Notes for KATHERINE MORSE ROE:
Daughter of ? and ?.
First Name: also spelled as Catherine.
Born: Unknown in Cortland County, New York.
Died: Unknown in Avon, Illinois at age 76.
Married: Erastrus Gilbert Roe June 5, 1831 in Unknown.
The father, Erastus G. Roe, was born in New York, and was a cousin of the well known author, E. P. Roe. After arriving at years of maturity he married Miss Catherine Morse, who was born in Cortland county, New York, and in 1846 they emigrated westward to Illinois, settling in Fulton county among the early residents who took up their abode in the vicinity of Virgil. The father died at Avon, Illinois, when seventy-nine years of age, and the mother passed away at the age of seventy-six years. They were the parents of but two children, the daughter being Elizabeth Chatterton, who is now living at Avon, Illinois.
(Source: A biographical and genealogical history of southeastern Nebraska Vol 2 by Lewis Publishing Company; 1904)