ROBERTS

John A. Roberts [i]

John A. Roberts , b. 1823, VA; m. Mary E. Unknown .  John A.  & Mary E. (Unknown) Roberts  appear in the

1850 Orange County Census:

Roberts, John A.                   27, b. 1823, VA    farmer    2,900 acres 
             
Mary E. 
               22, b. 1828, VA 
             
Lucy P.
                   4, b. 1846, VA 
             
Susan B.
                  1, b. 1849, VA

Emma Allen Roberts  may possibly be a child of John A  & Mary E. (Unknown) Roberts .

John A.  & Mary E. (Unknown) Roberts  had two (2) or three (3) children:

1.1.        Lucy P. Roberts , b. 1846, VA
1.2.       
Susan B. Roberts , b. 1849, VA
1.3.       
Emma Allen Roberts , possible child, b. ca. 1860

Emma Allen Roberts

3.  Emma Allen Roberts , possible daughter of John A.  & Mary E (Unknown) Roberts, b. ca. 1860[ii]; m. after 1879 to Richard "Dick" Richards , son of John  & Elizabeth (Tinder) Richards , b. 1833, Culpeper Co., VA.

Dick Richards  was a man of several occupations such as, laborer, carpenter, and shoe cobbler.  We find his family listed in the 1880 Census, Orange County , Madison District , Gordonsville , Virginia .

Dick  & Emma Allen (Roberts) Richards  had five (5) children:

1.1.   Willie Richards , b. ca. 1890.  He could be the same as C above.  He was a jeweler in Gordonsville , VA.  
1.2.  
Edna Richards , b. ca. 1892; m. Joe Garton  (brother of Hugh Powell Garton ).  
1.3.  
Walter Richards , b. ca. 1894.  
1.4.  
John Richards , b. ca. 1896; d. suicide, VA; never married.  He owned a General Store in Greene Co., VA.  
1.5.  
Mattie Liew Richards , b. 4 Jul 1899; m. Hugh Powell Garton  (brother of Joe Garton  who m. Edna [2]).  


[i] 1850 Census of Orange County, Virginia, by Rhonda S. Roberson, Rhonda S. Roberson.
[ii]
Date of birth estimated by subtracting 20 years from date of marriage.