Biography of Roff J. Heague
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Heague, Roff J., Louisville, was born in Huntington, Canada, February 28, 1830. He was the fifth child of William John and Dorothy (Newman) Heague, who came from England to Canada in 1827. thence to Franklin county, where Mrs. Heague died in January, 1835, and he moved to Waddington, afterward to Louisville, and finally in 1849 went overland to California, and died in Momence, Ill., in 1864. He married second Widow Stowell of Waddington, and had two children. Roff J. Heague was reared by his uncle, John Newman, of Ogdensburg, and learned the painter's trade. He came to Louisville when a young man in 1848, and, excepting seven years in Potsdam, always lived there. He followed farming in Louisville and owned 250 acres and carried thirty eight. He was a Republican and, with his family, a Presbyterian. He was married, January 1, 1850, to Louisa, daughter of Amariah and Clarissa (Wells) Harris, born February 18, 1831. William Harris was from Massachusetts, and his wife from Croil's Island. Mrs. Heague was their only child. In 1820 they came to Louisville, where the father died August 13, 1873, and the mother February 4, 1855. Mr. Heague and wife have had five children : Amariah J., who married, November 9, 1888, Hattie M. Hosrner, of Louisville, by whom he has one child, Winnifred M., they reside in Johnsville, Minn. Amos, died in infancy. Winnifred M. was married, June 27, 1877, to Dr. Henry F. Campfield, of Louisville. Libbie, who died October 25, 1886. She was the wife of W. D. Kingsley, of Louisville. Amos L., at home. Mr. Heague died December 22, 1883.

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The Boston History Co., Publishers 1894

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