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Lorenzo Snow "Ren" Roberts[1]

Male 1889 - 1964  (74 years)


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  • Name Lorenzo Snow "Ren" Roberts  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Nickname Ren 
    Ordinance 6 Sep 1888  American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Baby Blessing, by Joshua Adams 
    Born 14 Jul 1889  American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Gender Male 
    AFN 3GPS-ZJ 
    Name Ren 
    Name Ren Roberts 
    Ordinance 1 Nov 1897 
    Baptized by Joshua Adams 
    Residence 12 Jun 1900  American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 19 Apr 1910  American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Laborer; Odd Jobs 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1930  American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Laborer on chicken farm 
    Ordinance Confirmed by J. H. Pulley 
    Died 22 Mar 1964  Provo, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 25 Mar 1964  American Fork City Cemetery, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I15  default
    Last Modified 15 Nov 2013 

    Father John J. Roberts,   b. 31 Oct 1841, Bradley, Staffordshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1916, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Ellen Conder,   b. 11 Nov 1850, Salem, Utah Co, Utah Territory, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1919, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 3 Feb 1867  of Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F23  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Leilia Ellen "Lyle" Campbell,   b. 23 Dec 1894, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1978, Provo, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 23 Mar 1918  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9, 10
    Children 
    +1. John Clifton Martin,   b. 25 Apr 1914, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1972, Hayward, Alameda Co, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)  [Adopted]
    +2. Alice Roberts,   b. 29 Sep 1919, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1992, Powell, Park Co, Wyoming, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +3. John C. Roberts,   b. 30 Jul 1921, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 2004, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +4. Lorenzo Glen Roberts,   b. 9 Jul 1923, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1991, Murray, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     5. Howard L. Roberts,   b. 2 Aug 1925, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1942, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
    +6. Faye Roberts,   b. 25 Jan 1930, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1960, Lehi, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2011 
    Family ID F16  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Mar 1964 - Provo, Utah Co, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Photo
    Photo
    Photo from L to R, unknown, Faye ROBERTS, Lorenzo Glen Roberts, and Lorenzo Snow Roberts
    Lorenzo Snow Roberts & Leilia Ellen Campbell Home [photo]
    Lorenzo Snow Roberts & Leilia Ellen Campbell Home [photo]
    Photo of the home of Lorenzo Snow Roberts & Leilia Ellen CAMPBELL Roberts at American Fork, Utah, negative dated Oct 1963. Original in possession of Vickie R. Nichols, scanned and made available online by Chad G. Nichols.
    Family Portrait [bef 1954]
    Family Portrait [bef 1954]
    Roberts Family Portrait pre-1954 (L to R): Ermina ROBERTS Joseph, Rachel Elizabeth ROBERTS Allen Ray, Lorenzo Snow Roberts, Rose Ann Miller ROBERTS Caulfield, Mary Emma ROBERTS Johnson, & Selena May ROBERTS Snerdin
    American Fork Roberts Homesite [5 Jun 2004]
    American Fork Roberts Homesite [5 Jun 2004]
    Original homesite of Lorenzo Snow Roberts & Leilia Ellen CAMPBELL Roberts in American Fork, Utah, Utah, 5 Jun 2004. As of this date the home had been demolished and replaced by a nursery home. The large tree in the left foreground was planted by Lorenzo. Photo by Chad G. Nichols.
    Photo of Lorenzo Snow Roberts & Leilia Ellen CAMPBELL Roberts
    Photo of Lorenzo Snow Roberts & Leilia Ellen CAMPBELL Roberts
    Photo of Lorenzo Snow Roberts & Leilia Ellen CAMPBELL Roberts. Original in possession of Carma R. Cornell, scanned and made available online by Chad G. Nichols.
    Photo
    Photo
    Photo of Lorenzo Snow Roberts
    Photo
    Photo
    Photo of Lorenzo 'Ren' Snow Roberts
    Photo
    Photo
    Photo of Lorenzo Snow Roberts. Capture reads, 'Ren with Bossy'
    American Fork Home [Oct 1963]
    American Fork Home [Oct 1963]
    Photo taken circa Oct 1963 of the home of Lorenzo Snow Roberts & Leilia Ellen CAMPBELL Roberts
    Roberts Family Photo
    Roberts Family Photo
    Photo of Lorenzo Glen Roberts, Lorenzo Snow Roberts, Leilia Ellen CAMPBELL Roberts, John C. Roberts, and unknown man but possibly one of Lorenzo Snow's brothers. Original in possession of Carma R. Cornell, scanned and made available online by Chad G. Nichols.
    Roberts Family Photo
    Roberts Family Photo
    Photo of Lorenzo Snow Roberts, Leilia Ellen CAMPBELL Roberts, and John C. Roberts. Original in possession of Carma R. Cornell, scanned and made available online by Chad G. Nichols.
    Photo [bef 1954]
    Photo [bef 1954]
    Roberts Family Portrait pre-1954 (L to R): Ermina ROBERTS Joseph, Rachel Elizabeth ROBERTS Allen Ray, Lorenzo Snow Roberts, Rose Ann Miller ROBERTS Caulfield, Mary Emma ROBERTS Johnson, & Selena May ROBERTS Snerdin
    Family Reunion Photo
    Family Reunion Photo
    Roberts family reunion photo. Known in the picture (L to R), standing: ?, ?, ?, John C. Roberts, ?, Lorenzo Glen Roberts, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?; kneeling: ?, Lorenzo Snow Roberts, ?, ?, ?
    Photo [27 Jul 1963]
    Photo [27 Jul 1963]
    Photo taken 27 Jul 1963 at Roberts family reunion up American Fork Canyon. (L to R) Wilbur Brower, Lorenzo Snow Roberts, and 'Grandpa Keith' (father of Elizabeth KEITH Roberts)
    Photo [27 Jul 1963]
    Photo [27 Jul 1963]
    Photo taken 27 Jul 1963 at Roberts family reunion up American Fork Canyon. (L to R) Wilbur Brower, Lorenzo Snow Roberts, and "Grandpa Keith" (father of Elizabeth KEITH Roberts)
    Lorenzo Snow Roberts
    Lorenzo Snow Roberts
    Photo of Lorenzo Snow Roberts in his garden in American Fork.
    Photo
    Photo
    Photo from a family vacation 'back east.' (L to R) Elizabeth 'Betty' KEITH Roberts, Lorenzo Snow Roberts, and Leilia Ellen CAMPBELL Roberts
    Photo [~1952]
    Photo [~1952]
    Photo circa 1952, caption: "Grandma Roberts was in the hospital. Grandpa Roberts west Eastering with us." Pictured on the left is Lorenzo Snow Roberts
    Photo
    Photo
    Photo, caption: 'John and his dad - a great catch at Strawberry!' John C. Roberts and Lorenzo Snow Roberts
    Photo
    Photo
    Photo of Lorenzo Snow Roberts and Leilia Ellan CAMPBELL Roberts
    Photo [~Aug 1963]
    Photo [~Aug 1963]
    Photo taken circa Aug 1963 of Lorenzo Snow Roberts and Leilia Ellan CAMPBELL Roberts
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    American Fork Home
    American Fork Home
    Photo of 'Roberts Family Home and Sue Ann,' Sue Ann Carter, believe to be the home of Lorenzo Snow Roberts and Leilia Ellen CAMPBELL Roberts

    Documents
    LDS Baby Blessing Record [6 Sep 1888]
    LDS Baby Blessing Record [6 Sep 1888]
    LDS Baby Blessing record of Lorenzo Snow Roberts. Birthdate on record originally showed 14 Jul 1888, but was overwritten by hand with 22 Jul 1891. Blessing date 6 Sep 1888. Original in possession of Chad G. Nichols, scanned by Sietske Nichols. Donated by Sue Lewis. Used by permission. © All rights reserved.
    1900 U.S. Census
    1900 U.S. Census
    American Fork, Utah, Utah: "John J Roberts" family
    1910 U.S. Census
    1910 U.S. Census
    2nd North Street, American Fork, Utah, Utah: "John J Roberts" family
    WWI Draft Registration [5 Jun 1917]
    WWI Draft Registration [5 Jun 1917]
    World War I Draft Registration Card for Lorenzo Snow Roberts
    1920 U.S. Census [page 2]
    1920 U.S. Census [page 2]
    2nd North Street, American Fork, Utah, Utah: Second page for the listing of "William Roberts" family; Also listed are the households of "Mary Macklin" & "Ren Roberts." Research by Chad G. Nichols.
    1930 U.S. Census
    1930 U.S. Census
    American Fork, Utah, Utah: "Lorenzo S Roberts" family. Research by Chad G. Nichols.
    Obituary
    Obituary
    Obituary of Lorenzo Snow Roberts
    Obituary [23 Mar 1964]
    Obituary [23 Mar 1964]
    Obituary of Lorenzo Snow Roberts, published in the Deseret News and Telegram

    Headstones
    Lorenzo Snow Roberts & Leilia Ellen CAMPBELL Roberts Headstone
    Lorenzo Snow Roberts & Leilia Ellen CAMPBELL Roberts Headstone
    Headstone of Lorenzo Snow Roberts & Leilia Ellen Campbell. Photo taken by Chad G. Nichols.

  • Sources 
    1. [S756] Nichols Online Library, Digital Documents Researched and Scanned by Chad Nichols & Relatives, Nichols, Chad G., (Catalogue of over 40,000 relatives with more than 5,000 of them having documentation to support their place in the family tree. Some recent generation surnames include Anderson, Broman, Campbell, Cloward, Conder, Dutson, Ericksen, Farmer, Holyoak, Kump, Kylen, Mendenhall, Nichols, Nielson, O'Donnell, Richardson, Roberts, Shelley, Stone, and Walker. Most ancestors are from England, Denmark, Sweden, and Germany. [online] www.nicholslibrary.org 7783 S 4950 W West Jordan, UT 84081 USA) (Reliability: 3).
      Baby Blessing - 005351
      1900 U.S. Census - 000630
      1910 U.S. Census - 000633
      1920 U.S. Census - 000632
      1930 U.S. Census - 000368
      World War I Civil Draft Registration Card - 002435
      Photos - 001062, 001067, 001068, 001092, 001093, 001094, 001095, 001097, 001098; 001102, 001104, 001105, 001106, 001107, 001108, 001109, 001118, 001119, 001120, 001141, 001146, 001149
      Photo of American Fork Home - 002300
      Photograph of Original American Fork Homesite - 000570
      Obituaries - 001099, 001100
      Grave Marker - 000530

    2. [S368] 1900 United States Federal Census, United States. Census Office. 12th Census, 1900, (Washington [District of Columbia] : The National Archives, [19--] Microfilm of original records in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.), SHEET 15A, SUP DIST 273, ENUM DIST 154 (Reliability: 3).
      American Fork, Utah, Utah: "John J Roberts," born Dec 1841, age 59, married 28 yrs, birthplace England, parentage England, immigration 1851, Engineer, Saw Mill, freely owns own; "Elizabeth," born Nov 1851, age 49, married 28 yrs, 11 children, 11 surviving children, birthplace Utah, parentage England; "Joseph," born Jul 1875, age 24, birthplace Utah, Day Laborer; "William," born Jan 1879, age 21, birthplace Utah, Sheep Hearder; "Alena," born Aug 1881, age 19, birthplace Utah; "Mary E," born Jul 1883, age 16, birthplace Utah, at schoo; "Rose," born Apr 1884, age 14, birthplace Utah, at school; "Lorenzo," born Jul 1888, age 11, birthplace Utah, at school; "Ray," born Aug 1890, age 9, birthplace Utah; "Mina," born Jul 1894, age 5, birthplace Utah

    3. [S140] 1910 United States Federal Census, United States. Census Office. 13th Census, 1910, (Washington [District of Columbia] : The National Archives, [19--] Microfilm of original records in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.), SHEET 20A, SUP DIST UTAH, ENUM DIST 184 (Reliability: 3).
      2nd North Street, American Fork, Utah, Utah: "John J Roberts," age 71, 1st marriage, married 42 yrs, birthplace England, father's birthplace Ma?, mother's birthplace England, immigration 1864, Laborer, Odd jobs; "Elizabeth," age 59, 1st marriage, married 42 yrs, 11 children, 11 surviving children, birthplace Utah, parentage England; "Edward," age 35, birthplace Utah, Sheep business; "Rose," age 22, birthplace Utah; "Lorenzo," age 19, birthplace Utah, Laborer, Odd jobs; "Mina," age 13, birthplace Utah

    4. [S253] 1920 United States Federal Census, United States. Census Office. 14th Census, 1920, (Washington [District of Columbia] : The National Archives, [19--] Microfilm of original records in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.), SHEET 4B (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S21] 1930 United States Federal Census, United States of America, Bureau of the Census. 15th Census, 1930, (Washington [District of Columbia] : The National Archives & Records Administration, [1930] Microfilm of original records in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.), ENUM DIST 25-5, SUP DIST 4, SHT 2A (Reliability: 3).
      American Fork, Utah, Utah on "Center Street:" "Lorenzo S Roberts," owns own home, age 39, age at first marriage 27, birthplace Utah, father's birthplace U.S., mother's birthplace Utah, Laborer on chicken farm; "Leilia C," age 36, age at first marriage 18, birthplace Utah, parents' birthplace Utah; "Clifton J Martin," stepson, age 16, birthplace Utah; "Alice," age 10, birthplace Utah; "John C," age 9, birthplace Utah; "Glen L," age 7, birthplace Utah; "Howard L," age 4 yrs ? mos, birthplace Utah; "Fay," age ? mos, birthplace Utah

    6. [S357] U.S. Social Security Death Index, United States of America, (Washington [District of Columbia] : National Archives and Records Administration Searchable online database at FamilySearch™ by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, www.familysearch.org) (Reliability: 3).
      Ren Roberts
      b. 14 Jul 1888
      d. Mar 1964
      issued at Utah, death at Utah

    7. [S61] Birth Certificate or Record (Reliability: 3).
      Blessing Certificate
      Lorenzo Roberts
      #22 Alpine Stake
      parents: John J. Roberts & Elizabeth Condor
      b. 24 Jul 1888 American Fork (the date is overwritten in blue pen, reading 14 Jul 1891)
      blessed 6 Sep 1888 by Joshua Adams
      [Original in possession of Chad G. Nichols]

    8. [S376] LDS Ward Records, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Salt Lake City, Utah) (Reliability: 3).
      8th Ward, Alpine Stake; 3rd Ward, Alpine Stake (GS 6165 pt 7, #468, 1267 ind rec card # 174, 483, 1057, 1058, 1218, 1210)

    9. [S184] Western States Marriage Record Index, BYU-Idaho Family History Center, 240A McKay Library, 525 S Center, Rexburg, Idaho 83460-0405, (Rexburg, ID : BYU-Idaho Archives [2004--], available online at abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/sea) (Reliability: 3).
      Marriage ID#613627
      Lorenzo Robert (28) of American Fork
      md Leila Campbell (23) of American Fork
      23 Mar 1918 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
      County of Record: Salt Lake
      vol 74, certificate # A029381

    10. [S902] Utah Marriages, 1887-1966, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The, (Salt Lake City, UT https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.familysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fcollection%2F1675546) (Reliability: 3).
      Lorenzo Roberts (28) & Leila Campbell (23)
      md 23 Mar 1918 Salt Lake City, Utah
      FHL 429098, # 29381
      [Research by Chad G. Nichols]