Biography of W. K. Roby
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W. K. ROBY, farmer, P. 0. Plain City, was born in the State of New York March 25, 1835, and was a son of William and Martha (Fuller) Roby, natives of New York, of English descent. His father died two months before he was born, and he lived principally with strangers until his marriage, When old enough, he began farming by the month, after which he rented land for a year, and, in 1855, when in his twentieth year, he purchase d twenty six acres, which he has since increased to 150 acres, He was married, in 1857, to Nancy Finch, a native of Madison County, and a daughter of John Finch, This union was blessed with three children, viz, Adda, wife of A. Cary, Jr,; Ellsworth and Lawrence Mr, Roby is a Republican in politics,

From:
History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: W. H. Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois
1883


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