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ROE FAMILY OF NEW YORK
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Sixth Generation

103. Phillips6 ROE (Gamaliel5, William4, Nathaniel3, Nathaniel2, John1) reference Roe Reunion Bk was b. in Orange Co., NY 10 April 1801. Phillips d. 08 Jan. 1885 in Brooktondale, NY, at 83 yrs. His body was interred Old Roe Cemt in Brooktondale, NY. He m. JONES, Mary.

Mary was b. in NJ May 20, 1804. Mary d. June 20, 1874 Candor, NY, at 70 yrs. Her body was interred Old Roe Cemt. in Brooktondale, NY. Occupation: Merchant Hardware Store Owner Candor, NY. Phillips Roe; was a merchant in the Village of Candor, who keep a leger of monies that people owed him. We have the leger and pictures of Phillips and his wife taken in Owego.

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ROE, Phillips and JONES, Mary had the following family:

+202 i. ROE7 Harriet.
+203 ii. ROE, Moses N. was b. 12 March 1822.
+204 iii. ROE, Orsemus Walter was b. 1827.
+205 iv. ROE, Gamaliel was born 22 Feb. 1832.
+206 v. ROE, George Whitley was b. 04 Aug. 1835.

109. James6 ROE (William5, William4, Nathaniel3, Nathaniel2, John1) was b. 1820. James d. 30 Nov. 1876 at 56 yrs. He m. GOULD, Sarah Ann. Sarah was b. Aug. 1821 and d. Dec. 21, 1902 at 81 yrs. James Roe; was a corporal in Co. A, 109th NY Reg. in the Civil War.

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ROE, James and GOULD, Sarah Ann had the following family:

+207 i. ROE7 William H. was b. 1842.
+208 ii. ROE, John J. was b. 1843.

ROE, James and *, Louise R. had the following family:

+209 iii. ROE, George was b. 1845.
  210 iv. ROE, Sarah E. was b. 1847.
  211 v. ROE, Helen was born 1850. Helen d. 1877 at 27 yrs.
  212 vi. ROE, Simon P. b. 1852. Simon d. Oct. 1, 1923 at 71 yrs. His body was interred COOPER CEMT in Long Island, NY.
  213 vii. ROE, Eliza was b. 1857.

123. Sylvester M.6 ROE (John Elting5, James Gilbert4, Nathaniel3, Nathaniel2, John1) reference Bible of SMR was b. in Prob. Virgil, NY 12 Dec. 1801. Sylvester d. 12 May 1880 in Cortland, NY, at 78 yrs. His body was interred Cortland Rural in Cortland, NY. He m. CHATTERTON, Polly in Prob. Cortland, NY, 23 Dec/ 1823. Polly was b. Feb. 15, 1801. The Eldest S. M. Roe; was a deacon in the Congreational Church in Virgil. Afterwards he removed to Cortland, where he engaged in the butter trade. He was elder in the Presbyterian Church there seventeen years. John M. Roe was a leading and efficient member and officer in the Presbyterian Church in Marathon. Erastus G. Roe returned to Fulton County, NY.

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ROE, Sylvester M. and CHATTERTON, Polly had the following family:

+214 i. ROE7 Nelson C. was b. 19 June 1825.
  215 ii. ROE, Charlotte M. b. in Virgil, NY Jan. 8, 1827 and d. Jan. 1, 1896 at 68 yrs. She m. GRAY, Alonga W. 29 Sept. 1846. Alonga b. Nov. 23, 1823.
+216 iii. ROE, Oakley J. was b. 23 Sept. 1828.
+217 iv. ROE, Mary was born 07 Jan. 1831.
  218 v. ROE, Martha C. b. in Virgil, NY Aug. 21, 1833. Martha d. May 20, 1909 in Cortland, NY, at 75 yrs. Her body was interred Cortland Rural in Cortland, NY. Miss Martha Roe, for twenty-six yrs the head of the Methods Department at the Normal School at Cortland, died at 1:10 o'clock this morning at her home, 77 Railroad St. For several weeks she had been in failing health, though allicted with no particular desease. Last week a slight fall in her room gave quiet a shock to her system and caused her to take to her bed. On Tuesday of this week she dropped into a quiet sleep from which she never wakened and the end came peacefully at the hour stated above. Miss Roe was the last survivor of a family of six children of Mr. & Mrs. Sylvester M. Roe. She was b. in Virgil, upon Aug. 21, 1833.
  219 vi. ROE, Elizabeth reference SMR/Bible was b. in Virgil, NY June 9, 1839 and d. Aug. 7, 1839 in Virgil, NY, at less than one year of age.
  220 vii. ROE, Anna reference SMR/Bible was b. in Virgil, NY Aug. 20, 1841 and d. Aug. 26, 1862 in Cortland, NY, at 21 yrs. Her body was interred Cortland Rural in Cortland, NY.

124. John Morey6 ROE (John Elting5, James Gilbert4, Nathaniel3, Nathaniel2, John1) reference SMR/Bible was b. in Virgil, NY 12 Sept. 1804. John d. 24 Aug. 1872 in Marathon, NY, at 67 yrs. His body was interred Marathon Cemt in Marathon, NY. He m1) SHIPMAN, Jeannette S.. Jeannette was b. Binghamton, NY 23 Mar. 1818 and d. 26 Feb. 1906 in Ft.Worth, Texas, at 87 yrs. Her body was interred Marathon Cemt in Marathon, NY. Jeannette S. Shipman, is buried with John M. Roe, and his other wife, Polly Hart. Jeannette was listed in the 1844 Marathon Church records, when John and Jeannette had there son William Roe baptized Jan 16,1844.

He married HART, Polly Sophronia 24 Jan. 1832. Polly was b. 1804 and d. 1840 in Marathon, NY, at 36 yrs. Her body was interred Marathon Cemt in Marathon, NY.

He was baptized in Prob. Virgil, NY, 02 Mar. 1805. John M. Roe; John was one of 13 scholors who attended the first grammer school in Virgil, NY, taught by Mr. Henry Hall in the year of 1819. In the year of 1834, John and his brother Sylvester M. Roe set up a store at Freetown Corners, NY, being the second merchants in Freetown. "John M. Roe, is listed in the Marathon Church Records as the clerk, in which he held that position for many years." Church Records. 1831-1853

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ROE, John Morey and HART, Polly Sophronia had the following family:
  221 i. ROE7 Frances Evelyn.
  222 ii. ROE, John M.
  223 iii. ROE, Elting J. was b. Marathon, NY 1832 and d. 1832 in Marathon, NY, at less than one yr. His body was interred Marathon Cemt in Marathon, NY.
+224 iv. ROE, Addison John was b. 14 Nov 1833.
  225 v. ROE, Mary Adelide was b. Marathon, NY 1839. She was baptized in Marathon, NY, 13 August 1839.
  226 vi. ROE, Sophronia H. was b. Marathon, NY 1840 and d. 1840 in Marathon, NY, at less than one year. Was interred Marathon Cemt in Marathon, NY.
  227 vii. ROE, William S. was b. Marathon, NY 1843 and d. 1845 in Marathon, NY, at 2 yrs. Was interred Marathon in Marathon, NY. He was baptized in Marathon Presbyterian, NY, 16 Jan. 1844.
  228 viii. ROE, Radcliff Lockwood was b. Marathon, NY 1846 and d. 21 Feb 1868 in Marathon, NY, at 21 yrs. Was interred Marathon Cemt in Marathon, NY.
+229 x. ROE, Theodore Hart was b. 1849.
  230 x. ROE, Jennie E. was b. Marathon, NY 1852 and d. Feb. 1854 in Marathon, NY, at 1 yr. Her body was interred Marathon Cemt. in Marathon, NY. She was was baptized 16 Sept.1853 at the Marathon Pres. Church. The daughter of John M. Roe and Jeannette S. Roe Page 216 in the Church Records Book #2 of Sept. 1,1853 by Carl H. Beam
  231 xi. ROE, Fannie E. was b. Marathon, NY 30 Sept. 1854 and d. 20 Oct. 1931 in Aberdeen, S. Dakota, at 77 yrs. She m. GRANGER, Frank E. 27 Nov. 1883. She was baptized 04 Nov. 1855.

126. Erastus Gilbert6 ROE (John Elting5, James Gilbert4, Nathaniel3, Nathaniel2, John1) was b. 09 March 1808. He m. MORSE, Katherine 05 June 1831. History of Cortland County says that Erastus G. Roe returned to Fulton County, NY.

ROE, Erastus Gilbert and MORSE, Katherine had the following family:
  232 i. ROE7 Betsey was b. 06 May 1835. She m. SMITH, Solomon.
  233 ii. ROE, Joseph Elting was b. 28 Nov. 1844.

127. Phillip T.6 ROE (John Elting5, James Gilbert4, Nathaniel3, Nathaniel2, John1) was b. June 6, 1810. Phillip d. 15 July 1880 at 70 yrs. He m. SEELY, Ann M. August 19, 1835.

He was baptized August 17, 1810. Phillip T. Roe; Phillip was baptized in the year of Aug. 17,1810 at the Virgil Congregationl Church and was later a member of the Presbyterian church He was also a learner of Books, in which he would walk miles to a neighbers home to borrow many books.

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ROE, Phillip T. and SEELY, Ann M. had the following family:

+234 i. ROE7 Frederick was b. 1827.
  235 ii. ROE, Henry T. was b. 1836. Henry d. Nov. 2, 1836 at less than one yr.

134. Alfred Cox6 ROE (Peter5, James Gilbert4, Nathaniel3, Nathaniel2, John1) was b. New York City 07 April 1823 and d. 28 Dec. 1901 at 78 yrs. He m1) WICKHAM, Emma. Emma was b. New York City 21 Oct. 1832 and d. 28 Dec. 1901 at 69 yrs. He m2) CHILD, Caroline Power 23 Mar. 1847. Caroline d. 29 Dec. 1859. Her body was interred Willow Dell Cemt. Alfred Cox Roe; Graduate of New York University 1853, opened school for boys in Cornwall. Math and Engineering. Also was a Chaplin for the New York Volunteers, Civil war.

ROE, Alfred Cox and CHILD, Caroline Power had the following family:
  236 i. ROE7 Frank C..
  237 ii. ROE, Caroline P. was b. 1859.

ROE, Alfred Cox and WICKHAM, Emma had the following family:

  238 iii. ROE, Elizabeth Merwin was b. Oct. 3, 1862.
  239 iv. ROE, Mary Wickham was b. 1863.
  240 v. ROE, Joseph Wickham was b. 1872.

135. James Gilbert6 ROE (Peter5, James Gilbert4, Nathaniel3, Nathaniel2, John1) was b. Moodna, New Windsor, Orange Co., NY 29 Mar. 1825. James d. 07 Dec. 1897 in Fort Worth, Terrant Co., Texas, at 72 yrs. He m. CLARK, Caroline Mitilda 26 Dec. 1850. Caroline was b. Milton, Ulster Co., NY 12 Jan. 1830. Caroline was the daughter of CLARK, Nathaniel and MARSH, Hanna. Caroline d. 26 April in Fort Worth, Terrant Co., Texas. He was baptized 30 Aug. 1825.

ROE, James Gilbert and CLARK, Caroline Mitilda had the following family:

  241 i. ROE7 Helen Locereca was b. Cornwall, Orange Co., NY 08 Oct. 1851.
  242 ii. ROE, Ellen Marie was b. Cornwall, Orange Co., NY 08 Mar. 1853.
  243 iii. ROE, Elizabeth was b. Cornwall, Orange Co., NY 10 July 1855.
  244 iv. ROE, William Edgar was b. Cornwall, Orange Co., NY 02 Nov. 1857.
  245 v. ROE, Walter was b. Cornwall, Orange Co., NY 18 Mar. 1860.
  246 vi. ROE, Caroline M. was b. Cornwall, Orange Co., NY 1866.
  247 vii. ROE, Peter E. was b. Cornwall, Orange Co., NY 13 Feb. 1869.
  248 viii. ROE, Anna I. was b. Cornwall, Orange Co., NY 10 Aug. 1872.

139. Edward Payson6 ROE (Peter5, James Gilbert4, Nathaniel3, Nathaniel2, John1) was b. New Windsor, Orange Co. NY March 7, 1838. Edward d. July 19, 1888 at 50 yrs. His body was interred Willow Dell Cem.

He m. SANDS, Anna Pauline Nov. 24, 1863. Anna was b. New Windsor, Orange Co. NY 1842. Anna was the daughter of SANDS, David and LEACH, Pauline. Anna d. 1911 at 69 yrs. Her body was interred Willow Dell Cemt.

EDWARD PAYSON ROE

Edward Payson Roe was born on the banks of the Hudson, in the town of New Windsor, on March 7, 1838. His ancestry is more particularly referred to in the sketch of his brother, Rev. Alfred C. Roe, in this work. His early home is described in his story, "Opening a Chestnut Burr," and again referred to in the description of the quiant old garden which has so important a place in his book, "A Face Illumined." His collegaite life was passed at Williams College, with a view to preparation for the gospel ministry, and after a year at Auburn Theological Seminary, in 1862, he responded to the goverment's urgent call and accepted the chaplaincy of the Second New York, or Harris Light Cavalry. After two years' service in the field, Mr. Roe was appointed by President Lincoln one of the chaplains of the Fortress Monroehospitals. Just before entering upon the performance of his duties at that point he participated as a volunteer in the celebrated raid in the spring of 1864, in which Col. Dahlgren was killed and which had as its object the release of the Union prisoners at Richmond. Several times on this occasion he acted as aid, and was the first one sent to Washington after the raid, where he had an extended interview with President Lincoln. While at Fortress Monroe, Mr. Roe was largely instrumental in causing the erection of the Chapel for Christian worship at that place, and the library ajoining. He had charge of the hospital farm at that point, and from a small beginning increased its size to forty acres, growing all varieties of vegetables, and supplying the hospital with many choice delicacies. At the close of the war he accepted a call from the Presbyterian Church at Highland Falls, NY, to become its pastor, and was soon engaged with the people in an effort to erect a new church edifice. His desire to aid in this work first led him to enter the lecture-field, where his lectures on topics connected with the war attracted considerable attention. Up to the time of the burning of Chicago, Mr. Roe had never formed the definite purpose of writing a book, but the scenes of that awful event powerfully impressed him, and while the ruins were still smoking he spent several days among them. Returning home he commenced "Barriers Burned Away," and worked for a year on the story in his hours of leisure. After six or eight chapters were written they were submitted to the editors of the New York Evangelist, and at their request were left for publication. The story continued to grow, the writer often hardly keeping in advance of the paper, until fifty-two chapters were published. Long before its completion there was a demand for the publication of the story as a whole, and it was issued about the first of December, 1872, by Messrs. Dodd, Mead & Co., of New York, who have published all of Mr. Roe's works, "What Can She Do ?" was a very different kind, and was also widely read. Finding his health becoming impaired by the continued duties of the pastorate and of authorship, Mr. Roe was finally led to query whether the latter was not his true vocation, and to consider whether he could not exert a wider influence as a writer than as a speaker. Of this he made his next book "Opening a Chestnut Burr" a test, and constructed a quiet, Christian story. It proved the most popular of his works, and having decided to adopt a literary life, he removed, in the spring of 1874, to Cornwall-on-the-Hudson, near his early home, where he has since continued to reside. Here, in a pleasent home, amid the most beautiful natural scenery, he wrote his later works----"Near To Nature's Heart," "From Jest to Earnest," "A Knight of the Nineteenth Century," "A Face ILLUMINED," "Success with Small Fruits," "Play and Profit in my Garden," and "A Day of Fate." He is now engaged on a novel entitled "With out a Home." In contrast to the usual experience of popular authors, Mr. Roe's works have successively sold more largely than their predecessors. The six novels written after "Barriers Burned Away" were published in the autumn of each succeeding year after 1872, and of the seven novels about 175,000 were sold in eight years.

ROE, Edward Payson and SANDS, Anna Pauline had the following family:

  249 i. ROE7 Edward Payson was b. New Windsor, Orange Co. NY 1865. Edward d. 1865 at less than one year of age. Died at Infancy
  250 ii. ROE, Pauline Sands was b. 1866.
  251 iii. ROE, Martha Ferris was b. 1867.
  252 iv. ROE, Eltinge Peter was b. 1868.
  253 v. ROE, Sarah Theresa was b. 1872. Sarah d. 1927 at 55 yrs.
  254 vi. ROE, Murray Lindley was b. 1878. On Grave it says; Town Historian


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