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Robert Emmett Mansell Sr. (abt. 1855 - abt. 1921)

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Robert Emmett Mansell Sr.
Born about in Franklin County, Alabama, USAmap [uncertain]
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Franklin County, Alabama, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Franklin County, Alabamamap
Profile last modified | Created 19 Dec 2015
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Family & Children

In 1879 Robert married Laura O. Dill, daughter of Ben & Mary (McRight) Dill and together they had 11 children:[1]
  • William B. Mansell, born July 1880; married (1) December 21, 1902 in Franklin County to Mary E. Warhurts; married (2) September 28, 1910 in Newberg, Alabama to Neomia ImogeneHurley; no issue from either marriage; died March 15, 1950 in Franklin County, Albama.
  • Maude Mansell, born April 1883; married March 30, 1902 Edward L. Smith
  • Mary E. Mansell, born September 1884; married (1) August 11, 1901 John O. Jobe [2]
  • Lizzie Evie Mansell, born March 1866; married (1) 1910 to John Houston Sadler; married (2) George Harrison
  • Robert Emmett Mansell, Jr., born June 24, 1888; married 1905 Lucy Zular King; died June 26, 1960
  • Luvina Alice Mansell, born August 1890; married 1912 ____ Quillan; died February 13, 1972.[3]
  • Sarah Rebecca Mansell, born July 14, 1892; married April 2, 1916 to Emory Montgomery Tidwell; died February 10, 1966
  • Josephine Susie Mansell, born December 5, 1894; married 1915 to ____ Garrett; died September 1982
  • John Frederick Mansell, born April 1896; Married August 23, 1925 to Eva Lee Fisher; died January 25, 1970[4]
  • Heather D. Mansell, born 1898

Census Records

1880 U.S. Census Franklin County, Alabama (outside the town of Frankfort)[5]
R. E. Mansel, head, age 25; born in Alabama, mother born in Tennessee, father born in North Carolina
Laura, wife, age 20; born in Alabama, mother born in Tennessee, father born in North Carolina
1900 U.S. Census Franklin County, Alabama - Hills[6]
Robert Mansil, age 45
William B. Mansell, age 19
Mandie Mansit, age 17
Marry E Mansit, age 15
Lizzie E. Mansit, age 14
Robert E. Mansit, age 12
Luvina D. Mansit, age 8
Sarah B. Mansit, age 7
Enock Mansit, age 6
Josephene Mansit, age 4
John F. Mansit, age 3
1910 U.S. Census Franklin County, Alabama - Hills[7]
Robert E. Mansell, age 54
Jossie Mansell, age 14
Frederick Mansell, age 13
1920 U.S. Census Franklin County, Alabama - Hills[8]
Robert E. Mansell, age 63

Robert died July 24, 1921 at the age of 66 in Franklin County. He was listed as a widowed farmer.[9]


  1. Dill, Gilbert S. "The William Dill Family and Relatives in America". Gregath Publishing Company (1993)
  2. "Alabama Marriages, 1816-1957," database, FamilySearch ( : 8 July 2015), John O. Jobe and Mary Mansell, 11 Aug 1901; citing reference 327 B; FHL microfilm 1,031,242.
  3. "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974," database, FamilySearch ( : 27 November 2014), Robert Mansell in entry for Alice Quillen, 13 Feb 1972; citing reference 3342, Department of Health, Montgomery; FHL microfilm 2,114,474.
  4. "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974," database, FamilySearch ( : 27 November 2014), Robert E. Mansell in entry for Fred Mansell, 25 Jan 1970; citing reference 612, Department of Health, Montgomery; FHL microfilm 2,033,353.
  5. 1880 U.S. Federal Census, Population Schedule, Franklin County, Alabama; Roll: 13; Family History Film: 1254013; Page: 560B; Enumeration District: 089. ($)
  6. Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Hills, Franklin,Alabama; Roll: 16; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0026; FHL microfilm: 1240016.
  7. Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Hills, Franklin, Alabama; Roll: T624_14; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0093; FHL microfilm: 1374027.
  8. Source Citation: Year: 1920; Census Place: Hills, Franklin, Alabama; Roll: T625_17; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 36; Image: 298.
  9."Alabama Deaths and Burials, 1881–1952." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2009, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.

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