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Biography of Dr. John Hallam Roberts

DR. JOHN HALLAM ROBERTS – A man of fine education and scientific in the practice of his profession, that of a veterinarian, Dr. Roberts is one of the highly esteemed residents of Northampton, Massachusetts. His forebears are from English stock. Edward Roberts, the great-grandfather of Dr. Roberts, was born in England. He came to the province of Quebec, Canada, in 1816, and his wife’s name was Hallam. His son, Samuel Roberts, was born in England in 1800, and died in Canada in the province of Quebec, in 1898, aged ninety-eight years. He was the eldest child of his parents, and came to Canada with them when sixteen years of age. He followed farming in Canada. He married Lydia Spear, born in Canada, died in 1894. Their children were: Edward, of whom further; Turner and Samuel. Edward Roberts, born in Granby, Quebec, in 1840, died 1908, aged sixty-eight years, was a farmer, owning a place of some two hundred acres on Granby Hill. One of his features of this life was dairying. He was a liberal in politics, and was a member of the Episcopal Church. He married Ann Roberts, born in the province of Quebec, daughter of Lother Roberts. She died in 1923. Their children were: William, who died in 1914, leaving a daughter, Isabella. John H. Dr. John Hallam Roberts was born in West Stafford, province of Quebec, March 22, 1867. He was educated in thee schools of West Stafford and in Granby, Quebec. He attended McGill University, in Montreal, from which he was graduated as a veterinarian in 1878. McGill is considered one of the best universities...

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