Roberts was born
During 1874 Roberts moved his family to the old John Rogers farm just south of
There are many tales told about Stokley Roberts, commonly known as “Stoke,” in northwest
“An interesting story of the combating of crime in
After the letter was written Miller took his life by cutting his throat with his pocket knife. His body was taken back to Marion County, Alabama to be buried. After his funeral Miller’s family shook hands over his grave and swore that they would get revenge for his death.
A mob of about fifty men were organized who boasted that they were going to blow
An unknown man supposed to have been a friend of the Miller gang slipped out of
When the mob found out what was going on, they decided it would not be wise to attack the town, and returned to their homes. However, guards were kept on duty for a number of months expecting the mob to return.
Some months later Stoke Roberts located and captured another member of the Miller gang and placed him in jail in
The old Stokley Roberts family cemetery on the homeplace in the town of Fulton.