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Sarah Robey

Female 1798 - 1884  (85 years)


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  • Name Sarah Robey 
    Nickname Sally 
    Born 27 Jul 1798  Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Census 5 Jul 1850  Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1850

    Virginia, Harrison, District 21, 5 Jul 1850, page 120, dwelling 266, family 266

    Robert Cunningham, head 58. Sarah, wife 51. Children: Sarena, daughter 21; Rohama, daughter 19; Milla, daughter 18; Minerva, daughter 16; Frances, daughter 14; Justus, son 12; Frederick, son 6. He is a farmer. Value of real estate is $3,000. All were born in Virginia. Next door to James A. and Christeen Cunningham.  
    Age: 51 
    Census 1860  Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1860

    Virginia, Harrison, Clarksburg Post Office, not dated, pages 119 and 120, Dwelling 838, Family 838

    Robert Cunningham, head 67. Sarah, wife 62. Children: Milly A., daughter 26; Minerva J., daughter 25; Justice N., son 22; Frederick W., son 17. Also living with them is Dudley Cunningham, 22, physician; relationship not known.
    He is a farmer; value of real estate is $3,100; personal property $1,500. Justice is a farm laborer. Next door to Robert R. and Malisa J. Cunningham; Frances M. and Minerva J. Cunningham.  
    Age: 62 
    Census 3 Sep 1870  Eagle, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1870

    West Virginia, Harrison, Eagle, 3 Sep 1870, dwelling 150, family 141

    Sarah Cunningham, head 72. Children: Milly A., daughter 38. Also living with them is Columbia T. Harbert (female) 15 and Martha A. Jones (female) 10. Sarah is keeping house. She was born in Maryland; the rest of the family in Virginia. Value of Sarah's personal property is $370; Millie A.'s personal property $500; Columbia T.'s personal property $100; Martha's personal property $100. Columbia and Martha are attending school. Next door to Wilson and Casey Moore; Van B. and Caroline M. Robinson; Frederic H. and Emily Cunningham.

    Columbia T. is a granddaughter (Ruhama Cunningham and Eli Harbert). Martha is a granddaughter (Serena Cummingham and John F. Jones) 
    Age: 72 
    Census 10 Jun 1880  Eagle, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1880

    West Virginia, Harrison, Eagle District, 10 Jun 1880, page 15, SD 1, ED 108, dwelling 145, family 145

    Sarah Cunningham, head 82; keeping house. Children: Milly A., daughter 45. Also living with her is Martha A. Jones, granddaughter 18. Sarah and her parents were born in Maryland. Milly and Martha were born in Virginia. Next door to Frederick and Emily Cunningham (son); Jeremiah and Elisabeth Cunningham (son). 
    Age: 82 
    Died 01 Jul 1884  Eagle District, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Age: 86 
    Register of Death, Sarah Robey Cunningham
    Register of Death, Sarah Robey Cunningham
    1884 Harrison County, WV, Year Ending 1884 within District of Samuel A Elliott, also mentions death of Mary Cunningham, wife of Robert Cunningham, death due to Consumption. Death of Sarah attributed to old age.
    Person ID I368  clanSoren | FRS101
    Last Modified 31 Jan 2009 

    Father Ancestors Jeremiah Robey,   b. 06 Apr 1768, Port Tobacco, Charles, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1835, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Ancestors Mary Polly Ogden,   b. 15 Jan 1772, Port Tobacco, Charles, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1849, Enterprise, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 16 Jul 1790  Port Tobacco, Charles, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F147  Group Sheet

    Family Ancestors Robert Cunningham,   b. 9 Dec 1791, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1869, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 22 Jul 1815  Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Children 
    +01. James A. Cunningham,   b. Abt 1816, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Married: 1x02. Benjamin Franklin Cunningham,   b. 27 Feb 1818, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1897  (Age 79 years)
    +03. William H. Cunningham Married: 2x2x ,   b. Abt 1820, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Married: 1x04. Mary M. Cunningham,   b. Abt 1822, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1861  (Age ~ 39 years)
    +05. Jeremiah R. Cunningham,   b. Abt 1824, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +06. Serena A. Cunningham,   b. Abt 1826, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1861  (Age ~ 35 years)
    +07. Robert R. Cunningham,   b. Abt 1828, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +08. Ruhama H. Cunningham,   b. 1830, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1860, Jones Run, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     09. Millie A. Cunningham,   b. 1831, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1914, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +10. Minerva J. Cunningham,   b. Abt 1834, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +11. Francis M. Cunningham Married: 2x2x ,   b. Abt 1836, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +12. Justus Nelson Cunningham,   b. 1839, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1918, Marion County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +13. Frederick Washington Cunningham,   b. 27 Jan 1843, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1925, Shinnston, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Documents
    Marriage Record: Sarah Robey and Robert Cunningham, dated 22 July 1815
    Marriage Record: Sarah Robey and Robert Cunningham, dated 22 July 1815
    July 22, 1815
    Solemnized the holy State of Matrimony between Robert Cunningham and Sarah Robey before me.

    // signed by David Masters
    Last Modified 3 Feb 2009 
    Family ID F150  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [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: 120; Image: 242 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [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: 860; Image: 346. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [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: 157; Image: 318 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [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: 145.3000; Enumeration District: 108; (Reliability: 3).

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

    6. [S171] FamilySearch™ West Virginia Deaths 1853-1970, Genealogical Society of Utah (GSU), (search.labs.familysearch.org) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S170] Everton Pedigree and Family Group Sheets, (WorldVitalRecords.com [on-line]), Family Group File No. 3550, submitted on Feb. 26, 1983 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S201] FamilySearch™ West Virginia Marriages 1853-1870, Genealogical Society of Utah (GSU), (search.labs.familysearch.org) (Reliability: 3).