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Dec 2
Posted by Gina.

Family Focus: Ezra Charles Kight

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Ezra Charles KIGHT (Malinda Jane McRobie, John William) was born 6 Nov 1852 in Maryland. He died 12 Feb 1905 in Keyser, West Virginia. Ezra worked as a store clerk, a laborer at New Creek Tannery, and in multiple positions for the B&O Railroad. He was a member of Grace Methodist Church, South.
Ezra married Caroline PATTON on 4 Jul 1876 in Keyser, Mineral County, West Virginia. Caroline was born on 20 Apr 1856 in Barbour County, …

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Nov 30
Posted by Gina.

Family Focus: Percilla Ann Kight Gower/Gauer

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Percilla Ann KIGHT (Malinda Jane McRobie, John William) was born 29 Jun 1851 in Franklin, West Virginia. She died 14 Jun 1932 in Patterson Creek, Mineral County, West Virginia. She is buried with her husband in Gortner Union Church Cemetery in Gortner, Garrett County, Maryland.
Percilla married David Adam GOWER in 1868. David was born 2 Mar 1845 in Maryland. He died 19 Jul 1918 in Oakland, Garrett County, Maryland. He is buried with his wife …

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Nov 27
Posted by Gina.

Family Focus: Isaac Matthew McRobie

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Isaac McROBIE (Andrew, John William, William) was born in 1847 in Maryland. He died on 1 Dec 1929 in Warren County, Iowa. He is supposedly buried in the Indianola I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Warren County, Iowa. He was a farmer.
Isaac married Almeda May HAMMON on 22 Jun 1869 in Warren County, Iowa. Almeda was the daughter of Levi Willard HAMMON and Elizabeth STAUER. She was born on 11 May 1852 in Knox County, Ohio. …

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Nov 13
Posted by Gina.

Family Focus: Archibald McRobie

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Archibald McROBIE (Andrew, John William, William) was born on 30 Dec 1840 in Maryland.  He died 13 Jul 1920. He worked as a farmer, a teamster, and a trucker at a saw mill.
Archibald married Catherine Louise STAHL before 1866. Catherine was born in 1842, in Pennsylvania. Catherine died before 1900. She worked as a domestic servant for the Tromble family in Preston County, Virginia before marrying Archibald.
Archibald and Catherine had the following children:
Ida Florence …

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Jan 4
Posted by Gina.

Ola Florence Likens

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My newest mystery seems to surround Ola Florence Likens. She was the daughter of <a href=”http://www.mcrobiefamilytree.com/?p=137″>Laura Alice Kight and Henry Grant Likens</a>. According to her birth register, she was born 20 Sep 1895 in Mineral County, West Virginia. The mystery comes with her death. According to the West Virginia death records, Ola died on 5 Oct 1895. She was 16 days old. Yet, miraculously, she appears with her father and siblings in 1910, …

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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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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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