James R. Roberts1,2

ID#1223, b. 27 August 1861, d. before 1927
Father: Alexander H. "Alec" Roberts
Mother: Lavina Ellen Ensminger3

Birth date: 27 August 1861
Birth place: Wetzel County, Virginia.4

James married Sarah E. Riggs, daughter of James Riggs and Rebecca Starcher, on 6 February 1888 in Calhoun County, West Virginia.2 It is estimated that James died before 1927 based on the following rationale: his widow, Sarah, married Noah Grant Church on 30 March 1927.1
Family Line(s):
Church Index
Last Edited Date=1 Feb 2017


  1. [S195] "West Virginia Marriages, January 1881 to November 1936," presented by The Calhoun County WVGenWeb, online http://www.wvgenweb.org/calhoun/gr1881-1936.txt
  2. [S274] Register of Marriages for James R. Roberts and Sarah Riggs, Calhoun County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4011510_00089.jpg.
  3. [S1583] West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), James R. Roberts data.
  4. [S1675] James R. Roberts, Wetzel County Index and Register of Births, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_bcsearch.aspx, file _00269.jpg.