Genealogy of the Roberdeau family: including a biography of General Daniel ... By Roberdeau Buchanan (1876)
77. JOSEPHINE MAY (WHEAT) SHOBER—Born in Wheeling, Virginia, February 22, 1833; married July 12, 1853, to the Hon. Francis E. Shober, of Salisbury, North Carolina. Mr. Shober was born in Salem, North Carolina, March 12, 1831; received an academic education both in his native State and in Pennsylvania; graduating at the University4of North Carolina, in June 1851; studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1854. He was elected to the lower branch of the General Assembly of North Carolina in 1862-64, and to the State Senate in 1865. He was elected to represent the State in the Forty-first Congress, and reelected to the Forty-second Congress, by a large majority.
Their children—the eldest born in Chapel Hill, the others in Salisbury, North Carolina, where the family now resides:—
i; Ann May, b. Apr. 12, 1854.
ii. Selina Rorerdeau, b. Jan. 5. 1857.
iii. Francis Emanuel, b. Oct. 24, 1860.
iv. Charles Ernest, b. Apr. 12, 1865.
v. Frances Wheat, b. Mch. 28, 1867.
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