Joseph L. Roof Pedigree

(Start at generation 2, below.)



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Special thanks to Sandra Alice (Degnan) Seaman (Para. 4.C.1.k.(2.(a.(1)(a) of the Alexander Patterson Biles page) for her extensive research and documentation, which was used in compiling the information in this annex:



Origin of the surname “Roof:”







4   Charles Roof (perhaps) (photos)


1.  Biographical notes:


2.  Wife: (?)


3.  Children:


a. James Roof: See generation 3, below.


3   James Jim Roof (photos)


1.  Biographical notes:


Born 28 November 1818 at Newton, New Jersey.  Died 15 March 1909 in Bradford County, Pennsylvania.  Moved to Bradford County in 1830.


2.  Wife: Emeline Lantz (photos)

(Para. 2.a.(6. of gen 4 of the Lantz Annex)


Born 7 July 1821 at Franklin Township, Sussex County, New Jersey, fourth daughter of Peter and Judith (Van Ness) Lantz.  Died 15 February 1889 in Bradford County, Pennsylvania.  Married James Roof on 17 January 1834 at Franklin Township, New Jersey.


3.  Children:


a. Orris Roof: Married James K. Williams.


b. Judie Roof: Married B. L. Lewis: Born at Sayre, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.


c. Dell Roof: Married George Grace.


d. Joseph L. Roof: See generation 2, below.


2   Joseph L. Roof:


Born 11 February 1847 at Franklindale, Franklin Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.  Died .  Married, Ella McKee, 1st child of Sterne McKee, generation 2 of the McKee Annex.



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