Notes for NELSON C ROE:
Son of Sylvester Morris and Mary "Polly" (Chatteron) Roe.
Born: June 19 1825 in Unknown.
Died: Unknown in Unknown.
Occupation: Hairman and clerk in the Marathon Church.
Residence: Moved to Lyons, Iowa.
Associations: Member of the Marathon Masonic Lodge in 1852.
Military Service: At the commencement of the Civil War, his patriotism moved him to raise a company of soldiers of which he was made Captain, went into service, was with his company in sixteen sanguinary battles, and though he had an epaulette and sword belt shot off, he escaped unhurt.
Married: Catherine L Tupper October 1, 1846 in Unknown.