Biography of Robert M. Roberson
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ROBERT M. ROBERSON was born in Butler County, Ohio, September 25, 1838; he grew to manhood in the Buckeye State, and on the breaking out of the late rebellion enlisted in the United States service in September, 1861, in Company B, Sixty ninth Ohio Volunteers, and was assigned to the Fourteenth Army Corps, Second Division. He par ticipated in the battles of Stone River, Chattanooga, Chickamauga and Missionary Ridge, and was with Sherman on his famous march to the sea, going through to Bentonville, N. C. He was mustered out in August, 1865. In 1866, he came to Tipton County and, located at Windfall, where he commenced to work at carpentering, and continued until 1874, when he entered into the dry goods and grocery business, in which he continued for two years. In 1876, he was elected Sheriff by the Democracy of the county, and immediately removed to Tipton. He was reelected in 1878, serving altogether two terms, or four years. After his term of office expired, he engaged in the furniture business until the fall of 1882, when he sold out and resumed his trade of carpentering. Heis at present engaged in the erection of a fine brick residence on North Independence street, at a cost of $2,000. Mr. Roberson was married in January, 1871, in Tipton County, to Miss Mary J. Nay. They have two children, namely, George and Olive. His father, Daniel S. Roberson, came to Tipton in his old age, and remained here until his death, which occurred in March, 1877, aged seventy three years. Mr. Roberson is a Democrat, and is a member of the Masonic fraternity.

From:
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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