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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania

 

THOMAS B. ROBERTS, a farmer and stock-grower who was born in Dunkard Township, this county, July 9, 1840, is a son of David and Mary (Jamison) Roberts. His parents were also natives of this township, and of Irish and English extraction. His father was a farmer, drover and stock-grower, and spent his life in Dunkard Township. Thomas B. is the youngest of a family of four children, and attended the district schools of the neighborhood. He has diligently followed his occupation of farming and stock-growing, and owns sixty acres of good land where he resides, near Davistown, Penn. Mr. Roberts was united in marriage in this county, November 17, 1863, with Miss Lucretia, daughter of Hiram and Elizabeth (Hunt) Stephens, and they have a family of seven children, viz: Louisa, wife of M. Donley; Mary A., Lucretia B., William Albert, Jesse Jamison, Pleasant E. and John M. Mr. Roberts is a Republican, and has served as school director of his township. He and Mrs. Roberts are prominent members of the Methodist Church.

 

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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania
Samuel P. Bates
Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago. 1888

Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles
The Greene County, Pennsylvania Biographies Project http://freepages.history.rootsweb.com/~arkbios/Greene/index.html.
Date of Transcription: 31 October 2008
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