Biography of Ziba Roberts
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Roberts, Ziba, was born on the farm he now owns, July 31, 1840. In 1867 he married Cynthia Dewey, and they have seven children: William Z., John D., C. Merrill, May C., Calla D. Grace L., and Iva. Mr. Roberts enlisted November 8, 1861, in Company D., 28th N. Y. Infantry, and served nineteen months. He was with the Army of the Potomac, was taken prisoner in the Shenandoah Valley during Banks's retreat, May 25, 1862. He was taken to Lynchburg and kept there until August 8, when he was transferred to Belle lsland where he was kept until September 14, when he was parolled and afterwards exchanged. He is chaplain of the S. J. Hood Post of Medina, and has been commander of the post. He is also class leader and recording steward of the M. E. Church at East Shelby, also assistant superintendent of the Sunday School. Mr. Roberts's father was Ziba Roberts, and his mother Susanna (Wolcott) Roberts William Ziba Roberts is a graduate of Buffalo Medical University, and is a practicing physician in Buffalo.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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