A Tribute to Elder Elias Roberts, 1779-1833

Elder Elias Roberts, a true pioneer minister of southern Illinois, was actively involved in the constitution of several very early churches, viz., Bon-Pas, 1824; Long Prairie, 1825; Village Creek, 1826; Birk's Prairie, 1826; Fox Prairie, 1827; Union, 1827; Salem, 1828; and Mt. Pleasant, 1830.

Signers of Petition to Congress from Citizens of Illinois Territory, April 12, 1812, relating to suffrage, Elias Roberts, Thomas Roberts, William Barnett, John Lucas, Joseph McCourtney, Solomon Allen, Thomas C. Patterson, and others. - Illinois Territorial papers.

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