Biography of Mrs. Sophia H. Roe
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Roe, Mrs. Sophia H., widow of the late John S. Roe, of Butler Center. Mr. Roe was born in Northern Wolcott in 1819, son of John Roe, one of the pioneers of that section. Liberally educated at Lima, N. Y., he became a man of. influence in Butler, and held many positions of responsibility, among them for ten years county superintendent of the poor. His wife was Sophia Henderson, daughter of Worcester Henderson, of Butler Center. They were married December 25, 1844, made their home upon the farm, and reared two daughters, Jeunie W. and Helen W. Universally respected and widely mourned, John S. Roe died October 8, 1893.

From:
Landmarks of Wayne County, New York
Edited by: Hon. George W. Cowles
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1895


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