(1849 - 1940)William Travis Roberts, son of William and Rachel Roberts, was born near Georgetown, Texas. At 13, "Bud" assumed care of the family while his father fought and died in the civil war. In 1870, he married Mary Thompson (1855 - 1915) at Georgetown. The young couple quit cotton farming for cattle raising, but soon lost most of their small longhorn herd to rustlers.
|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, August 3rd, 2015 at 2:03pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14S E 277668 N 3569440|
|Decimal Degrees||32.23963333, -101.35970000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 14.378', W 101° 21.582'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 14' 22.68" N, 101° 21' 34.92" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 3001-3107 S Moss Lake Rd, Big Spring TX 79720, US|
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