Tuesday, August 03, 2004

Mini bio: Robert Smith Mabry, Sr. & Rebecca Adams

Brief biography of Robert Smith Mabry, Sr. (1777-1842/5) and his wife Rebecca Adams (1783-1828). Their position in the family tree.

Robert Smith Mabry, Sr.
Birth: October 27, 1777 in Virginia (probably Pittsylvania County)
Parents: Braxton Mabry & ? White
Known residences:
--- 1796-1810 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia
--- 1812 in Robertson County, Tennessee
--- 1820 in Springfield Township, Robertson County, Tennessee
--- 1830-1840 in Marion County, Illinois
Occupation: farmer
Death: January 1842 or 1845 (his grave stone has been transcribed both ways), buried in Burge Cemetery, Raccoon Township, Marion County, Illinois

Rebecca Adams
Birth: 1783 in Virginia (probably Pittsylvania County)
Parents: Nathan & Anna Adams
Known residences:
--- 1799 and later with husband Robert Mabry
Death: January 26, 1828 in Marion County, buried with husband in Burge Cemetery, Raccoon Township, Marion County, Illinois

Marriage and Children:

Marriages:
Robert Smith Mabry married Rebecca Adams on December 6, 1799 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia. Rebecca died in 1828.

Robert Smith Mabry married Penelope Hinds on March 14, 1839 in Marion County, Illinois.

Children of Robert & Rebecca (Adams) Mabry:
--- Martha White Mabry: born after 1799, married Isaac Allen
--- Nancy Jayne Mabry: born 1803, married Henry Bass
--- Joel Braxton Mabry: born 1805, married Jane Gamble Copeland
--- Polly C. Mabry: born 1807, married Thomas Weems
--- Jane S. Mabry: born 1809, married Zachariah Wildon (or WSeldon)
--- Dudley Henry Mabry: born 1812, married Elizabeth Haley, Cordelia (Williams) Powell, and Mrs. Jane Parsons
--- Richard Greenville Mabry: born 1814, married Martha Jane Ray
--- William Henry Mabry: born 1817, married Susannah Burge
--- Nathan A. Mabry: born 1819, died 1833
--- Rebecca Littlejohn Mabry: born 1821, married Joseph Bundy
--- Sarah Elizabeth Mabry: born 1824, married John A. "Jack" Smith
*** Robert Smith Mabry, Jr.: born 1825, married Susannah Smith and Esther Jane Bayles
--- Susan Emily Mabry: born 1828, married Samuel Telford

Children of Robert & Penelope (Hinds) Mabry
--- George W. Mabry: born about 1840, married Catherine "Kate" Powell


Posts about Robert Smith Mabry, Sr. & Rebecca Adams:

Robert Smith Mabry, Sr.: Life in Pittsylvania County, Virginia (1777-1812)
Robert Smith Mabry, Sr: Life in Kentucky/Tennessee (1812-1827)
Robert S. Mabry, Sr.: Last Residence in Marion County, Illinois (1827-1842/5)
Joel Braxton Mabry beat Lewis & Clark to Puget Sound?

Off-site links:
1830 Census, Marion Co., Illinois, transcription
1830 Census, Marion Co., Illinois, p. 192.
1840 Census, Marion Co., Illinois, transcription
1840 Census, Marion Co., Illinois, p. 182.
Burge Cemetery, Marion County, Illinois

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