Biography of Moses Roe
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Roe, Moses, was born in the town of Danby, now part of Caroline, March 12, 1822. He has always been a carpenter and joiner, having followed the same for forty years, in connection with his farm work. He has a place consisting of about fourteen acres of fine farm land. July 4, 1843, Mr. Roe married Margaret A. Barnard, of Ulysses, and they are the parents of eight children, of whom one son and one daughter live at home. all the others being married. and away. They have celebrated their fiftieth marriage anniversary, with all their children around them. William Roe, the great grandfather of our subject, was a quartermaster in the colonial army under General Washington, and lived to a good old age, all the family being long lived. Our subject is a member of the G. A. R., and also of the Grange, and is a Republican in politics.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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