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Joseph Marion Roberts obit Martin County, Indiana

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Joseph Marion Roberts obit Martin County, Indiana

Posted: 3 Jan 2013 7:42AM GMT
Classification: Obituary
Edited: 3 Jan 2013 10:05AM GMT
Surnames: Roberts, Rollins, Bynum
The Shoals News
Shoals, Indiana
Friday, July 15, 1921

Died at Ripe Old Age

Joseph Marion Roberts was born in Wayne County, Kentucky, September 5, 1835, and died at his home near Indian Springs July 11, 1921 aged eighty five years, ten months and six days. He came to Martin County, Indiana when he was fifteen years old where he lived during the remainder of his life.
He was united in marriage to Matilda Rollins March 12, 1856. To this union were born four children, two of whom, Martha and Belle, with their mother, have preceded him in death. He is survived by one son, Elias B Roberts, of Indian Springs, and Mary Elsada Bynum, of Newberry, also five grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
He united with the Baptist church at Pleasant Grove when about thirty years old and lived a faithful member until death.

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