From the Richmond Daily State Journal, 12/9/1872, p. 1, c. 5
ROANE. – Of typhoid pneumonia, at his house at Mrs. Van Lew’s this morning at 3 o’clock, JAMES ROANE, (sometime called James Van Lew,) aged thirty-nine years.
His funeral will take place from the Old Baptist church, (colored,) at 2 ½ o’clock TO-MORROW (Tuesday) AFTERNOON. His friends, white and colored, are invited to attend.