Roberts, Palmer, a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, was born March 15, 1780, and was converted in September, 1804. He commenced travelling under the presiding elder in 1810, and joined the East Genesee Conference in 1811. He located in 1834, but was readmitted to conference in 1837. In 1839 he was supernumerary, and since about that time was superannuated until his death, at Seneca Falls, N.Y., April 19, 1858. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1858, p. 207.