Excerpt from The History of Summers Co., WV: The ancient family of Withrow is connected with the first settlement of the Green Sulfur and Lick Creek regions. Robert Withrow, the founder of the family, was born near Yorktown, in Virginia (or Pennsylvania) and was a boy at the time of the fight of Yorktown and the surrender of Cornwallis, which terminated the revolutionary war of '76. He related his recollections of that famous battle, hearing the cannons booming and seeing the marching of the French and English and American soldiers. His father's name was William Withrow, an immigrant from Scotland, and was of Scotch-Irish-Welsh descent. The family has more or less always been noted for the contrariness of the various members, which is attributed to this mixture of ancient blood.
as an illiterate 79-year-old farmer with $500 in real property living with his illiterate wife, Jane.
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|1850 Census Image for Robert Withrow|
Name: Robert Withrow Age: 79 Birth Year: abt 1771 Birthplace: Sa Home in 1850: District 18, Greenbrier, Virginia, USA Gender: Male Family Number: 914 Household Members: Name Age Robert Withrow 79 Jane Withrow 79.
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