Full Legal Name: William J Roberts
Birth Date: 1848
Death Date: 6 Oct 1871
Burial Date: 8 Oct 1871
Biographical Information from relative
Born in Boston, Mass.
Enlisted in the US Navy in 1862 at the age of 15.
Returned from his last Naval rendezvous 1870 after serving three terms. Married Julia Adams in Philadelphia and had a son, William Roberts, in 1869. Noted in the 1870 Federal Census living in Philadelphia with his wife, son, father-in-law, Alexander Adams and brother-in-law, Benjamin.