Notes for MOSES N ROE:
Son of Phillips S and Mary (Jones) Roe.
Born: March 12, 1822 in Brooktondale, Tompkins County, New York.
Died: August 26, 1896 in Brooktondale, Tompkins County, New York.
Buried: Quick Cemetery, Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York.
August 25, 1870 - Richford, Tioga County, New York.
June 9, 1875 - Richford, Tioga County, New York.
February 16, 1892 - E.D. 03, Caroline, Tompkins County, New York.
Occupation: Carpenter and Joiner.
Married: Margaret A Barnard July 4, 1843 in Brooktondale, Tompkins County, New York.
Moses N Roe was born in the town of Danby, now part of Caroline, March 12, 1822. He has always been a carpenter and joiner, having followed the same for forty years, in connection with his farm work. He has a place consisting of about fourteen acres of fine farm land. July 4, 1843, Mr. Roe married Margaret A. Barnard, of Ulysses, and they are the parents of eight children, of whom one son and one daughter live at home, all the others being married and away. They have celebrated their fiftieth marriage anniversary with all their children around them. William Roe, the great-grandfather of our subject, was a quartermaster in the Colonial army under General Washington and lived to a good old age, all the family being long lived. Out subject is a member of the G.A.R. and also of the Grange, and is a Republican in politics.
(Source: Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York by John H. Selkreg, 1894, D. Mason & Co. Publisher.)