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Jeremiah Henderson Robey

Male 1817 - 1907  (~ 89 years)


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  • Name Jeremiah Henderson Robey 
    Born Nov 1817  Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1850

    Virginia, Harrison, District 21, 13 Jul 1850, Page 128, Dwelling Family 374

    Jeremiah H. Robey, head 33; farmer. Charlotte, wife 29. Children: Lucetta, daughter 12; James, son 11; Thomas, son 9; Emeline, daughter 8; Andrew, son 6; Matilda, daughter 2; Elizabeth, daughter 4; Gustavus, son 8/12. All were born in Virginia. Next door to James A. and Nancy Robey (children: Louisa, Mary, George, and Cyntha); Thomas and Caroline Robinson. 
    Age: 33 
    Census 1860  Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1860

    Virginia, Harrison, Clarksburg Post Office, not dated, page 42, Dwelling 288, Family 288

    Jerimah H. Robey, head 42. Charlotte, wife 39. Children: Lucilla, daughter 21; James M., son 20; Thomas J., son 19; Emaline, daughter 17; Elizabeth, daughter 15; Andrew J., son 14; Matilda, daughter 12; Gustavus A., son 11; Lavilla, daughter 9; Sarah, daughter 5; Theodore T., son 2; John P., son 3/12. He is a farmer. All were born in Virginia except Jerimah who was born in Indiana. Value of real estate is $4,000; personal property $900. Next door to Jack and Sarah Bowman; Mortimore Boggess. 
    Age: 42 
    Census 31 Aug 1870  Eagle, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1870

    West Virginia, Harrison, Eagle Township, Keysville, Harrison County, West Virginia Post Office, 31 Aug 1870, page 154, Dwelling 92, Family 88

    Jeremiah H. Robey, head 52. Charlotte, wife 48. Children: Lucetta, daughter 31; Matilda, daughter 22; Gustavus A., son 20; Sevilla, daughter 19; Sarah, daughter 14; John P., son 10; Mary, daughter 5. He is a farmer; she is keeping house. He was born in Indiana, Charlotte in Virginia. The children were born in Virginia except for Mary who was born in West Virginia. Value of real estate is $7,400; personal property $1,286. Value of Gustavus personal property is $100. Charlotte cannot read or write. Gustavus, Sevilla, Sarah and John are attending school; Sarah cannot read or write. Next door to James M. and Mary A. Robey (son); Elisha P. and Elizabeth Hall. 
    Age: 52 
    Census 17 Jun 1880  Eagle District, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1880

    West Virginia, Harrison, Eagle, District 108, 17 Jun 1880, page 26, SD 1, ED 108, Dwelling 227, Family 227

    Jeremiah H. Robey, head, 69 farmer. Charlotte, wife 58. Children: John P., son 26; Mary, daughter 15; Aaron S. Hellison, son-in-law 28; Matilda Hellison, daughter 33; Howard V. Hellison, grandson 1; Charlotte E., granddaughter 1 month (May 1880). John works on the farm. Jeremiah was born in Indiana; his father in Maryland and mother in Kentucky. Charlotte was born in Virginia; her father in Maryland and mother in Virginia. John was born in Virginia; Mary in West Virginia; Aaron in Virginia; Matilda in Virginia; Howard and Charlotte in West Virginia. Mary is attending school. Next door to Jesse N. and Harriet J. Swiger; Andrew J. and Mary F. Robey. 
    Age: 62 
    Census 2 Jun 1900  Eagle District, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1900

    West Virginia, Harrison, Eagle District, 2 Jun 1900, SD 1, ED 47, sheet 2A, dwelling 32, family 33

    J.H. Robey, head, 82 (Nov 1817). M.S., wife 47 (Mar 1853). Married for 16 years; 10 children born; 10 living. Children: Savanna, daughter 16 (Aug 1883); M., daughter 14 (Nov 1885); Manerva, daughter 13 (Dec 1886); J.H., son 13 (Apr 1887); H.H., son 11 (Apr 1889); Isabel, daughter 11 (Apr 1889); Francis, daughter 9 (Jan 1891); E.B., son 7 (Sep 1893); Arthur S., son (Mar 1895); Columbia, daughter 1 (Oct 1898). He is a farmer working on his own account; owns farm with a mortgage. Savanna and M. are employed as servants. All can read and write except for the 3 youngest; all children are attending school except for the 3 youngest. All were born in West Virginia. Next door to N.L. and E. Swiger. 
    Age: 82 
    Died 13 Mar 1907  Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Age: 90 
    Cause: Cause: La Grippe and disease inherent to old age. 90 years of age.  
    • Married at time of death.
    Buried Lumberport Lions Club Cemetery, Lumberport, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Jeremiah Henderson Robey (1817 - 1907) - Find A Grave
    Jeremiah Henderson Robey (1817 - 1907) - Find A Grave
    Person ID I359  clanSoren | FRS101
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2014 

    Father Ancestors James Allison Robey,   b. 07 Feb 1791, Port Tobacco, Charles, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1865, Lower District, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Nancy Purcell,   b. Abt 1797, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1865  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Married 20 Feb 1817  Dearborn County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F148  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Ancestors Charlotte Griffin Married: 2x2x ,   b. 1821,   d. 21 Feb 1882, Eagle District, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 19 Feb 1838  Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Marriage Certificate: Jeremiah H Robey and Charlotte Griffin
    Marriage Certificate: Jeremiah H Robey and Charlotte Griffin
    Book 6, page 41

    Know all men by these presents, that we Jeremiah H. Robey and James S. Griffin are held and firmly bound unto David Campbell Esquire, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, for the time being, and his successors, for the use of the Commonwealth, in the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars; to which payment, well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our and each of our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally, by these presents, sealed with our seals, and dated this 19 th day of February 1838.

    Whereas, a marriage is suddenly intended to be had and solomnized between the above bound Jeremiah H. Robey and Charlotte Griffin.

    Now the condition of the above obligation is such, that if there be no lawful cause or just impediment to obstruct the said marriage, then the above obligation to be void, else to remain in full force and virture.

    Signed and acknowledged in the presence of: D. Davison

    // signed Jeremiah H. Robey
    // signed James S. Griffin
    Children 
    Married: 1x01. Lucetta Robey,   b. Abt 1838, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1919, Tucker, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years)
    +02. James Monroe Robey,   b. 13 Jan 1840, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1911, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +03. Thomas Jefferson Robey,   b. 4 Mar 1841, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1911, Lumberport, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +04. Emeline Robey,   b. 8 Oct 1842, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1929, Gore Stop, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Married: 1x05. Elizabeth Robey,   b. 27 Apr 1844, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1925, Lumberport, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +06. Andrew Jackson Robey Married: 2x2x ,   b. 1846, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1921, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +07. Matilda Robey,   b. Abt 1848,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +08. Gustavus A. Robey,   b. 14 Jan 1850, Lumberport, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1924, Lumberport, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +09. Savilla Robey,   b. 10 Jun 1851, Ten Mile Creek, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1942, Ellenboro, Ritchie, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     10. Benjamin Columbus Robey,   b. 20 Jun 1853, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1854, Ten Mile Creek, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     11. Sarah Robey,   b. 23 Feb 1856, Ten Mile Creek, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Theodore L. Robey,   b. 7 Feb 1857, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1867, Eagle, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)
    +13. John P. Robey,   b. 10 Apr 1860, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1933, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +14. Mary Robey,   b. 15 Apr 1865, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2009 
    Family ID F146  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Ancestors Mary S. Swiger,   b. 21 Mar 1853, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1912  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 16 Nov 1882  Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 9
    Marriage Record for J.H. Robey and Mary S. Swiger, 16 Nov 1882, Harrison County, West Virginia
    Marriage Record for J.H. Robey and Mary S. Swiger, 16 Nov 1882, Harrison County, West Virginia
    Children 
    Married: 1x01. Savanna Robey,   b. Aug 1883, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1971, Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years)
    +02. Minerva Robey,   b. 26 Dec 1885, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +03. Jeremiah Henderson Robey,   b. 10 Apr 1887, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1964, Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     04. Isabel Robey,   b. Apr 1889, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +05. Hezekiah Harrison Robey,   b. 16 Apr 1889, Lumberport, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1935, Gassaway, Braxton, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     06. Frances Robey,   b. Jun 1891, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Married: 1x07. Ezra Bidwell Robey,   b. 12 Sep 1892, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1947, Union Township, Ross, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     08. Arthur Stanley Robey,   b. 16 Mar 1895, Eagle District, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1951, Eagle District, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     09. Columbia Robey,   b. Oct 1898, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 18 Mar 2009 
    Family ID F1182  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S97] 1900 United States Federal Census, United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls., (Ancestry.com), Eagle, Harrison, West Virginia; Roll: T623_1760 Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 47. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S120] 1850 United States Federal Census, Seventh Census of the United States, 1850; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M432, 1009 rolls); Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29; National Archives, Washington, D.C., (Ancestry.com), Year: 1850; Census Place: District 21, Harrison, Virginia; Roll: M432_950; Page: 128 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S111] 1860 United States Federal Census, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Ancestry,com), Year: 1860; Census Place: , Harrison, Virginia; Roll: M653_1351; Page: 782; Image: 268. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S103] 1870 United States Federal Census, 1870 U.S. census, population schedules. NARA microfilm publication M593, 1,761 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d., (Ancestry.com. 1870 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch. Original data: ), Year: 1870; Census Place: Eagle, Harrison, West Virginia; Roll: M593_1688; Page: 154; (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S85] 1880 United States Federal Census, Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. (NARA microfilm publication T9, 1,454 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C, (Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. ), Year: 1880; Census Place: Eagle, Harrison, West Virginia; Roll: T9_1403; Family History Film: 1255403; Page: 150.2000; Enumeration District: 108 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S171] FamilySearch™ West Virginia Deaths 1853-1970, Genealogical Society of Utah (GSU), (search.labs.familysearch.org) (Reliability: 3).
      Name: Jermah Robey
      Death date: 13 Mar 1907
      Death place: Harrison, West Virginia
      Gender: Male
      Age at death: 90 years
      Birth date: 1817
      Birth place: W Va
      Marital status: Married
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      Film number: 847170
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      Image number: 563
      Reference number: v 4 p 158
      Source: County Records
      Collection: West Virginia Deaths 1853-1970


    7. [S18] West Virginia Vital Research Records, http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, (West Virginia Vital Research Records) (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S157] Findagrave.com, (Findagrave.com), Memorial 87449326 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S201] FamilySearch™ West Virginia Marriages 1853-1870, Genealogical Society of Utah (GSU), (search.labs.familysearch.org) (Reliability: 3).
      Groom name: J. H. Robey
      Groom age: 65 years
      Groom estimated birth year: 1817
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      Bride name: Mary S. Swiger
      Bride age: 29 years
      Bride estimated birth year: 1853
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      Event type: Marriage
      Marriage date: 16 Nov 1882
      Marriage place: Harrison, West Virginia
      Father of groom name: Jas. A. Robey
      Mother of groom name: Nancy Robey
      Father of bride name: Austin Swiger
      Mother of bride name: Mary C. Swiger
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      Film number: 847276
      Digital GS number: 4011520
      Image number: 168
      Reference number: v 5 p 157
      Source: County Records
      Collection: West Virginia Marriages 1853-1970