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Full Name: Edward Payson Roe
(1838-1888) Fiction writer. Edward Payson Roe was born in Moodna, New York and died in Cornwall. He was also a pastor in Highland Falls, New York, approximately a mile from West Point. There his addresses on topics of the Civil War gained for him some notice as a speaker. In 1874 he removed to Cornwall-on-Hudson, where he farmed and turned out a series of novels which sold well (759,000 copies, it was estimated, at his death) and met with wide-spread interest but lacked distinction or literary quality.
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1838 Orange County
Edward Payson Roe was born in 1838 in Moodna, New York.  
1866 Orange County
Roe lived in Orange County, New York and was a pastor at the Presbyterian Church in Highland Falls, New York from 1866 to 1874. 
1888 Orange County
Edward Payson Roe died in 1888 in Cornwall, New York. 
1872 Orange County
Barriers Burned Away
Novel about the Chicago fire of 1871. 
1874 Orange County
Opening A Chestnut Burr
1877 Orange County
A Knight Of The 19th Century
1878 Orange County
A Face Illumined
1885 Orange County
Driven Back To Eden
1887 Orange County
The Earth Trembled
1873 (Unknown) County
What Can She Do?
1887 (Unknown) County
The Home Acre
1881 (Unknown) County
Success with Small Fruits
1886 (Unknown) County
He Fell in Love with his Wife
1888 Orange County
Edward Payson Roe is interred in the Willow Dale Cemetery, Cornwall-On-Hudson, New York. 
? New York County
Roe studied at the Auburn Theological Seminary in Manhattan, New York. 

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