Charles Edgar Roake family papers
Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081
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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.
Source of acquisition--Charles E. Roake. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1955.
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