Robert was born about 1832. Robert Carty ... He passed away in 1897
According to "John P. Carty of Molls Creek":
In the 1870 Russell County, Virginia Census, Robert D. and his family lived on a 190 acre farm that was valued at $200 which was located at Dickensonville, Copper Creek District, Russell County, Virginia. Robert was a carpenter by trade. In the 1860 Russell County, Virginia Census, Robert D. Carty also had a servent named Mary J. Jordon living in his household.
Dona, Joseph, Sally & Serena Carty were listed as children in Robert D. Carty's Will dated 1897. The will was filed in Russell County, Virginia.
Robert is buried on his farm in the family graveyard located on state road #671, Copper Creek, Russell County, Virginia. The inscription on his headstone reads: Robert D. Carty // died August 25, 1897 // Aged 64 years // Lo by this silent marble we weep // A friend a husband and a father sleeps.
Maxwell Ervin writes that Robert D. Carty is buried in an untended graveyard on his farm. Tombstone is inscribed, "Robert D. Carty Died Aug 25, 1897 Aged 64 Years Lo by this silent marble we weep A friend a husband and a father sleeps". [page 30 David James Carty / McCarty, Soldier of the American Revolution (Second Edition). 2007]
• Census: #1057, Russell County, Virginia, 1850.
• Census: #1215, Russell County, Virginia, 1860.
• Census: #43, Russell County, Virginia, 1870.
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