Robert Carroll Scobey III

Brief Life History of Robert Carroll

When Robert Carroll Scobey III was born in 1831, in Brazoria, Texas, United States, his father, Robert Carroll Scobey Jr, was 29 and his mother, Mary L. Fulshear, was 30.

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Family Time Line

Robert Carroll Scobey Jr
1802–1855
Mary L. Fulshear
1801–1837
Andrew Wilkinson Scobey
1823–1856
Scytha Scobey
1830–1900
Matthew W Scobey
1826–1870
Elizabeth Summers Scobey
1828–1884
Robert Carroll Scobey III
1831–
Mary Jane Scoby
1832–1848

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    1832 · The Black Hawk War

    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    1836

    Historical Boundaries: 1836: Brazoria, Republic of Texas 1845: Brazoria, Texas, United States

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Scobie .

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

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