John Roe was born say 1694 in Virginia. He was the son of Edward Roe and Ann (--?--). John married Sarah Bond, daughter of William Bond, in Virginia. The name of landowner John Roe was among those displayed on the court ordered Elizabeth City County 1725 Walker Plat that was created by surveyor John Lowry. The lands of James Servant and Bartholomew Selden were located adjacent to John's property. His will was dated 18 December 1761, recorded 6 July 1762. His death was estimated to be 1762 in Elizabeth City County, Virginia.