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Robert Tannahill[1]

Male 1832 - 1883


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  • Born  12 Nov 1832  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender  Male 
    Died  27 Nov 1883  New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried  29 Nov 1883  Petersburg, Petersburg City, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID  I32  McNair
    Last Modified  3 Jul 2008 

    Father  William Tannahill, Schenactedy, Schenectady County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1844, Cuba Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Susan Mary McNair,   b. 23 Nov 1809, Washington, Beaufort County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1898, Warrenton, Warren County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  04 Jan 1832  Hope Lodge, dgecombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    1860 VA Slave Census: Robert Tannahill (Head)
    1860 VA Slave Census: Robert Tannahill (Head)
    Location: Dinwiddie County, Petersburg City, Virginia

    Robert Tannahill owns 5 slaves:
    1 - 50, B, F
    2 - 22, B, F
    3 - 1, B, F
    4 - 7, B, M
    5 - 19, Mulatto, F

    1 Slave House
    Family ID  F3  Group Sheet

    Family  Sallie J. Sims,   b. 07 Sep 1838,   d. 11 Sep 1908 
    Married  04 Oct 1860  Warren County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Children 
     1. Mary H. Tannahill,   b. 11 Jul 1863, Warren County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1951, Vance County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  30 Oct 2010 
    Family ID  F27  Group Sheet

  • Documents

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    1860 NC Slave Schedule: Hugh McNair (Slave Holder)
    1860 NC Slave Schedule: Hugh McNair (Slave Holder)
    Page: 51

    Hugh McNair lists seven slaves:
    1) B,F, age 16 (born circa 1844)
    2) B,F, age 35 (born circa 1825)
    3) B, M, age 17 (born circa 1843)
    4) B,M, age 38 (born circa 1822)
    5) B,M, age 41 (born circa 1819)- owned by R. Tannahill of Virginia
    6) B,M, age 60 (born circa 1800) - owned by E D McNair of Virginia
    7) B, M, age 39 (born circa 1821) - owned by T A McNair of Virginia.

    2 Slave Houses
    1860 VA Census: Robert Tannahill (Head)
    1860 VA Census: Robert Tannahill (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 2 Aug 1860
    Page: 286
    Location: Centre Ward, Petersburg Independent City, Virginia

    Dwelling #2815
    1. Robert Tannahill - age 27, can't read occupation, personal real estate $10,000, born in NC
    2. Susan M. - age 50
    3. Eliza H. - age 22
    4. Edmund D. - age 19
    5. William T. - age 17
    Marriage Bond: Robert Tannahill & Sallie Sims
    Marriage Bond: Robert Tannahill & Sallie Sims

    Headstones
    Headstone: Robert Tannahill
    Headstone: Robert Tannahill

    Histories
    Sketch of Mrs. Susan Tannahill
    Sketch of Mrs. Susan Tannahill
    As published in Sketches of Old Warrenton, Lizzie Montgomery Wilson, (Edwards & Broughton printing company, 1924.), http://www.ncgenweb.us/ncwarren/warrenton/chap26.htm

  • Notes 
    • Served in the Confederate War and after the ware moved to New York City and was in the cotton commission business. (Ch. 26 - Sketches of Old Warrenton by Lizzie Wilson Montgomery)

  • Sources 
    1. [S16] 1860 VA Census: Petersburg Independent City, US Census Bureau, (The Generations Network, Inc.).

    2. [S30] FindAGrave.

    3. [S22] Obituary: Robert Tannahill, (New York Times, 28 Nov 1883), http://tinyurl.com/2qd2ez..

    4. [S23] USGenWeb: Warren County, NC. Warren County Marriage Bonds. http://tinyurl.com/2vzb86p.

    5. [S37] Dunn, Wayne, comp. "Marriage Notice." USGenWeb Archives: Guilford County, NC. Dec. 2008. Web. .