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Robert Nixon (1819 - 1910)

Robert Nixon
Born in Northern Irelandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Tredyffrin Twsp, Chester Co, Pamap
Profile last modified | Created 28 Feb 2019
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Biography

Robert was born in 1816.??

Sources

  • [S41] Unknown record type, unknown repository address.

[S9] Unknown author, PA. [S4] Unknown author, US Census, 1900, Record Type: Digital. Proprietary Tax List of the County of Chester

Henry married Isabelle Nixon daughter of Robert Nixon and Katheryn Priest.

Robert was born in Northern Ireland and was referred to as Scotch Irish, a term used loosely to describe Irish from north still under Briton. He, as a large man, had served in an elite unit, either military or constabulary.


1860 US Federal Census:
Name: Cathrine Nixon
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1860
Event Place: 6th, 7th and 9th Precincts 1st Ward Philadelphia City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Event Place (Original): 6th 7th 9th Precincts Of First Ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Gender: Female
Age: 36
Race: White
Race (Original): [Blank]
Birth Year (Estimated): 1824
Birthplace: Ireland
Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
Cathrine Nixon F 36 Ireland
George Nixon M 24 Phila
William Nixon M 13 Phila
Beng Nixon M 11 Phila
Sarah Nixon F 9 Phila
Matilda Nixon F 2 Phila
Page: 138
Household ID: 1063
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: M653
Affiliate Film Number: 1151
GS Film Number: 805151
Digital Folder Number: 005171151
Image Number: 00610
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: N01812-9
Record Number: 22849
Citing this Record
"United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MX52-NWJ : 19 March 2020), Cathrine Nixon, 1860.
NOTE - Robert is listed in PREVIOUS household, for some reason:
Robert Nixon, age 45, male, "born in Phila.", "married within the year", occupation = carpenter



1870 US Federal Census:
Name: Robert Nixon
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1870
Event Place: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Event Place (Original): Philadelphia, ward 26, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 55
Race: White
Birth Year (Estimated): 1815
Birthplace: Ireland
Page Number: 136
Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
Robert Nixon M 55 Ireland
Catherine A Nixon F 47 Ireland
William J Nixon M 23 Pennsylvania
Benjamin D Nixon M 21 Pennsylvania
Sarah J Nixon F 20 Pennsylvania
Matilda M Nixon F 13 Pennsylvania
Isabella N Nixon F 8 Pennsylvania
Fanny E Nixon F 5 Pennsylvania
Household ID: 1077
Line Number: 29
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: M593
GS Film Number: 000552912
Digital Folder Number: 004278836
Image Number: 00370
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: N01637-8
Record Number: 14599
Citing this Record
"United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZRM-Y87 : 19 March 2020), Robert Nixon, 1870.



1880 US Federal Census:
Name: Robert Nixon
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1880
Event Place: Easttown, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Event Place (Original): Easttown, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 64
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): W
Occupation: Farmer
Birth Year (Estimated): 1816
Birthplace: Ireland
Father's Birthplace: Ireland
Mother's Birthplace: Ireland
Relationship to Head of Household: Self
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Self
Sheet Letter: A
Sheet Number: 28
Person Number: 0
Volume: 2
Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
Robert Nixon Self M 64 Ireland
Catherine A NixonWife F 56 Pennsylvania, United States
Benjamin Nixon Son M 31 Pennsylvania, United States
Sarah Nixon Daughter F 28 Pennsylvania, United States
Matilda Nixon Daughter F 22 Pennsylvania, United States
Fanny Nixon Daughter F 14 Pennsylvania, United States
Louola Nixon Gdaughter F 7 Pennsylvania, United States
Kate Nixon Gdaughter F 5 Pennsylvania, United States
Jane Nelson Other F 72 Pennsylvania, United States
District: ED 36
Sheet Number and Letter: 28A
Household ID: 9627134
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T9
Affiliate Film Number: 1113
GS Film Number: 1255113
Digital Folder Number: 005162055
Image Number: 00720
Record Number: 26879957
Citing this Record
"United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWXV-8Y4 : 15 July 2017), Robert Nixon, Easttown, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district ED 36, sheet 28A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 1,255,113.



1900 US Federal Census
Name: Robert Nixon
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1900
Event Year: 1900
Event Place: Tredyffrin Township (west part), Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Event Place (Original): ED 104 Tredyffrin Township (west part), Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 84
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Birth Date: Feb 1816
Birthplace: Ireland
Immigration Year: 1840
Father's Birthplace: Ireland
Mother's Birthplace: Ireland
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Sheet Letter: A
Sheet Number: 8
Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
Robert Nixon Head M 84 Ireland
William J Nixon Son M 53 Pennsylvania
Benjaman B Nixon Son M 51 Pennsylvania
Sarah Jane Nixon Daughter F 50 Pennsylvania
Francis E Nixon Daughter F 34 Pennsylvania
District: 104
Sheet Number and Letter: 8A
Household ID: 161
Line Number: 20
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T623
GS Film Number: 1241393
Digital Folder Number: 004115059
Digital Folder Number: 004115059
Image Number: 00732
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: N00696-9
Record Number: 35916
Citing this Record
"United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M39V-J1Y : accessed 15 September 2020), Robert Nixon, Tredyffrin Township (west part), Chester, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 104, sheet 8A, family 161, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,393.



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