Ann Abigail Robe

27 June 1840–11 July 1908 (Age 68)
Monongalia, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Ann Abigail

When Ann Abigail Robe was born on 27 June 1840, in Monongalia, West Virginia, United States, her father, Robert Robe, was 23 and her mother, Hannah Grubb, was 23. She married Jesse Austin on 9 March 1865, in Morgantown, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Chariton, Lucas, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Clinton Magisterial District, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States in 1880. She died on 11 July 1908, in Hutchinson, Reno, Kansas, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Hutchinson, Reno, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Austin
1816–
Ann Abigail Robe
1840–1908
Marriage: 9 March 1865
Virginia Ellen Austin
1865–1933
Emma Jane Austin
1867–1943
Amanda Helen Austin
1869–1920

Spouse and Children

    Jesse Austin

    Male1816–Male

    Female1840–1908Female

MARRIAGE
9 March 1865
Morgantown, Monongalia, West Virginia, United States
children

(3)

    Virginia Ellen Austin

    Female1865–1933Female

    Female1867–1943Female

    Amanda Helen Austin

    Female1869–1920Female

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Robe

    Male1816–1896Male

    Hannah Grubb

    Female1817–1893Female

siblings

(8)

    Female1840–1908Female

    Male1842–1905Male

    Baby Robe

    Unknown1844–

    Nancy Emaline Robe

    Female1845–1917Female

    Amanda Catherine Robe

    Female1847–1917Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 4

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861

Age 21

Kansas is the 34th state

Name Meaning

French (Robé), English, and North German: from a short form of Robert .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Anna A Robes in household of Robert Robes, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ann Robe in household of Robert Robe, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ann A Austin in household of J Austin, "United States Census, 1880"

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