Biography of Lewis Roberts
Allen County, OH Biographies

LEWIS ROBERTS, farmer. P. O. Beaver Dam, was born in the Empire State, June 3, 1827, son of Sylvester and Charity (Lewis) Roberts, who were of English descent and natives of New York. His father, a farmer, was three times married, and had nine children by each of the first two wives: had no children by his third wife. Our subject, the seventh child by the first marriage, was reared on a farm, and, has lived in the County forty nine years; has been a farmer all his life, and is owner of 188 acres of land in Allen County. Mr. Roberts was married in 1850, to Elizabeth, daughter of William and Anna (Aldridge) Rumbaugh, the former a farmer by occupation, of German descent, the latter of Scotch Irish lineage. To this union were born the following children: Samuel (married to Sarah J. Parker), Electa (married to John Nicolet), Lafayette, Roxanna (deceased), Sylvester (married to Dor B. Weaver), Lewis Freman, Albert F. and Elizabeth. Mr. and Mrs. Roberts are members of the First Disciples Church; in polities he is a Republican.

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