Peter Roberts

5 Mar 1830 - 4 Apr 1913


Peter Roberts

5 Mar 1830 - 4 Apr 1913
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April 9, 1913 Goshen, USA Goshen. April 9 – Peter Roberts, a highly respected citizen and faithful Latter-Day-Saint of this place died April 4. Funeral services were held in the Goshen assembly room April 8, the bishopric presiding. The presidency of the Nebo stake with several members of the high
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Peter Roberts


Goshen Cemetery

W 15800 S St
Goshen, Utah, Utah
United States


May 11, 2012


April 21, 2012

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Peter Roberts Dies at His Goshen Home:

Contributor: Jcscowtown Created: 7 months ago Updated: 7 months ago

April 9, 1913 Goshen, USA Goshen. April 9 – Peter Roberts, a highly respected citizen and faithful Latter-Day-Saint of this place died April 4. Funeral services were held in the Goshen assembly room April 8, the bishopric presiding. The presidency of the Nebo stake with several members of the high council (of which the deceased had been a member) were on the stand. The speakers referred to the sterling quality of Elder Roberts, as a stakes and ward worker and a faithful Latter-Day Saint. Beautiful singing was rendered. The presence of the stake presidency, the large assembly and the lengthy cortege made manifest the esteem in which the deceased was held in the community. Peter Roberts was the son of Ann Pool and Peter Roberts. He was born at Newmarket, Flintshire, Wales 1829 where he accepted the gospel and was baptized. He married Harriet Jones, and about 1856 they moved to the county of Durham, where he became president of the Spinney Moore and other branches of the Church and where he proved himself a live, active, energetic messenger of the gospel. It was here his first wife died about 1860, and he married Phoebe Richardson. In 1863 with other member of the Church, he came to America. They found employment as coal miners in Fallbrook, Pa., where they were joined by their families. They came to Utah and later came to Goshen, which since has been his home. In 1870 he was again bereft of his wife and he married Sarah Price, whom he now leaves with two sons and one daughter, John and Nicholas Roberts of Goshen and Mrs. D.C. Dora of Ogden, with a number of grandchildren. At the organization of the Nebo stake in 1901, he was one of its first high councilors which office he filled with honor until honorably released in 1910. He was ever active, and it can be said of him, he was valiant, faithful and true.

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Peter Roberts was born on 5 Mar 1830
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Peter Roberts was 33 years old when U.S. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring the freedom of all slaves in Confederate territory by January 1, 1863. Abraham Lincoln was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through the American Civil War—its bloodiest war and perhaps its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis. In doing so, he preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government, and modernized the economy.
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Peter Roberts was 48 years old when Thomas Edison announces his invention of the phonograph, a machine that can record and play sound. Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and the long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park", he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production and large-scale teamwork to the process of invention, and is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory.
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Peter Roberts was 58 years old when The Great Blizzard of 1888 struck the northeastern United States, producing snowdrifts in excess of 50 ft (15 m) and confining some people to their houses for up to a week. The Great Blizzard of 1888 or Great Blizzard of '88 was one of the most severe recorded blizzards in the history of the United States of America. The storm, referred to as the Great White Hurricane, paralyzed the East Coast from the Chesapeake Bay to Maine, as well as the Atlantic provinces of Canada. Snowfalls of 10 to 58 inches fell in parts of New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut, and sustained winds of more than 45 miles per hour (72 km/h) produced snowdrifts in excess of 50 feet (15 m). Railroads were shut down, and people were confined to their houses for up to a week. Railway and telegraph lines were disabled, and this provided the impetus to move these pieces of infrastructure underground. Emergency services were also affected.
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Peter Roberts was 76 years old when Albert Einstein publishes his first paper on the special theory of relativity. Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. His work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science. He is best known to the general public for his mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc2, which has been dubbed "the world's most famous equation". He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to theoretical physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect", a pivotal step in the development of quantum theory.
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Peter Roberts died on 4 Apr 1913 at the age of 83
Grave record for Peter Roberts (5 Mar 1830 - 4 Apr 1913), BillionGraves Record 1065696 Goshen, Utah, Utah, United States