|Charles McKinney headstone|
Levisa M. Roberds was born 19 Dec 1829. She married Samuel Franklin Williams in 1848 and they had at least 6 children. She died Dec. 5, 1864. Her widowed husband, Samuel, married Rebecca Barnard Roberds, the widow of Charles McKinney Roberds, Levisa's brother.
John M. Roberds was born in Buncombe around 1833. He married Mary "Kate" Weaver, his step-sister before 1856. They had 2 children. John died, probably in 1865, trying to cross the Mississippi River, on their way to Texas.
|Nancy Caroline Roberds|
Pierce Adolphus Roberds was born about 1837. He enlisted with the 11th Georgia and was captured at he Battle of Gettysburg. He died in the POW camp at Point Lookout Maryland in Sept. of 1664. He never married.
Elbert Roberds was born about 1840 he also enlisted in the 11th Georgia. This group was known as the Gilmer Boys. He was discharged by the Surgeon for some type of disablity in 1862. He is last found in the 1870 census living with his father and sister Nancy.
James Hardy Roberds was born about 1842 in Buncombe to Pierce and Mary. He was also a Gilmer Boy, he enlisted in 1861 and was last in service in 1864. He married in Texas Mary Catherine "Kate" Berry. They lived in Granbury, Texas and later in Port Arthur. He died sometime after 1920.
William Roberds was born about 1845. In many family trees his middle name is Weaver, if this is the case that his mother is probably Margaret Weaver as apposed to Mary Caroline. William did not serve in the Civil War. He married Fatima Banks from Elijay, Georgia. They stayed in Gilmer County until after 1880 when they left for Colorado. In 1900 they were in Shawnee, Oklahoma but by 1910 they were back in Colorado. Fatima's sister Martha Jennie Banks married Junius Roberds, William's nephew. Junius' father was John M. Roberds. Fatima died in 1902, William was still alive in 1920.
|Laura L. Roberds Dupree|