ROGER WILLARD, a Democrat dyed in the wool, and a strong advocate of the Universalist Church, has been justice
of the peace in Bedford since 1885, and was postmaster at Samaria for nearly eight years. He is a native of Monroe
county, being born at Ida, November 27, 1839, and locating in Bedford in 1863, opening a general store at Samaria.
In December, 1860, he married Electa A., daughter of Chester and Emma Jane (Butler) Mason, whose children are:
Dora E., born October 28, 1861; Jennie A., July 6, 1865; Allen G. December 26, 1868; Eugene, December 25, 1875;
Clarence B., February 27, 1878; and Francis E., August 26, 1885. He has long been a member of Russell Lodge, No.
144, F. & A. M, at Lambertville.
History of Monroe County, Michigan
Talcott E. Wing, Editor
Munsell & Company, Publishers
New York 1890.
Monroe County, Michigan Biographies
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