Isaac & Janet Howie Roberts had three sons in the “Great War,” Hugh, Percival and James, while Janet herself worked in the auxiliaries.
When our Roberts ancestors first arrived in the United States, they sailed into Ellis Island, passing the Statue of Liberty during its construction.
1880… Grover Cleveland and James G. Blaine were running for president, Victoria was queen, and my ancestors were scattered across Continue reading
The Roberts family of Wyoming loved music. Dora Jane Buxton Gish, (f) Isaac Roberts’s (a,f) granddaughter through Jane Roberts Buxton, Continue reading
The map below shows the likely location where my known living ancestors resided in 1870 and 187
The National Archives sent me photocopies of three pages showing the final payroll the day Roberts was discharged.
When American troops arrived in Europe in 1918, two of my great-grandfather James H. Roberts’s (a,f) brothers were among them. Continue reading