DESCENDANTS OF JEREMIAH ROBEY

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                             Don Norman

 

1.JEREMIAH ROBEY

 

    Jeremiah Robey was born in Port Tobacca, MD April 16, 1776 and died

in Harrison County VA January 14, 1835. He married Mary Ruth "Polly"

Ogden. Mary was born in Port Tobacca January 15, 1772 and died in

Harrison County January 3, 1849. The couple bought property in Harrison

County VA in 1803 and moved there from Charles County MD.

 

Known children of Jeremiah and Mary Ruth (Ogden) Robey.

 

  2.  (1). James Allison           b.Feb  7 1791   d.Apr 25 1865

         m.Nancy Percil Feb 20 1817

 

  3.  (2). Elizabeth               b.Jul 15 1793   d.Mar 29 1797

 

  4.  (3). Nancy Ann               b.Jun 27 1797   d.       1884

         m.Isaiah Harpe Apr 17 1816

 

  5.  (4). Sarah "Polly"           b.Jul 20 1798   d.Jul  1 1884

         m.Robert Cunningham Jul 22 1815 Harrison County VA

 

  6.  (5). Elizabeth               b.Sep 25 1800

 

  7.  (6). Mary                    b.Jul 13 1802

         m.Archibald Cunningham

 

  8.  (7). William Harrison        b.Jan 20 1805   d.May 28i 1848

         m.Mariah Fleming Wep 1826

 

  9.  (8). Randolph                b.May  8 1807   d.       1848

         m.Louisa Hardy Aug 17 1825

 

 10.  (9). Jeremiah Jr.            b.Apr 14 1809   d.       1901

         m.Ruth Tucker Nov  7 1833

         m.Charlotte Griffin Feb 22 1838

 

 11. (10). Hezekiah                b.Mar 18 1811   d.Feb 27 1909

         m.Margaret Cunningham Nov 23 1831

 

 12. (11). Henderson Thomas        b.Aug 13 1813   d.Feb  4 1894

         m.Mary Ann/Ann Louise Wamsley Sep 22 1835

 

 13. (12). Matilda                 b.May  4 1816   d.Dec  8 1896

         m.Ezekiel Cunningham Sep 22 1835

 

 14. (13). Eveline                 b.Nov  5 1818   d.Dec  9 1904

         m.William B. Dudley Apr 19 1838

 

 

9.RANDOLPH ROBEY    1.JEREMIAH ROBEY

 

    Randolph Robey, a son of Jeremiah and Mary Ruth (Ogden) Robey, was

born in Harrison County VA May 8, 1807 and died in the Mexican War in

1848.  He married Louisa Hardy in Harrison County August 17, 1825.

 

Known children of Randolph and Louisa (Hardy) Robey.

 

 15.  (1). John Nelson             b.       1841   d.       1925

         m.America Howell Jul 1872

 

 

10.JEREMIAH ROBEY JR.     1.JEREMIAH ROBEY

 

    Jeremiah Robey Jr., a son of Jeremiah and Mary Ruth (Ogden)

Robey, was born in Harrison County VA (WV) April 14, 1809 and died

in Midway, UT in 1901.  He married Ruth Tucker in Harrison County

November 7, 1833.  Ruth, a daughter of Jeremiah and Ruth (Ashcraft)

Tucker, died in UT in 1892.

    The family moved to Hancock County IL about 1840.  Jeremiah was

baptized by Joseph Smith in May 1841 and became active in the Mormon

congregation at Navoo, IL.  The moved to Honey Creek IA in

mid-winter 1846 because of persecution by anti-Mormon mobs.  In

1852, they joined the David Wood company and moved to Provo, UT.  In

1859, they joined in forming the community of Midway, UT.

 

Known children of Jeremiah Jr. and Ruth (Tucker) Robey.

 

 16.  (1). Theophilius Kate        b.c.     1834

 

 17.  (2). Susan Luvernia          b.c.     1836

 

 18.  (3). James Allison           b.c.     1838

 

15.JOHN NELSON ROBEY     9.RANDOLPH ROBEY    1.JEREMIAH ROBEY

 

    John Nelson Robey, a son of Randolph and Louisa (Hardy) Robey, was

born in Present day Roane County WV in 1841 and died in 1925.

    John served the Confederacy in the Civil War in Co.G 60th VA

Infantry.  He was captured at Fisherville, VA March 2, 1865 and was

confined in Fort Delaware until June 22, 1865.

    John married America Howell in July 1872.  America, a daughter of

Moses Howell, was born in 1853 and died in 1883.

 

Children of John Nelson and America (Howell) Robey.

 

 19.  (1). Lilian

         m.Frank Keplinger

 

 20.  (2). Howard

         m.Kate Long

 

 21.  (3). Fleet

 

 22.  (4). Hammond

         m.Ora Harris Oct 6 1905

 

 23.  (5). Olive Jane

         m.Melvin Schwender

 

 

22.HAMMOND ROBEY     15.JOHN NELSON ROBEY     9.RANDOLPH ROBEY   

1.JEREMIAH ROBEY

 

    Hammond Robey, a son of John Nelson and America (Howell) Robey,

was born in Roane County WV about 1878.  He married Ora Harris October

6, 1905.  Ora was a daughter of E.J. Harris.

 

Children of Hammond and Ora (Harris) Robey.

 

 24.  (1). Vernon                  b.Jul 30 1906

         m.Corba Romine

 

 25.  (2). Frances Marian          b.Aug 11 1915

         m.George L. Sutton

 

 

25.FRANCES MARIAN ROBEY     22.HAMMOND ROBEY     15.JOHN NELSON ROBEY

9.RANDOLPH ROBEY    1.JEREMIAH ROBEY

 

    Frances Marian Robey, a daughter of Hammond and Ora (Harris)

Robey, was born in Roane County WV August 11, 1915.  She married

George L. Sutton.

 

Children of George L. and Frances Marian (Robey) Sutton.

 

 26.  (1). Howard Robey             b.Apr 18 1939

         m.Louanna Lowe

 

 27.  (2). John Michael            b.Jul 13 1940

         m.Linda Lamb

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

"Roane County WV Family History 1989" p.296

"History of Harrison County WV" p.297

Sears, Betty, Jeremiah Robey Family Group Record