Roberts, John L
Roberts, John L., a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, was born at Strafford, Vt., March 18, 1818. He was converted and united with the Church in 1845, joining the Vermont Conference in 1849. In this conference he continued to labor until October, 1862, when he became chaplain of the Fourth Regiment Vermont Volunteers. In 1866 he took a supernumerary relation to the Troy Conference, and took up his residence in Washington, D. C., filling several important government offices. He died at Ocean Grove, N.J., June 24, 1873. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1874, p. 70.