Biography of Henry S. Roberts
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Roberts, Henry S. (deceased), born in Schoharie County, N. Y., February 3, 1812, was by occupation a blacksmith. He came to Chemung County when a boy and lived here until his death, which occurred January 26, 1890. He married twice, first, Hannah Cuip, of Elmira, who bore him six children, one of whom died in infancy and five survive: Stephen T., Elizabeth J., Charles V., Sophia O., and William R. April 22, 1847, he married, second, Hannah Beaumont, of Yorkshire, England, who came to America with her parents when four years old. They had nine children, six of whom survive: James H., John I., Mary P., Ella A., Frank G., and Albert C. The last position Mr. Roberts held was in the Pullman palace car shops for fifteen years. Stephen T., Charles V., and William R. served in the army. Mrs. Roberts had two brothers in the Tenth Cavalry.

From:
Our County and its people
A History of the Valley and County of Chemung
BY: Ausburn Towner
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


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