Lakefield Township Early Pioneers of Saginaw County, Michigan
Lakefield Township Early Pioneers of Saginaw County, Michigan




George C. Roberts was born on 21 August 1844 in Illinois. His parents were Albert and Eunice Chestman Roberts. He married Siviley/Sivilla Roberts in 1868.


George and Siviley had the following children:

  1. Hattie Roberts was born in January 1870 in Michigan.

  2. Nettie Roberts was born in October 1877 in Michigan.


In 1870, George Siviley, and Hattie were living in Ward 6, Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan and he was a carpenter. By 1880, George and his family were living in Lakefield Township.


George Roberts was elected or appointed to the following Lakefield Township offices:

  1. Elected Superintendent of Schools on 7 April 1879

  2. Appointed as Overseer of Highways in District #2 on 7 April 1879

  3. Elected as Lakefield Constable on 7 April 1879

  4. Elected as Lakefield Constable on 5 April 1880.


By 1900, George and his family were living in the Precinct #23, Ward 12, Cook County, Chicago, Illinois and he was a carpenter


George died on 15 March 1910 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. At the time of his death he was a carpenter.






SOURCES: Lakefield Township Records; 1870, 1880, 1900 Federal Census; George's Illlinois death record.  


Pioneers of Lakefield Township - Left to Right: Jacob Brown, Lawrence Dubay, Alva Hinterman, David Dubay, Mr. Harris, George Easlick, Calvin Harris;   Ray Rowell standing towards the top of photo and his daughters, Mildred, Dorothy, and Carrie Rowell,  sitting on the wood pile.    Carry Rowell later married Fred Honaman.     photo from John and Linda Honaman Johnson.



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