Philip Mathew Roberts
1908


FATHER OF TEN CHILDREN DEAD
Philip M. Roberts Passes Away at Home of Daughter, Mrs. John Skillern

Philip M. Roberts, a native of Tennessee, a farmer by occupation and for several years a resident of Idaho, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John Skillern, 1805 North Tenth Street, yesterday morning. The deceased had reached the age of 77 years. He was a member of the Masonic lodge of Soddy, Tenn.

He leaves 10 living children who are Mrs. John Skillern, of Boise; Mrs. Oscar Kaneaster, Mrs. Howard and R. B. Roberts of Twin Falls; Mrs. J. O. Jordan of Boise, William Roberts, Rev. John T. Roberts of North Carolina, Mrs. Arch Buie of Florida, Mrs. W. P. Hayes and Joseph Roberts of Tennessee.

The funeral will take place this afternoon from the residence of Mrs. Skillern, 1805 North tenth Street, Rev. Charles Chalfant will conduct the services.

The Statesman, Boise, Idaho, March 22, 1908

Submitted by Sallie Cox
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