Robert A. Mansfield1,2,3

ID# 15887, (1832 - 1885)
FatherRev. James Wilkerson Mansfield4 (18 Mar 1794 - 15 Oct 1853)
MotherMildred Clark4 (1796 - 1860)

Key Events:

Birth: 21 Jul 1832, Kentucky5,6
Marriage: Aurelia J. Hallick, 7 Dec 1857, Caldwell Co., Kentucky7,8
Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Dallas, Texas9
Death: 24 Sep 18855

Spouse:Aurelia J. Hallick (about Feb 1841 - 26 Feb 1901)
     Children:

  • Elenora Mansfield16,12,17 (9 Jan 1859 - 25 Oct 1928)
  • Arthur W. Mansfield1,18,12 (abt 1860 - )
  • Carrie Mansfield1,18,12 (abt 1862 - )
  • Walter Mansfield1,18,12 (abt 1864 - )
  • E. Sydney Mansfield1,18,12 (May 1865 - )
  • William Mansfield1,18,12 (abt 1868 - )
  • Jennie Mansfield1,18,12 (Dec 1869 - )
  • Minnie Mansfield1,12 (Dec 1877 - 1920)
ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Robert A. Mansfield was born on 21 Jul 1832 in Kentucky.5,6 He was probably the male age 5 to 10 listed in the household of his father, Rev. James Wilkerson Mansfield, in the 1840 Federal Census of Caldwell Co., Kentucky.10
     Robert married Aurelia J. Hallick, daughter of John Hallick and Hannah Chittenden Cobb, on 7 Dec 1857 in Caldwell Co., Kentucky.7,8
     Robert and Aurelia appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Fredonia, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, enumerated 10 Aug 1860, reporting real estate valued at $7,625 and person estate of $7,200. Their daughter Elenora was listed as living with them.2
     Robert and Aurelia appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Walnut Grove, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, enumerated 8 Aug 1870, reporting $3,000 ind real estate and $1,200 in personal estate. Their children Elenora, Arthur, Carrie, Walter, Sydney, William and Jennie were listed as living with them, as were two farm laborers, Green Baker, a 15-year-old black, and Jesse Jenkins, age 18 and white.3
     Robert received a distribution of $40 from the estate of his wife's uncle, Gideon Dyer Cobb Jr., as reported in thesettlement report for the estate, which was filed 17 Nov 1873.11
     Robert and Aurelia moved to Texas before 1880 with their family. He and Aurelia appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Dallas Co., Texas, enumerated 1 Jun 1880. Their children Elenora, Arthur, Carrie, Walter, Sydney, William, Jennie and Minnie were listed as living with them.12
     He was a farmer in Kentucky, and identified himself as a market gardener after moving to Texas.13,14,15 He was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Dallas, Texas.9
     Robert died on 24 Sep 1885 at age 53.5

Citations

  1. [S956] Armstrong, Notable Southern Families, vol I pg 81.
  2. [S858] R. A. Mansfield household, 1860 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky.
  3. [S1772] Robt. Mansfield household, 1870 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky.
  4. [S956] Armstrong, Notable Southern Families, vol I pg 79-81.
  5. [S2999] Robert A. Mansfield tombstone, Oakview Cemetery, shows date.
  6. [S858] R. A. Mansfield household, 1860 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, shows age 28 and state.
  7. [S893] "Kentucky Marriages, 1851-1900," Ancestry.com, record for R. A. Mansfield and Aurelia T. Hallick, shows date, county, and state.
  8. [S858] R. A. Mansfield household, 1860 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, shows them living apparently as husband and wife.
  9. [S2999] Robert A. Mansfield tombstone, Oakview Cemetery.
  10. [S4065] Jas W. Mansfield household, 1840 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky.
  11. [S7246] Settlements, Crittenden Co., Kentucky, 2:66-7.
  12. [S958] Robt. A. Mansfield household, 1880 U.S. Census, Dallas Co., Texas.
  13. [S858] R. A. Mansfield household, 1860 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, shows occupation as farmer.
  14. [S1772] Robt. Mansfield household, 1870 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, shows occupation as farmer.
  15. [S958] Robt. A. Mansfield household, 1880 U.S. Census, Dallas Co., Texas, shows occupation as market gardener.
  16. [S956] Armstrong, Notable Southern Families, vol I pg 81, shows name as Elnora.
  17. [S858] R. A. Mansfield household, 1860 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  18. [S1772] Robt. Mansfield household, 1870 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, shows them apparently living as parent and child.