John S. Roane, age 58, buried at Shockoe Hill Cemetery on 12 Oct 1871. Place of death: Marshall and 28th Sts., Richmond, VA. Cause of death: heart disease. Unable to find obituary in either the 1871 or 1872 microfilm copies of the Richmond Enquirer.Several issues are missing from Oct 1872 including a possible issue from 12 October.John S. Roane may have been a partner in the 19th century men's clothing firm of "Shipley, Roane & Co" in Richmond, Baltimore, Petersburg.
Shockoe Hill Cemetery Location:Range 15, Section 2, Quarter 4; section owner John S. Roane The following are buried in this same section: Annie N. Hinton Edmund Jordan Harriett M. Roane Mary E. (Betty Roane) Mays Marion L. (Roane) Wells L. E. Redford Child of W. L. and Kate Redford Mrs. Kate Redford Lucy Ellen Redford John Richards Redford Mary Gentry Lisbay Redford Rebecca A. Redford John S. Roane L. Vaughan
Petersburg Daily Index-Appeal, Monday August 9, 1886 Mays - At her residence in Baltimore, August 2nd, in the 49th year of her age, Mrs.Mary Elizabeth, relict of Wm. N. Mays of Amherst county Va., and daughter of John S and Harriet M. Roane.
Petersburg Daily Index-Appeal, Tuesday, Dec 20, 1892 Roane - Fell asleep in Jesus on the 14th day of December, 1892, at her residence, No. 120 west Clay street, Richmond, Va., Mrs. Harriet M. Roane, in the 76th year of her age.