Notes for JAMES GILBERT ROE, SR:

Son of Peter and Susan Elizabeth (Williams) Roe.
Born: March 29, 1825 in Moodna, New Windsor, Orange County, New York.
Baptism: August 30 1825 in Unknown.
Died: December 8, 1897 in Fort Worth, Terrant County, Texas.
Buried: Block 9, Lot 41, Space 5, Oakwood Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.
Census:
1850 - Cornwall, Orange County, New York.
1860 - New Windsor, Orange County, New York.
1870 - Cornwall, Orange County, New York.
1880 - Cornwall, Orange County, New York.
Occupation:
1850 - Farmer.
1870 - Farmer & operates a boarding house.
Military: Confederate Veteran. Member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Religion: Ruling elder in the Presbyterian Church of Cornwall, New YOrk and also Sabbath-Schoop Superintendent. Held same offices in Fort Worth, Texas.
Married: Caroline Matilda Clark December 26, 1850 in Unknown.


1850 Census

1850 Census
name: James G Roe
event: Census
event date: 1850
event place: Cornwall, Orange, New York, United States
gender: Male
age: 25
marital status:
race (original):
race (expanded):
birthplace: New York
estimated birth year: 1825
dwelling house number: 222
family number: 231
line number: 27
nara publication number: M432
nara roll number: 573
film number: 444289
digital folder number: 004202541
image number: 00310
Household Gender Age
James G Roe M 25
Rachel Bruen F 60


1860 Census
name: James Roe
residence: , Orange, New York
ward: The Town Of New Windsor
age: 36 years
estimated birth year: 1824
birthplace: New York
gender: Male
page: 181
family number: 1213
film number: 803833
dgs number: 4236769
image number: 00188
nara number: M653


1870 Census

1870 Census
name: James G Roe
estimated birth year: 1824
gender: Male
age in 1870: 46y
color (white, black, mulatto, chinese, indian): White
birthplace: New York
home in 1870: New York, United States
Household Gender Age
James G Roe M 46y
Caroline M Roe F 40y
Ellen M Roe F 17y
Elizabeth C Roe F 13y
William E Roe M 11y
Walter C Roe M 9y

James G Roe M 7y
Peter E Roe M 1y
Caroline W Roe F 5y
Ann E Roe F 55y


1880 Census
name: James G. Roe
residence: Cornwall, Orange, New York
birthdate: 1825
birthplace: New York, United States
relationship to head: Self
spouse's name: Caroline M. Roe
spouse's birthplace: New York, United States
father's name:
father's birthplace: New York, United States
mother's name:
mother's birthplace: New York, United States
race or color (expanded): White
ethnicity (standardized): American
gender: Male
martial status: Married
age (expanded): 55 years
occupation: Boarding House
nara film number: T9-0910
page: 60
page character: C
entry number: 514
film number: 1254910
Household Gender Age
James G. Roe M 55
spouse Caroline M. Roe F 51
child Ellen M. Roe F 27
child Caroline M. Roe F 14
child Peter E. Roe M 11
child Annie I. Roe F 8
Susan E. Caldwell F 54
Wilhelmina Caldwell F 20
Flora Caldwell F 13
Mary A. Roe F 41


Obituary
THE HOUSTON DAILY POST - DECEMBER 19, 1897
ROE Fort Worth, Texas. December 9. J.G. Roe, a prominent business man of this city, died late last evening at the age of 70 years. He was one of the early settlers of Fort Worth and was prominently connected here. His son, Rev. W.C. Roe, was until recently pastor of a Presbyterian church at Dallas and also had a brother living at Dallas. Deceased was a brother to the novelist, E.P. Roe.