Trees Planted by the Water: Early African American Legislators

 

 

ROBERTS, MESHACK 

Handbook of Texas Online: Meshack R. Roberts

Texas State Library: Meshack R. Roberts

 

Notes:

 

.13th Texas Legislature Jan 14, 1873
.14th Texas Legislature Jan 13, 1874
15th Texas Legislature Apr 18, 1876

 

  The Roberts Household in the 1880 census, Marshall, Texas.
 Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation
 Shack Roberts  Self   M   Male   B   64   AL   Farmer 
 Dianna Roberts  Wife   M   Female   B   55   SC   Keeping House 
 Marena Roberts  Dau   S   Female   B   15   TX   School Girl 



 
   

 

Photograph courtesy of Texas State Library and Archives Commission

 

 

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