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64 GENEALOGY OF THE ROBARDS FAMILY  

Capt. George RoBards Family

Capt. George RoBards, born in Goochland county, Virginia, August 5, 1760.  Died testate, July 13, 1833, on his farm in Mercer county, Kentucky, aged 73 years.  Married Elizabeth Barbara Sampson in 1786.

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She died testate, November, 1836, in Palmyra, Missouri.  They had the following children: 

IV.  Andrew Lewis RoBards, born Octoer 4, 1787.

IV.  Nancy Porter RoBards, born January 20, 1790.  She married, 1807, John B. Thompson, Sr., of Harrodsburg, Kentucky.

IV.  Sallie Hill RoBards, born February 8, 1795.  Married George Bowman.  Had two children.

IV. Captain Archibald Sampson RoBards, born December 25, 1797, died 1862.  Married, 1831, Amanda Carpenter.  She was born 1808, died 1865.  She was a daughter of George and Jane (Logan) Carpenter.  They moved to Hannibal, Missouri, 1843.  Was twice mayor of that city.  Took, at his own expense, a company of men to California in 1849.  Gave freedom to his slaves there in 1850.  They left six children, viz.:

 
V.  George C. RoBards, born 1833.  He was a brave captain in the Confederate army throughout the war.  He died 1879.

V.  Jane E. RoBards, born 1834, married President J.K. Rogers of Columbia, Missouri.  Died 1882.

V.  Sallie Hill RoBards, born 1836, married B.W.S. Bowman.  After his death, in 1868, she married Rev. H.H. Haley, who died in 1874.  They had one daughter, Clifton, who married David Hays.

V.  John Lewis RoBards, born 1838, married Sarah C. Helm, daughter of Judge John B. Helm.  They have three children, viz.:  Mary Logan RoBards, married Elisha Richardson of Louisville, Kentucky; Archie Crump RoBards and Mabel Helm RoBards.  She married James R. Bozarth of Hannibal Produce Co., Hannibal, Missouri.

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V.  Henry Clay RoBards, born 1842, died 1885.  He was a fearless officer in the Confederate service during the war.

V.  Archey S. RoBards, born 1849, died 1879, in Columbia, Missouri.

 
IV.  Elizabeth Barbara RoBards, born April 20, 1799, married James Mosby.  They had three children, viz.: William, John and Elizabeth.

IV.  Mary Kemp RoBards, born April 6, 1801, died 1833.  Married Peter B. Atwood.  Had one child, Betty.

IV.  George Washington RoBards, born October 6, 1802.  Married Sarah Eppes.  One son, Dr. George W. RoBards of Mississippi.

IV.  Jane Dutors RoBards, born December 9, 1805, married William Buckner, one daughter, Mary.

IV.  Almira RoBards, born December 9, 1811, married William P. Owsley; had two daughters, Bettie and Nannie. Bettie married John C. Hatch, Chicago, Illinois.  Nannie married William Johnson, Dallas, Texas.

IV.  Catherine RoBards, born March 15, 1815, married James H. Stirman of Fayetteville, Arkansas.  She died December, 1901.


Nancy Porter RoBards Family

 
IV.  Nancy Porter RoBards, born January 20, 1790, married John B. Thompson, Sr., 1807, of Harrodsburg, Kentucky.  She died in 1870, aged 80 years.  Their children, viz.:
 
John B. Thompson, born 1810, died 1874; was U.S. Senator.

Henry Thompson, born 1812, died 1900.

Maria Thompson, born 1814, died 1896, married

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William Daviess; had a daughter, Mrs. H.C. Pittman, of St. Louis, Missouri.

Charles Thompson, born 1818, died 1872.  Has son, John Charles Thompson, lawyer, of Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Philip B. Thompson, born 1820.  Colonel in Confederate army and lawyer, Harrodsburg, Kentucky; has sons, Philip B. Thompson, M.C., and John B. Thompson, lawyers.  Both served in Confederate army.

Elizabeth Thompson, born 1822, died 1883.

Ann Thompson, born 1826, married _____ Trimble.  Died 1889.

Susan Burton Thompson, born 1828, married Henry Massie.  Has son, David Mead Massie, lawyer, of Columbia, Ohio.

Katherine Thompson, born 1831, married _____ Dunn.  Died 1894, in Ohio.


Capt. George RoBards*

Capt. George RoBards, born August 5, 1760, died testate, July 13, 1833, ages 73 years.  He enlisted in his sixteenth year in the Fourteenth Virginia Regiment, Continental Line.  He was, in his nineteenth year, commissioned by Governor Thomas Jefferson, lieutenant in the Fourth Virginia Regiment, State Line.  Was in the battle of Camden.  His brother, William, by his side, was severely wounded.  He was commissioned captain in 1781 and served until the close of the war.—By John L. RoBards, Hannibal, Missouri.


Further research we find, February 4, 1778, he enlisted for three years.  His rank as a solier was:



*This heading signals a return to the same Capt. George ROBARDS whose entry begins at the top of this web page.
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1st, Orderly Sergeant; 2d, Q.M. Sergeant; 3d, Commissary Clerk to wagon master.  Captains Hawkins and Roberton, Colonel Charles Lewis.  April, 1780, enlisted for fifteen months; rank, Lieutenant, Captain Edmund Curd company, Colonel Lucas regiment.  Early, July, 1782, to end of war, was captain.  He was in the battles of Brandywine, Germantown, Monmouth, Stony Point and Camden.  He enlisted in Goochland county, Virginia.  The date of his application for pension being July 9, 1832.  His home at that time was Mercer county, Kentucky.  His brother, Jesse, testified in the case.

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