Birth: Aug. 20, 1871 Crawford County Arkansas, USA Death: Jul. 8, 1940 Bakersfield Kern County California, USA Roseltha Delcie Lewis was born the 20th of August, 1871 in Crawford County, Arkansas, the first child of David Walker Lewis and Eliza Jane Shipley. She married 1) James Harvey Roberts the 12th of February, 1888 in Crawford County, Arkansas. He was born the 21st of May, 1861 in Wirt County, Virginia to Robert Richard Roberts and Mary Elizabeth Lohr Cannon. She and James had eleven children before their divorce:1. unnamed Roberts, female b. January 16, 18892. Zora Elizabeth Roberts b. January 11, 18903. Venus Roberts b. February 28, 18924. Gertrude Ellen Roberts b. March 29, 18965. Manilla Dewey Roberts b. August 4, 18986. Zocalia Roberts b. July 22, 19007. Denver Harvey Roberts b. October 9, 19028. Dicey Fay Roberts b. August 30, 19049. Roseltha Roberts b. June 6, 190710. Irine Vivian Roberts b. April 10, 191011. James Milton Roberts b. November 4, 1912She married 2) John Sherman. Roseltha died the 8th of July, 1940 in Bakersfield, Kern County, California and was buried in Westside Cemetery, Taft, Kern County, California. (It is believed James remarried and had a son, James B. Roberts, born in 1933.) James Harvey Roberts died the 22nd of September, 1951 in Harrison, Arkansas.Written by Susan Kimes Burgess Family links: Parents: David Walker Lewis (1848 – 1919) Eliza Jane Shipley Lewis (1852 – 1931) Children: Zocalia Roberts Bonandeer (1900 – 1993)* Siblings: Roseltha Delcie Lewis Sherman (1871 – 1940) Elizabeth Lewis Kimes (1873 – 1908)* Henry Davis Baskum Lewis (1881 – 1963)* Walker Harlan Lewis (1889 – 1957)* Harvey Leander Lewis (1890 – 1953)* Thomas Wesley Lewis (1892 – 1959)* Joseph Webber Lewis (1895 – 1958)*