Person:Roberta Hansbrough (1)

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Roberta Banks Hansbrough
b.18 DEC 1838 Culpeper Co., VA
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Name Roberta Banks Hansbrough
Gender Female
Birth[1] 18 DEC 1838 Culpeper Co., VA
Death? JAN 1906 Orange Court House, VA
Reference Number? JWH #406

406. ROBERTA BANKS HANSBROUGH: (313 Alexander) Born Culpeper, December 18, 1838; died at Orange Court House between 16-23 January 1906; married William Grymes Williams, son of Lewis Burwell Williams. Mr. Williams was born in Orange Court House on November 8, 1829. After attending the University of Virginia, he studied law at William and Mary College under Judge Scarborough; after his graduation, he was admitted to the bar and engaged in the practice of his profession in Orange for many years. He always enjoyed an enviable reputation and for 12 years, he held the office of County Judge. He represented Orange in the House of Delegates from December 1, 1897 to March 6, 1898, and from December 6, 1899 to March 7, 1900. During the reconstruction days (1865-70), Mr. Williams was chosen County Judge by the State Legislature, holding his first term April 1870, at which time, he appointed his brother, Lewis Boutwell Williams, Commonwealth Attorney, and another brother, John Green Williams, Clerk of the Court. He held the office of County Judge for 12 years, when he resigned and was succeeded by William R. Tailaferro. He was a vestryman of St. Thomas' Church, Orange Court House, 1867-188_, and a Past Master of the Masonic Order. There were ten children, but there are records of only six.

Children (WILLIAMS) 537. WILLIAM CLAYTON - born February 8, 1859. 538. Lewis Burwell - born about 1864. NFI. 539. Richard Catlett - NFI. 540. Bessie C. - born about 1873; married February 1905, by Rev. John S. Hansbrough, to George W. Taylor, of Basic City, Tennessee. NFI. 541. James Saul - living in St. Elmo, Tennessee, in 1906. Probably never married. NFI. 542. Emma - died in infancy. NFI.

References
  1. John W. Hansborough. History and Genealogy of the Hansborough - Hansbrough Family. (Name: Name: 1981, John W. Hansborough;;)
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    406. ROBERTA BANKS HANSBROUGH: (313 Alexander) Born Culpeper, December 18, 1838; died at Orange Court House between 16-23 January 1906; married William Grymes Williams, son of Lewis Burwell Williams. Mr. Williams was born in Orange Court House on November 8, 1829. After attending the University of Virginia, he studied law at William and Mary College under Judge Scarborough; after his graduation , he was admitted to the bar and engaged in the practice of his profession in Orange for many years. He always enjoyed an enviable reputation and for 12 years, he held the office of County Judge. He r epresented Orange in the House of Delegates from December 1, 1897 to March 6, 1898, and from December 6, 1899 to March 7, 1900. During the reconstruction days (1865-70), Mr. Williams was chosen County Judge by the State Legislature, holding his first term April 1870, at which time, he appointed his brother, Lewis Boutwell Wil liams, Commonwealth Attorney, and another brother, John Green Williams, Clerk of the Court. He held the office of County Judge for 12 years, when he resigned and was succeeded by William R. Tailaferro . He was a vestryman of St. Thomas' Church, Orange Court House, 1867-188_, and a Past Master of the Masonic Order. There were ten children, but there are records of only six. Children (WILLIAMS) 537. WILLIAM CLAYTON - born February 8, 1859. 538. Lewis Burwell - born about 1864. NFI. 539. Richard Catlett - NFI. 540. Bessie C. - born about 1873; married February 1905, by Rev. John S. Hansbrough, to George W. Taylor, of Basic City, Tennessee. NFI. 541. James Saul - living in St. Elmo, Tennessee, in 1906. Probably never married. NFI. 542. Emma - died in infancy. NFI.