Anyone have info on Robert Massey,(b.abt 1815)-- husb. of Elizabeth (Betsy)Meshaw or Mashaw, near Sampson County, NC?

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Robert Massey and Betsy Meshaw Massey had 3 children that I know of:

Duncan Massey;  Joe Massey, (b.1838), and Christia Massey (b. Dec. 1842)

All born I believe, in Sampson County, N. C.   

 

Any help so much appreciated!  email:   drwhitejr @ bellsouth.net

Don White
WikiTree profile: Robert E. Massey
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Name: Robert J E Massey
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1850
Event Place: Fayetteville, Cumberland, NC
Gender: Male
Age: 34
Birthplace: NC
Birth Year (Estimated): 1816
  Household Gender Age Birthplace
  Robert J E Massey M 34 NC
  Elizabeth Massey F 36 NC
  D E Massey M 9 NC
  Christilla Massey F 7 NC
  Joseph Massey M 1 NC
  Amy Howell F 23 NC
"United States Census, 1850," index and images, FamilySearch

 

by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (2m points)
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There are User submitted ancestral files noted below indicating his parents as Thomas Howard Massey and Mary Elliot.  If those files are correct then the information below would relate to this family.  According to the files - Robert died in 1853, and no other children are listed.

 

User Submitted Ancestral Files at:

https://familysearch.org/search/tree/results#count=20&query=%2Bgivenname%3Arobert~%20%2Bsurname%3Amassey~%20%2Bbirth_place%3Anc~%20%2Bbirth_year%3A1812-1819~

Robert J. E. Massey

birth:  1 November 1817 Of,,Cumberland,Nc

death:  26 January 1853

father:  Thomas Howard Massey

mother:  Mary Elliott

death:  26 January 1853

spouse:  Elizabeth Betsey Mashaw

marriage:  10 February 1840

files lists 8 of Roberts siblings, some included in census data below with Thomas and Mary.  

 

North Carolina, County Marriages

Citing this Record  "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 ," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XF9B-8V8         

Name: Thomas H Massey

Marriage  09 Jan 1817  Cumberland, NC

Spouse's Name: Mary Elliott

 

United States Census, 1870

Citing this Record  "United States Census, 1870," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MW8F-ZRN

Thomas H Massey  M 76y NC  Constable

 Mary Massey F 74y SC Housewife

 

U S Census, 1850 Fayetteville, Cumberland, NC

Citing this Record  "United States Census, 1850," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M4Y1-FB4

Thomas A Massey  M 55 NC

 Mary Massey F 49 SC

 Frances Massey F 16 NC

 Catharine Massey F 14 NC

 Ann Massey F 10 NC

 Libby Massey F 8 NC

by Chris Hoyt G2G6 Pilot (622k points)

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