As with his father, not much is known about the life of Robert, and we get the names of his children from the settlement of his estate. Robert died just about the same time as his father, on June 3rd 1840. His children went to court to try to settle his estate.
His children were:
Gaines Roberts was born around 1816, he married Eliza Unknown. In the 1850 census he and his family were in Cherokee, Georgia and in 1860 they were in Jerusalem, Pickens, Georgia. This is last census I can find him in. He is sometimes confused with another Gaines Roberts who lived and died in Buncombe, County. That Gaines married Eliza Guthrie.
Susanna Roberts born May 1817 married James A. Buckner and lived her life in Buncombe County. She died in 1878.
Malinda Roberts born around 1820 married Robert Levi Ingle. He was born in March of 1820. He served in the 60th NC infantry, Light Artillery and was captured after the Battle of Nashville in Dec. 1864. After the war, he and his family moved to Marion County, Arkansas. The last census I can find them in is 1880.
Matilda Roberts born about 1821 married T.J. Morrison. Cannot find them.
Levicia Robert was born around 1826 she married James W. Patterson. They also moved to Marion County, Arkansas. Last found in the 1880 census.
Ninevah Roberts born around 1823 he married Malinda Harwood. They lived in Buncombe County, NC. He served in the 2nd North Carolina Mounted Infantry. Last found in Bull Creek, Madison County NC.
Hannah Roberts born about 1828 cannot find anything on her.
Thursey Roberts was born in 1832 she married Robert Pickens and spent her life in Buncombe, County. She died in 1926.
Robert Zimri was born 1836 he married Margaret Waters. He served in the 11 Georgia Infantry. He died in 1902 in Elijay, Gilmer, Georgia.
|Robert Zimri Roberts|
Mary Deweese Roberts died in 1845. her younger children lived with their older siblings. In her daughter Thursey's death Certificate her name was given as Elivira.