No , Alvah Roebuck only had 1 daughter.
Alvah Curtis Roebuck was in fact African American.
Alvah Curtis Roebuck was born on 1864-01-09.
Richard Sears and Alvah Roebuck decided to start a company together--hence the name of the store and company.
Samuel and Mary Jane Wolf Roebuck http://www.nndb.com/people/539/000173020/
Richard Warren Sears and Alvah Curtis Roebuck were the founders of Sears in 1886.
No, not that anyone can prove. There have been some online sites that made the claim, but the Sears archives do not agree. They say that Alvah Curtis Roebuck came from Indiana and his ancestry was British. Also, all census documents I have seen say that he was white.
Alvah C. Roebuck was a co-founder of Sears and Roebuck along with Richard W. Sears. He went to work for Richard Sears in 1887, and the two ended up forming the company in 1893. Roebuck took charge of the heavily technological division of the company, that sold optical goods, watches, phonographs, and more.
Alvah Meyer died in 1939.