Biography of Abram E. Roberts
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Roberts, Abram E., was born in Sehoharie, July 9, 1832. He was a son of Abram and Catherine (Bost) Roberts, he born in Rensselaer and she in Schoharie county. His grandfather was Abner Roberts, who spent most of his days in Brunswick, NY. His father came from England and settled on the farm now occupied by Merritt Roberts and Isaac Roberts. The great grandfather of Abram Roberts was killed by the Indians on his own farm during the Revolutionary War. Mr. Roberts was educated in the town of Wright, Schoharie county, and was a farmer until nineteen years of age and has since been a carpenter. He came to Albany from Brunswick, and in 1868 came to Bath where he now lives. He owns a large building on the corner of Second and Fowler streets, and also a three story brick building at the corner of First and Fowler streets, and a residence on Broadway, in 1857 Mr. Roberts was married to Elizabeth File, daughter of Peter File. To them have been born four children: Dr. A. O., Emma, deceased; Minnie L., wife of Ira Hayner, of Brunswick; and Everet H., of Washington, D. C., in the employ of the government. Mr. Roberts is a member of Wadsworth No. 417, F. & A. M., also Rensselaer Lodge No. 240. A. O. U. W., Fort Cralo Legion No. 58, Select Knights, and Fort Cralo Auxiliary No. 2, Select Knights. Mr. Roberts has been justice for twenty years and is now holding that office. He was elected assessor and has been trusted for six years, and also has been trustee of the school district for three terms, which position he now holds and has been president of the Board of Education.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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