Don’t let the title fool you. I don’t mean to imply that “Sister Wives” (as in the TLC reality show of the same name) means that the subject of today’s article, Thomas Jefferson Roach, was a polygamist. Quite the contrary, since according to family history Thomas was of the Baptist faith.
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