buried in 1970 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

vi. James Patrick. Born on 9 Feb 1898 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 68, James Patrick died in 1967. Buried in 1967 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

vii. Beulah. Born on 5 Sep 1900 in Henderson County, Tennessee.


58. John Duncan ROBERTS. Born on 14 Apr 1869 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 76, John Duncan died in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee on 6 Oct 1945. Buried in 1945 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee in 1923.


On 15 Oct 1891 when John Duncan was 22, he married Mary Jane AZBILL, daughter of Harvey AZBILL (1842-1920) & Nancy Jane HOWELL (1846-1914). Born on 7 Nov 1868. At the age of 87, Mary Jane died on 18 Nov 1955. Buried in Nov 1955 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
i. Ethel. Born on 30 Dec 1907. At the age of 10, Ethel died on 13 Feb 1918. Buried in Feb 1918 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

148 ii. Oscar

59. Charles Thomas ROBERTS. Born in 1871 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 73, Charles Thomas died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 30 Jan 1944. Buried in 1944 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in Henderson County, Tennessee in 1923.


Charles Thomas married Susie E. RUSH. Born in 1871. At the age of 86, Susie E. died in 1957. Buried in 1957 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
i. Duncan.

ii. Willie.

iii. Lizzie.

iv. Mae.

v. Etta.

vi. Gertrude.

vii. Ruby.

viii. Madge.


60. George W. ROBERTS. Resided in Henderson, Chester County, Tennessee in 1923.

George W. married Martha Viola ALTOM, daughter of David Crockett ALTOM (-1902) & Sarah SHIPMAN. Resided in Henderson, Chester County, Tennessee in 1940.

They had the following children:
i. John Walter. Born on 6 Sep 1902 in Henderson County, Tennessee.

In 1923 Walter Roberts, a native Henderson Countian, was hired by Gibson County Superintendent F. L. Browning (brother to former Governor Gordon Browning) to be principal of Medina High School. He also taught five classes and coached the new game of basketball. During one period five members of his family were teaching school. Mr. Roberts was senior class president and valedictorian of the class of 1922 at what is now known as Freed Hardeman University.


ii. Flora Blanche. Born in Henderson County, Tennessee.

iii. Sarah Rebecca.

iv. Georgia Crockett. Born in Henderson County, Tennessee.

v. Wilton. Born in Henderson County, Tennessee.

vi. Charles Clifton. Born in Henderson County, Tennessee.

vii. Lyman Lanoice. Born in Chester County, Tennessee.


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