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Charles Edgar Roake family papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-108
Identifier: SFHL-SC-108

Abstract

This collection includes photostatic copies of the birth certificate of Joseph Roake, and of other members of the Roake family. Also included is a photostatic copy of the journal of Joseph Roake. These materials appear in Charles Edgar Roake's book, The Journal of Joseph Roake, published in 1954.

Dates

  • 1739-1795

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Charles Edgar Roake was born in 1885, the son of John and Susan (Hart) Roake. He was an instructor of chemistry at Syracuse University. His great-grandfather, Joseph Roake, was an English Quaker. Born in 1739, he was the son of Joseph and Sarah Roake. He married Mary Coleridge, a non-Quaker. Together they moved to Westchester County in New York State. Joseph Roake died in 1829.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (6 folders.))

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Charles E. Roake. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1955.

Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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