Rev. James Travis Roberts

Male 1872 - 1951  (79 years)


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  • Name James Travis Roberts  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Title Rev. 
    Born 11 Feb 1872  Dale, Caldwell, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Nov 1951  Olla, La Salle, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 9
    Buried 12 Nov 1951  Paige, Bastrop, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Ridgeway Cemetery
    Person ID I7086  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 

    Father John Calhoun Roberts,   b. 25 Dec 1837, Winston, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1919, Lockhart, Caldwell, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Fernandella Brazoria Lincecum,   b. 3 Jul 1840, Lowndes, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1933, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 9 Aug 1857  Caldwell, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 10, 11, 12, 13
    Family ID F2499  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Lelia Smith 
    Married Aug 1949  [9
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F2468  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Nannie Warren,   b. Between 1875 and 1876, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1947  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Married Between 1892 and 1894  [1, 6, 7
    Children 
     1. Roy R. Roberts,   b. Between 1893 and 1894, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Willie W. Roberts,   b. Between 1896 and 1897, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Ruth A. Roberts,   b. Between 1899 and 1900, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Travis M. Roberts,   b. Abt 1904, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1984  (Age ~ 79 years)  [natural]
     5. Ivy L. Roberts,   b. Abt 1907, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Lottie L. Roberts,   b. Between 1909 and 1910, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. Kathleen Roberts
     8. J. T. Roberts, Jr.
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F2469  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Feb 1872 - Dale, Caldwell, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Nov 1951 - Olla, La Salle, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 12 Nov 1951 - Paige, Bastrop, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    John C. Roberts Family
    John C. Roberts Family
    FRONT: John C., Ross, Della, Dan

    BACK: Jim, John Jr., Alexander C.

  • Notes 
    • - Obituary transcription from Rev. James Travis Roberts FindAGrave memorial #40201865 created 2009 by Ridgeway -
      "Funeral services were held from Miller Mortuary Monday at 3 pm for James Travis Roberts, 79, of Olla, LA, who died in that city on Nov. 10. Interment was in Ridgeway Cemetery...Mr. Roberts, a retired Baptist Church minister who was wodely [sic] known in this area, was the father of Mrs. Tom Rankin and J.T. Roberts Jr. of Elgin. He was born February 11, 1972 and ordained into the ministry in 1906. He was pastor of several East and Central Texas churches during his lifetime. Having resided in Caldwell, Gonzales and Fayette Counties for a number of years, he moved to Elgin in 1934.

      His first wife preceded him in death on Dec. 1, 1947. In August 1949, he was marrid to Mrs. Mary Lelia Smith of Olla and resided there until his death. Survivors are his wife; four sons, Roy Roberts of Flatonio; Willie Roberts of Bassett, VA; Travis Roberts of Austin; and J.T. Roberts Jr. of Elgin; four daughters, Mrs. E.L. Petty of Texas City; Mrs. E.A. Hartman of Austin; Mrs. Homes of Smithville and Mrs. Tom Rankin of Elgin; also by 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren..." [*No newspaper name, date, or location provided.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S739] 1910 Census of United States, Texas, Caldwell, Justice Precint 6, population Schedule; Online Images, E. D. No. 34, sheet no. 13A, dwellings & families 236-238, James T. Roberts household, John C. Roberts household, Daniel B. Roberts household, accessed 29 July 2016, National Archives and Records Administration credited.

    2. [S743] 1880 Census of United States, Texas, Caldwell, Precint No. 5, population Schedule; Online Images, E. D. No. 30, page no. 19, dwelling & family 160, J. C. Roberts household, accessed 29 July 2016, National Archives and Records Administration credited.
      Includes wife Della; sons Alexander, Daniel, James T., and John; daughter Louada; and mother-in-law Emma Lincecum

    3. [S751] Lockhart Post-Register, Lockhart, Texas (print edition), Issued 13 June 1985, "Roberts Descendants Meet for Reunion in Smithville," transcription via pennyholmes571 (Ancestry Public Member Trees).

    4. [S752] Ridgeway Cemetery (Paige, Bastrop, Texas, USA), Grave Markers, Digital image by Marcella Chapple of tombstone for Rev. James Travis Roberts online at FindAGrave -- memorial #40201865.

    5. [S754] Louisiana Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1956, Entry for James Travis Roberts, d. 10 November 1951.

    6. [S755] 1930 Census of United States, Texas, Bastrop, Justice Precint No. 5, population Schedule; Online Images, E. D. No. 11-16, sheet no. 4B, dwelling 70, family 72, James T. Roberts household, accessed July 2016.
      Includes wife Nannie; daughter Kathleen; and son J. T.

    7. [S757] 1900 Census of United States, Texas, Caldwell, Precint No. 6, population Schedule; Online Images, E. D. No. 125, sheet no. 7B, dwelling & family 115, Jas T. Roberts household, accessed July 2016.
      Includes wife Nannie; sons Roy and Willie; and daughter Lu Ada

    8. [S758] 1940 Census of United States, Texas, Bastrop, Justice Precint 4, population Schedule; Online Images, E. D. No. 11-13, sheet no. 3B, Jim Roberts household (# 61), accessed July 2016, National Archives and Records Administration credited.
      Includes wife Nancy

    9. [S753] Ridgeway, Compiler, Ridgeway Cemetery, FindAGrave memorial #40201865 for Rev. James Travis Roberts, d. 10 November 1951.
      Includes transcription of obituary

    10. [S599] Crisler, Patricia Fogle, "Lincecum-Roberts History".

    11. [S737] Texas County Marriage Index, 1837-1977, John C. Roberts m. Fernandella Lincecum 9 August 1857, Caldwell County.

    12. [S744] 1900 Census of United States, Texas, Caldwell, Precint No. 6, population Schedule; Online Images, E. D. No. 125, sheet no. 8A, dwelling & family 130, John C. Roberts household, accessed 29 July 2016, National Archives and records Administration credited.
      Includes wife Della B.; and sons John B. and Ross

    13. [S745] Alabama, Texas and Virginia Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958, Digital images of Mrs. Della Roberts "Widow's Application for a Pension".