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Clara Mae Robey

Clara Mae Robey

Female 1883 - 1969  (85 years)

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  • Name Clara Mae Robey 
    Born 10 Aug 1883  Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 1969  Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I177  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 3 Jun 2012 

    Father Isaac ROBEY,   b. 19 Jul 1847, Meigs County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1920, Ripley, Jackson, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Cathleen RECTOR,   b. 30 Mar 1850, Williamstown, Wood, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1920, Ripley, Jackson, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 1 Feb 1869  Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • Marriage Record Robie
      Date: License issued Feb 1, 1869
      Place: Jackson, West Virginia, United States
      Isaac Roby
      Catholean Rector
      Indexed as Isaac Robs & Cashoban Rector

      Both are buried Mt Calvary Cemetery, Ripley, Jackson Co, WV, on high hill. (per Daddy)
      Stone shows full dates.

      1870 Grant Dist, Jackson Co, WV
      Roby, Isaac, 26, farm laborer, $250 pp, Va
      Catherine, 20, Va
      Alice, 6/12, Nov, WVa

      1880 Grant Dist, Jackson Co, WV
      Isaac Robey, 35, O, MD, O - Meigs Co
      Catholeen, 26, WV, --, WV
      Alice, 9, WV, OH, WV
      Laura, 8, WV, OH, WV
      Jno, 5, WV, OH, WV
      Edward, 10/12 July, WV, OH, WV

      1900 Ripley Dist, Jackson Co, WV, #34, Sheet 2, line 13, 24/25
      Robey, Isaac, July 1845, 54, m28, Ohio, Pa, Oh, Farmer, all can read/write, speak English. owns mortgaged farm, sch #9
      Catholeen, wife, March 1851, 49, m28, 9-8, WV, VA, WV
      John, son, Dec 1876, 23
      Edward, July 1881, 18
      Emma, Oct 1883, 16, School 4 mo
      Clara, Nov 1884, 15
      Minnie, June 1887, 12, sch 2.5 mo
      Fred, Jan 1889, 11, sch 1 mo, can't write

      1920 Jackson Co census, Ripley district, all born WV unless noted #1-1
      Isaac Robey age 74 born Ohio
      Catherine age 68
      Minnie age 28 dau
      Fred age 26 son
      Casto, Emma 36 divorced
      Casto, Starling age 11 son

      JCDR shows:
      Roby, Thomas, 2/15/1879, 3y, d Sandy, parents I & C, born JC

      Jackson Co census 1870, 1880, 1900, married
      Jackson Co census 1850, 1860 with parents
    Family ID F35  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hugh B McGrew,   b. Feb 1887, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1960  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Married 4 Jun 1909  Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • 1910 Ravenswood, Jackson, WV # 182-184
      McGrew, Hugh 23 m1 - 1y WVWVWV Camp Hand for Railroad
      Clara 20 m1 - 1y 0-0 child WVWVWV

      1920 Ravenswood town, Jackson co, WV # 86-87
      Hugh P 33
      Clara 32
      Lulu 9
      Waney 8
      Freddie 5
      Maybell 2.9 [all daughters]

      1930 Ravenswood, Jackson, WV # 15
      McGrew, Hugh B 43 m age 22 WV KY WV
      Clara M 44 m age 19 WV OH WV
      Lulu da 19
      Waney da 17
      Freddie da 14
      Maybelle da 11

      1940 Ravenswood 18-6, Jackson, WV all born WV, 1935: Same place
      McGrew, Hugh B 53
      Clara M 50
      Freddie M da 23 div

      Independence Cemetery
      McGrew, Hugh 1887-1960
      Clara, 1889-1969
      Isaac B son of HB & CM McGrew (no dates)
      Book states that Freda married a Morris, and Lula married a Dennis

      Jackson County Birth Records
      James McGrew, 11/17/1914, Hue & Clara McGrew, Ripley - does not say 'twin', has a 1 in box for twins/triplets.
      Margaret Elizabeth McGrew, 5/4/1918, Hal & Clara McGrew, Ripley - is this Maybelle or another child?
    Children 
     1. Lula McGrew,   b. 17 Apr 1910, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1989, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. Wava Jean McGrew,   b. 4 Dec 1911, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1985, Wood County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. Freddie Mary McGrew,   b. 17 Nov 1914, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1997  (Age 82 years)
     4. Maybelle McGrew,   b. 26 Apr 1918, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1999  (Age 81 years)
     5. Isaac B McGrew,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F120  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Robey, Ed, John, Clara, Emmie & Fred
    Robey, Ed, John, Clara, Emmie & Fred
    Siblings

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Birth Records, Jackson Co, WV.

    2. [S519] Cemeteries JC Vol 1.

    3. [S17] Marriage Records, Jackson Co, WV.