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George B. Roberts (1841-1859)

George B. Roberts graduated from the Institute for Colored Youth in 1859, and died just months later of consumption.  Roberts is buried at Lebanon Cemetery.


Sources:

Objects of the Institute for Colored Youth, with a list of the officers and students, and the annual report of the Board of Managers, for the year 1862, Philadelphia, 1862; George B. Roberts Death Certificate, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803–1915." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2008, 2010. From originals housed at the Philadelphia City Archives. "Death Records," FamilySearch.

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Image: George G. Roberts Death Certificate

Source: FamilySearch

Born: 1841

Died: August 28, 1859 - Philadelphia, PA

Graduated: 1859

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