Doddridge County Roots

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Robert Sylvester GABBERT

Male 1839 - 1921  (81 years)


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  • Name Robert Sylvester GABBERT 
    Born 17 Mar 1839  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military (ENLISTED IN 1861)  [1, 2, 3
    Co B, 5th W.Va. Cav, and Co B, 2nd W.Va. Inf, Civil War 
    Census 1850  Taylor Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence SINCE 1865  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1870, 1900, 1920  New Milton District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • In household with son Robert and his family.
    Residence Blandville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence Lick Run, New Milton (Blandville), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 12 Feb 1921  Blandville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried Freeman Cemetery, Piggin Run, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    Notes 
    • Local news item, "West Union Record," Thursday, Oct 7 1915, in its entirety:
      "R. S. Gabbert, of Lick Run, and son Claude, of Greenwood, returned from Washington D.C., where they attended the G.A.R. encampment and took in the sights of the city."

      Local news item, "West Union Herald," Thursday, Oct 7 1915, in its entirety:
      "R. S. Gabbert of Lick Run and son Claude of Greenwood arrived here Saturday night from Washington, D. C., where they had been taking in the G.A.R. Encampment; both were highly pleased with their trip and the city of Washington, only regretting that they did not have longer to stay to see the wonderful sights of the city. R. S. Gabbert is one of the oldest members of the W. P. Green Post G.A.R. of this place and has taken in several National encampments."
    Person ID I24412  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2016 

    Father David GABBERT,   b. 1813,   d. 1858  (Age 45 years) 
    Mother Nancy Jamieson BURGESS,   b. CA 1813,   d. 1 Nov 1892, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Family ID F15076  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Eliza ORRAHOOD,   b. 6 Feb 1840, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1912, Lick Run, New Milton (Blandville), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 1 Apr 1867  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Children 
    +1. Augustus "Gus" GABBERT,   b. 24 May 1870, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1953, Blandville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +2. Claud D. GABBERT,   b. 10 Feb 1884, Market, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1970, Mendocino Co, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Family ID F9147  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Blandville, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Feb 1921 - Blandville, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Freeman Cemetery, Piggin Run, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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    Documents
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  • Sources 
    1. [S14] Obituary, West Union Record, 2/17/1921.

    2. [S2588] U.S. Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com and National Archives & Records Administration).

    3. [S5] Headstone.

    4. [S14] Obituary.

    5. [S1897] West Union Record, 10/7/1915.

    6. [S1752] Obituary - At home.

    7. [S2550] Doddridge County Cemeteries, Vol. I, Donald Edward Ramage, (4117 Almaville Rd, Smyna TN 37167 (1988, rev. 1999)).

    8. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV, MR p. 148 : http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=11791638&Type=Marriage.

    9. [S1574] West Virginia Marriage Records, 1863-1900, (http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/4484.htm).