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Alexander Chalmous/Chamis Roberts


Will and Estate of Alexander Chalmous Roberts
Obituary of Alexander Chalmous Roberts
Leman M. Lincecum was the daughter of Garland R. Lincecum and Emaline Jones.
She was the sister of Fernandella Lincecum who married John5 C. Roberts (brother of Alexander C.).
She was the ssiter of Brazoria Lincecum who married Jacob5 Frank Roberts (brother of Alexander C.).
She was born ca 1854 and died 1890.

2. Amanda Lucretia Wiley was the daughter of John Wesley Wiley and
Joicy Ware Sheppard.
She was born April 18, 1866 and died March 14, 1924.

1880 Census Gillespie Co Texas ED Dist 4, No 124-134

Alexander Roberts Jr. 26 M TX MS MS Stockraiser
Lema Roberts 26 F TX MS MS Wife
Garland Roberts 8 M TX TX TX Son
Henry Roberts 5 M TX TX TX Son
Hew Roberts 2 M TX TX TX Son
Emma Roberts 7/12 F TX TX TX Son Born Nov.

1900 Census Llano Co Texas ED 126, pg. 2, L 69, Pct 2

Alex C. Roberts May 1853 M 47 TX
Amandah Roberts Apr. 1866 F 34 TX Wife
Brazzie B . Roberts May 1884 F 16 TX Daughter
Alex C . Roberts Jr Jan. 1891 M 8 TX Son
Wesley M. Roberts Jan. 1899 M 1 TX Son
Presley E . Bisland Sept. 1867 M 32 AL Laborer

1910 Census Eddy Co New Mexico
ED 81. P 9, No 198-201, Pct 9, May 9, 1910

Aleck C. Roberts 53 M TX MS MS Married twice
Second time 22 years
Amanda L. Roberts 43 F TX Married once
22 years
Elexander C. Roberts 21 M TX TX TX Single Son
Elmo W. Roberts 12 M TX TX TX Son
Benny W. Roberts 6 M TX TX TX Son
Elbert E. Roberts 8/12 M TX TX TX Son

Blanco Co TX Deed Bk 1, p 264--Oct. 20, 1873

Alexander Roberts to D. W. Roberts, William Roberts , G. T. Roberts and A C. Roberts in consideration of natural love and affection and $1.00 each. /s/ A1ex Roberts

Gillespie Co TX Deed Bk 1, p 595---Apr. 13, 1886---Nov. 15, 1888

Alex Roberts to Susan E. Shipp for $1.00 and love and good will…land on Willow Creek
/s/ Alex Roberts

Gillespie Co TX Deed Bk 1, p 596 Sept. 12, 1888

J M. and Susan E. Shipp his wife of Llano Co sell land deeded to Susan E. Shipp…deed bearing even date with this deed.

Gillespie Co TX Deed Bk 2, p 18 Feb. 136, 1886

A.C. Roberts and wife L. M. to W. H. Dodd land on Willow Creek
/s/ A. C. Roberts /s/ L. M. Roberts

Gillespie Co TX Deed Bk 12, p 598

A.C. Roberts of Dona Ana Co New Mexico appoints J. M. Roberts of Otero Co New Mexico power of attorney…estate of my deceased father Alexander Roberts who died intestate. Witness: A.L. Roberts Dona Ana, NM---June 23, 1906.

Will and estate of Alexander Chalmous Roberts

Glliespie Co Texas Probate Record Bk 16, pg. 547-549

Will of A. C. Roberts
Executor: E. E. Roberts
To son E. E. Roberts all estate…after debts paid.
Wit: J. B. Wieser, D. J. Hoerster
Written Nov.21, 1940 at Fredericksburg.
E.E. Roberts applied for probate May 24, 1943.
A.C. Roberts about 86 when signed will (statement of witness).
He died March 2, 1941 about 5 months after making will in Hines, Cook Co IL where temporarily hospitalized.
His legal residence was Gillespie Co TX. /s/ J. B. Weiser May 24, 1943.

Gillespie Co TX Probate Records Bk 16, p 554

Estate of Alexander C. Roberts…Inventory.
2 acres of land, part of survey 197…$25O.OO
Personal Property: One 1933 model Chevrolet sedan, license # 538-284…$50.0O

Gillespie Co Texas Probate Minute Bk 16, p 574 May 24, 1943.

E.E. Roberts petitions for probate of the Will of A. C. Roberts, deceased.
J.B. Wieser states he witnessed the will of A. C Roberts on Nov. 21, 1940, along with D. J. Hoerster. A. C. Roberts was 86 years old when the will was made and died March 2, 1941 in Cook County, Hines, Illinois where he was temporarily hospitalized. His estate, situated wholly in Gillespie County is valued at $500.

Obituary of Alexander Chalmous Roberts

Fredericksburg Standard, March 13, 1941

Alex C. Roberts a native of Blanco County who succumbed in Illinois on March 2nd was laid to rest on the past Friday in rites conducted at the Schaetter Funeral Home with Rev. W. N. Casey, pastor of the Gospel Tabernacle, Kerrville, officiating. Interment was in the City Cemetery, where the Gospel Tabernacle church choir sang two songs.

Roberts was born in Blanco County on Jan. 15, 1853, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Alexander C. Roberts, and at the time of his death he had attained the age of 88 years, 1 month and 15 days.

He was united in marriage with Miss Leaman A. Lincecum on Sept. 17, 1871 and following her death he was married to Miss Amanda Wiley on July 10, 1890. She preceded him in death on March 14, 1924.

Children surviving include Hugh, Henry, Arthur, Mrs. Ben Locklear of Richiand Springs; Chalmers and Elmo of San Antonio; Bennie of Bergheim and Estile of Fredericksburg.

Also surviving are 24 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Two children, Garland and Emmna preceded their father in death.

Living brothers and sisters include Tom of Llano, Robert of Fredericksburg, Mosel of Arizona, Maggie, Mrs. Renick of California, May Mrs. Towbenville of Llano, Mrs. Emil Crooms of Llano and Lee of Oklahoma. Deceased brothers and sisters are Mr. Buck Roberts of Willow City and Jim, Dan, John, George, Carrie and Jake.

Mason County Texas Delayed Birth Certifiate

Alex Chalmers Roberts born June 14, 1891 in Loyal Valley, Mason Co.
Faher: A. C. Roberts, age 35, born TX, ranchman
Mother: Amanda Wiley, age 20 born in Gillespie Co. TX, housewife
One child born and living.
Certificate signed by J. H. Roberts of Richland Springs, TX.

Hill Country Genelogical Quarterly, April 1980

John Wesle Wiley born Oct. 15, 1839 LA, buried Kingsland, TX, son of Thomas and Elizabeth Wiley, married Joicy Ware Sheppard ca 1860 Willow City, Texas. She was born March 22, 1846, Georgia, daughter of John and Lucretia (Jorden) Sheppard.
1. Ellen E. Wiley married Thomas J. Estill.

2. Mary Malvina Wiley married William Rabb.

3. Amanda L. Wiley married Alex Chamis Roberts.

4. Laura Ann Wiley married William F. Brown.

5. Martha Wiley did not marry.

6. Thomas Mancel Wiley married Susie.

Data from Letha Vanpelt, 2607 E. Mayfair Ave., Orange, CA 92667.

Data from same issue of above Quarterly

Family of Joicy Wiley
1. Ellen Elizabeth Wiley born July 4, 1662, married T. J. Estill.

2. Mary Malvina Wiley born Sept. 1, 1664, marrtiondd William Rabb.

3. Amanda Lucretia Wiley born April 16, 1666, married Alex Cham Roberts.

4. Laura Ann Wiley born May 4, 1668, married William F. Brown.

5. Martha C. B. Wiley born Feb. 9, 1675, did not marry.

6. Thomas Mansle Wiley born Jan. 29, 1679.