23. Francis3 Roberson (Francis2, Thomas1) was born in Baptistown, Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co. NJ January 22, 1792. Francis died December 25, 1884 in Baptistown, Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co. NJ, at 92 years of age.

He married twice. He married Nancy Rittenhouse. Nancy was born in New Jersey 1796. He married Elizabeth Bray about 1815. Elizabeth was born June 6, 1795. Elizabeth died May 16, 1851 at 55 years of age. In the 1850 census Baptistown Kingwood Twp Hunterdon Co NJ page 142, Frances (age 58) is recorded with Nancy (age 54), Watson (age 19), and Nancy Rittenhouse (age 14). Frances is a farmer born in NJ.

Francis Roberson and Elizabeth Bray had the following children:

child 105 i. Mariah4 Roberson was born in Baptistown, Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co. NJ February 28, 1816. Mariah died May 25, 1889 Flemington, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 73 years of age. She married Abel Webster in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, May 21, 1835. Abel was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1809. Abel was the son of Hugh Webster.

child 106 ii. Eliza Roberson was born in Baptistown, Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co. NJ October 2, 1818. Eliza died January 16, 1872 Lambertville, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 53 years of age. She married Charles R Swallow. Charles was born about 1818. Charles was the son of Benjamin Swallow Capt. (See Charles R Swallow for the continuation of this line.)

child + 107 iii. Daniel B Roberson was born November 19, 1821.

child 108 iv. Andrew B Roberson was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey December 28, 1825. Andrew died August 12, 1893 Trenton, Mercer Co, NJ, at 67 years of age. He married Sarah E Taylor in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, January 23, 1849. Sarah was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1821. Sarah was the daughter of John Taylor and Jane Curtis. He was a merchant and kept store in Baptistown, Everrittstown, Frenchtown and Trenton

In the 1850 census Kingwood Twp Hunterdon Co NJ page 142, Andrew (age 24) is recorded with Sarah (age 22). They are recorded right next to Francis Roberson.

In the 1880 census 180 Broad Street, Trenton, Mercer Co NJ page 252, Andrew (age 54) is recorded with Sarah (age 52), niece Lillie Taylor (age 20) father-in-law John Taylor (age 95), Athalia Taylor (age 80), and nephew Henry Taylor (age 18). Andrew is a grocer and all births are NJ.

child 109 v. Thomas Watson Roberson was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey October 6, 1830. There is a Thomas W Roberson buried at Everittstown United Methodist Churchyard Alexandria Township. The date are not legable.

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