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Roberts, Thomas H.

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Roberts, Thomas H.
February 28, 2007 06:33PM
History of Bourbon, Scott, Harrison and Nicholas Counties, Kentucky, ed.

by William Henry Perrin, O. L. Baskin & Co., Chicago, 1882. p. 611.

[Scott County] [Georgetown City and Precinct]



THOMAS H. ROBERTS, farmer, P. O. Payne's Depot; was born in Scott County,

Ky., Oct. 5, 1843; his father, Hillery Roberts, was born Dec. 5, 1798,

and died April 25, 1874, and was a son of William Roberts, a native of

Maryland, who came to Kentucky in 1790, and settled on the place now owned

by T. H. Payne. The mother of our subject, was Lemira Waggoner, a native

of Scott County, born Oct. 7, 1807, and died May 8, 1874; she was the

mother of two boys, viz: Henry P., born July 10, 1837, died Oct. 20, 1857;

and Thomas H., the subject of this sketch, who was educated at the Bethel

School House at Payne's Depot, and entered upon his career in life by

taking upon himself the duties of a farm life, which occupation he still

follows, and has by his energy and industry, accumulated about 260 acres

of choice farm land, situated near Payne's Depot. Mr. Roberts is a

thorough business man and a practical farmer, and keeps his land in a

high state of cultivation, and stocked with high-grade cattle. He was

married Oct. 13, 1864, to Virginia, daughter of William and Mary (Carr)

Payne, natives of Scott County; she was born Dec. 31, 1842, and has borne

to him six children, viz: Henry P., born Oct. 26, 1865; William P., born

Feb. 1, 1868; Mary C., born July 7, 1869; Lemira, born May 2, 1871;

Hillery, born March 26, 1873; and Thomas, born Oct. 18, 1875. Religiously,

Mr. and Mrs. Roberts are connected with the Baptist Church at Mount Vernon.

Politically, Mr. Roberts is identified with the Democratic party.



Roberts Payne Waggoner Carr

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