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Nov 8
Posted by Gina.

Family Focus: Francis Marion McRobie

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Francis Marion McROBIE (John William) was born 19 May 1840 in Maryland. He died 15 Apr 1904. He is buried in the McRobie Cemetery on Green Glade Road in Swanton, Garrett County, Maryland.
Francis was a farmer. He served in the Union Army in the American Civil War. Francis enlisted at the rank of Private on 19 Dec 1861 in the 3rd Potomac Home Brigade, Maryland Infantry, Company D. He mustered out at the rank of …

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Nov 8
Posted by Gina.

Family Focus: Abraham Archibald McRobie

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Abraham Archibald McROBIE (John William) was born on 26 Feb 1836 in Maryland. He died 31 Dec 1917 in Altamont, Garrett County, Maryland. It is thought he is buried in the McRobie Cemetery on Green Glade Road in Swanton, Garrett County, Maryland.
Abraham lived in Allegany County, Maryland. He worked as a farmer. He also fought for the Union Army in the American Civil War. Abraham was mustered in at the rank of Private in the …

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Sep 8
Posted by Gina.

Family Focus: Andrew McRobie

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I’ve been doing so much research these past few weeks, I wasn’t even sure how to go about presenting it. First things first, I’ve found an awesome site that provides vital records for most West Virginian counties. Through this, I’ve managed to find birth registers, marriage registers, and death certificates (all scanned originals). The site is: http://www.wvculture.org. It’s been an amazing wealth of information.
So I’ve decided to slowly focus on one person and their family at …

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Aug 26
Posted by Gina.

Births, Deaths, Military Service

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Here’s just what I’ve organized so far:
Births1. Malinda Jane [McRobie] Kight – 20 Apr 1829 (see Gravestone transcription).
2. Henry Thomas Kight – 12 Nov 1828 (see Gravestone transcription).
3. Abraham Archibald McRobie – 26 Feb 1836 (see Death Certificate transcription).
Deaths1. John William McRobie – 19 Feb 1877 in Swanton, Garrett County, MD (see pension application transcription under Military Service).
2. Malinda Jane [McRobie] Kight – 30 Apr 1896Kight Cemetery Transcription, online transcription. Mineral County West Virginia Genealogy. http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvminera/mineral.htm (accessed 25 Aug …

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