William Roberts

M, #128, b. 28 November 1874, d. 27 November 1949


Last Edited20 Dec 2000

Birth*28 November 1874 Grant's Lick, Kenton County, Kentucky 
Marriage*1906 Principal=Lora Ella Harbour 
Death*27 November 1949 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma 
Burial* Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma 
Note* A Letter written by William Roberts: 4/6 -98 Parksville, O .T. Wm. T. Barnrd, Esq. New Bloomfield, MO. Dear Friend , As It Is a Pleasurable opertunity I wll endeavor to writ e you a few lines. this leaves me very well. Well Wm. I ha ve taken up a claim five mi. South of Taloga about 120 acre s lays level the rest is rough. it cost me $14.00 to fil e on it and after seven yrs. I Pay for the Land $1.50 Per A cre. thare are no timber on it-I can get all the Post I wa nt by hawling them out of canyons on Gov. Land. Well Wm. h ow is our Girls. thare are few scatern ones out here. I w rote Tom a Letter but did not rec. a answer. I just suppose d he was Married. the Widow has been quite sick they thoug ht she would die fore a while. she taken her a claim that h ad been filed on and the Party had diserted it and she is f iling a contest. I can have my claim six mo. and then com e back again. well I would like to see some of you Folks . I think thare are some very good claims yet thare has be en quite a number of claims filed on this spring. the mos t of the People seam to like this country very well. I wou ld like for some of you Folks to come and see the country t hen you will know more about it then I can tell you. ther e will not be grass here before the 15inst. Tell Tom to co me out here that I can wallow him on O.T. grub. Charlie Mi ller is farming. he lost one of his mares how is Mr. McKin ney and wife I would like to be thare to go on that-excursi on. have you lost the cook yet. I have got to be a cowBo y but I guess i will quit soon. T. Bryan wants me to kee p jaill for him $15.00 Per mo. it would be easy work wel l Boys i would like to have a long talk with you as i can t put mutch on Paper I will close Hoping to here from yo u soon. yours Truly Wm Roberts I hope this will find yo u all will and enjoying the Blassing of life Wm Roberts -- ----------------------------------------------------------- ---- ----- --------- Parksville was a post office seven mi les southeast of Taloga, O.T. It existed from June 17, 189 5 to November 30, 1900. It was names for Samuel L. Park, e arly day resident. William F. Barnard married William Robe rts' sister Mary Jane. 
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Lora Ella Harbour b. 16 March 1881, d. 16 March 1968