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John Rutherford Roberts / jay rutherford roberts/wales Updated June 28, 2006
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I am looking for my mother's father John Rutherford Roberts. It is possible he was using the name Rutherford Roberts. He was born in north wales May 8,1875 . I know for certain he would have been in minneapolis minn in 1918, and moved to Oregon, Possibly Portland. He was married or was commen law husband to Mary Ida Lindabury (previous marriage to Romaine Houser). Three children were born to this union . Mari Roberta,my mother Elzabeth (Elspeth) Louise (born 1918) and a son William MacPherson Roberts.My mother was the only one born in the united states, the others being born in Canada.I know he had two sisters but do not know their names. He was with the Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force in WW1. He enlisted July 22,1915 in Edmonton Alberta If this information is at all familiar to anyone, please e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org.