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Richard Andrew Roe 1885?-1913

Richard was born in August 1849 in Ripley, Nottinghamshire.  He died in 1913.

Son of: not known.

Richard married Ruth Williamson (1851-1927).  They eloped and were married in Bridlington in June 1874.  Ruth was the daughter of Jeremiah Williamson (1820-1875) and Sarah Wagstaff (1820-1873). 

Richard and Ruth had the following children:

Jane Elizabeth Roe. Born February 1882 Died May 1907 aged 25.
Percy Harrold Roe. Born October 1884 Died January 1892 aged 7.
Ruth Roe (1889-1961) who married Arthur John Jones (1886?-1919).
Sophia Broughton Roe. Born August 1891 Died July 1965 aged 74.

We know about Richard from information given to me by his grandson Owen Jones.

Also information for the family Bible of Ruth's father Jeremiah Williamson (1820-1875).

Richard's wife Ruth Williamson was born July 1851 in Kimberley, Nottinhamshire.  She died 1937

Richard Thomas Roe lived in Melton Mowbray and owned a butchers business from time to time my grandmother and I would visit he and his family.

Sophia Broughton Roe did not like her name and so changed it to Olive. She married George Kirk in August 1924 the owner of a department store in Nottingham. My grandmother and I saw a great deal of them as they lived in Mapperley, we also had holidays with Olive after her husband died in May 1957. Olive remarried 1n 1960 to Charles James Whisker and they lived in Dersingham, Norfolk. Charles died in may 1964 and she died in July 1965.


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