Joseph Gerard Roe

Male13 January 1823–4 July 1859

Brief Life History of Joseph Gerard

Joseph Gerard Roe was born on 13 January 1823, in New York City, New York, United States. He married Mary Elizabeth Osborn on 27 June 1849, in Dutchess, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 4 July 1859, at the age of 36.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Gerard Roe
1823–1859
Mary Elizabeth Osborn
1833–1907
Marriage: 27 June 1849
Charles Henry Roe
1853–

Sources (4)

  • Joseph in entry for Charles Henry Roe and Nora A Tripp, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"
  • Joseph in entry for Charles H Roe and Mary Ann Gallagher, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"
  • Joseph Roe in entry for Charles Roe and Mary Gallagher, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 June 1849Dutchess, New York, United States
  • Children (1)

    World Events (4)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 2

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

    Age 4

    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 13

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Middle English ro(o) ‘roe deer’ (Old English ). This is the midland and southern form, also found in South Yorkshire and Lancashire. In much of northern England, however, remained unrounded and survives as Ray 3.

    English: post-medieval variant of Wroe (see Wray ). Wroe may also have been used as a spelling of Roe .

    English: post-medieval variant of Row (or vice versa); see Rowe .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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