Looking for relatives, Roberts Family Kent Co. area. Does anyone have info on Michael Roberts who married Elizabeth Cochrane, They had a son Frederick who married Gertrude Thompson 1st, then Abigail. Cannot seem to find Michael anywhere,Can you help?
Parish of Weldford Div III
Enumerator Robert Murphy 22 Apr 1891
Fred Roberts 21 NB NB NB C of Eng Farmer
Abigail " 17 NB NB NB
Isaiah " 2 NB NB NB
Richibucto Div III 1891
Enumerator W A Rhodes census taken 22 April 1891
Pg 33 HH 146
Michael 61 NB father:Eng mother:NB C of Eng farmer
Eliz 56 PEI " PEI " ENG
George 33 gen lab
they lived between Andrew Dixon HH 145 and
James Carruthers Hh 147.
in the next Div of Richibucto at HH 37 was an elderly
John Cochrane born in Scotland( father Ire/ mother Scot) money broker his wife Anne born Eng age 73..
his brother James age 78. Pres.
? Elizabeth's parents?
THANKS FOR THE REPLY TO MY QUERY, I'M NOT SURE IF THIS MICHAEL IS THE RIGHT ONE. ACCORDING TO FAMILY JISTORY, MICHAEL AND ELIZABETH'S CHILDREN WERE: FRED; GEORGE;ISAAC;JANIE;MARY;MARGARET;SARAH; NOT NECESS. IN THAT ORDER, I REC. A RESPONSE FROM ANOTHER PERSON WITH MICHAEL & ELIZABETH AND THEIR CHILDREN; FREDERICK;MARGARET;BESSIE;AGNES;MICHAEL., MICHAEL WAS SUPPOSIDLY FROM SCOTLAND OR WALES AND ELIZABETH WAS FROM P.E.I., ORIG. FROM IRELAND. DOES ANY ONE KNOW WHICH ONES ARE RIGHT? THANKS
The 1901 Weldford parish census lists a Jane Roberts as living as a domestic in the house of James Wiley
(my G -grandfather). James grandson (Robert Irving Wylie) also lived in the house and married a Maggie Roberts in Kent County in 1914.
I have not had any luck making a connection between Jane and Maggie but I believe there is one.
good luck, Jim Wylie
Not sure if this has anything to do with what you are looking for, but I have this family book on the Cogswells and Haldemans by Helen Trostel, and there is a small section on the Roberts Family:
John Roberts of Roxbury Mass. came, says the curch record "in 1636, brought his aged mother, wife and children; Thomas, Edward, Elizabeth, Margery, Jane, Alice, Lydia, Ruth, and Deborah. He was one of the first fruits of Wales that came to New England called to Christ by the ministry of that reverend and worth instrument Mr. Wrath." In its proper place the record has this (Jan. 7, 1645/6, old mother Roberts, a Welsh woman, died in her 103rd year of her age. She was about 90 years old when she left her native country.) He was freeman May 22, 1639, died Nov. 27, 1651. (complier's note: Jane was probably Jennett, above. These names were used interchangeably.)
Jennett Roberts married Robert Starkweather (born in Wales and died in 1674 at Ipswich, Mass). Their children include: Elizabeth, Lydia, John, and Deborah.
Hope this helps
Who was Frederick James' second wife after Gertrude Thompson? There is a descendant of this family (in his 80s) who remembers the ancestors - he lives in Targettville. If you're interested, contact me off line.
Michael's family follows:
Descendants of Michael Roberts
Generation No. 1
1. MICHAEL3 ROBERTS (JAMES2, UNKNOWN1) was born June 18, 1833 in Cape Tormentine, NB, and died May 13, 1917. He married ELIZABETH COCHRANE 1858.
Children of MICHAEL ROBERTS and ELIZABETH COCHRANE are:
i. GEORGE4 ROBERTS, b. 1860; m. JANE MAUD BAILEY, February 06, 1893, Kent County NB.
ii. ANNIE ROBERTS, b. 1862.
iii. PETER ROBERTS, b. 1864; m. SUSAN NICHOLSON, July 29, 1893.
iv. SARAH ROBERTS, b. 1866.
v. AGNES ROBERTS, b. 1870.
vi. ISAAC FAHEY ROBERTS, b. 1870; d. 1897.
vii. MARY JANE ROBERTS, b. 1872; d. 1941; mrd 1. Williams and 2. JAMES TARGETT.
viii. FANNY ROBERTS, b. July 29, 1873.
ix. JANE MURRAY ROBERTS, b. 1874.
2. x. MARGARET ISABEL ROBERTS, b. 1879.
3. xi. JAMES FREDERICK ROBERTS, b. 1881; d. 1959.
Generation No. 2
2. MARGARET ISABEL4 ROBERTS (MICHAEL3, JAMES2, UNKNOWN1) was born 1879. She married ROBERT IRVING WILEY October 20, 1914.
Child of MARGARET ROBERTS and ROBERT WILEY is:
i. ANNIE ELIZABETH5 WILEY, b. 1918, Upper Main River, NB.
3. JAMES FREDERICK4 ROBERTS (MICHAEL3, JAMES2, UNKNOWN1) was born 1881, and died 1959. He married GERTRUDE ELIZABETH THOMPSON July 17, 1912, daughter of DAVID THOMPSON and GEORGINA WILSON.
Children of JAMES ROBERTS and GERTRUDE THOMPSON are:
4. i. MURRAY FREDERICK5 ROBERTS, b. June 24, 1910; d. 1994.
5. ii. GEORGINA ELIZABETH ROBERTS, b. January 06, 1913.
6. iii. ISAAC WILLIAM ROBERTS, b. August 31, 1914; d. 1976.
7. iv. ALBERT DAVID ROBERTS, b. March 03, 1916; d. May 12, 1980.
v. ETHEL MARY ROBERTS, b. January 24, 1918, West Branch Days 1826-1989; d. November 12, 1918, West Branch Days 1826-1989.
8. vi. HARRY HAVELOCK ROBERTS, b. December 07, 1919.
9. vii. JOHN PERCY ROBERTS, b. December 18, 1921.
10. viii. GEORGE BURTON ROBERTS, b. June 17, 1924; d. April 14, 1976.
11. ix. HUGH VINCENT ROBERTS, b. November 19, 1926; d. January 2003.
x. ALICE GERTRUDE ROBERTS, b. April 02, 1929; d. December 23, 1929.
Micheal married Elizabeth Cochrane as Diana posted and Fred who married Gertie Thompson was their son, however, the Fred who married Abigail was not their son.
Do any of you have information on a
"Mary Jane Roberts" who married a "Peter Johnson (Johnston or Johansen).
They had a daughter "Isabella Johnson" who married a Robert Albert Young.
They had a daughter "Pauline Young" who is my Great Aunt.
She married into the "Riley Clan", in Alberta
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