Family Focus: Archibald McRobie
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 McROBIE was born in 1864 in Preston County, West Virginia.
Charles William McROBIE was born in 1866 in Preston County, West Virginia.
Mary Idell McROBIE was born in 1874 in Preston County, West Virginia.
David Allen McROBIE was born in 1876 in Preston County, West Virginia.
Maggie McROBIE was born in 1877 in Preston County, West Virginia.
Lydia Sophia McROBIE was born in 1883 in Preston County, West Virginia.
Jesse McROBIE was born in 1885 in Preston County, West Virginia. He died 18 Feb 1928 at the Davis Memorial Hospital in Elkis, Randolph County, West Virginia of complications of gonorrhea.
Archibald married Rachel [UNKNOWN] in 1899 after Catherine’s death. Rachel was born in October of 1853 in West Virginia. She was previously married to [UNKNOWN].
1860 Census (counted twice)
Death Certificate of Jesse McRobie
*Surname also spelled as McCrobie and McRoby in varying sources.