Robert S. Strickland1

Male, #44525, (circa 1839 - 5 Dec 1901)
Father*Richard Strickland1 (c 1811 - c 1886)
Mother*Hettie Williams1 (c 1815 - bt 1844 - 1849)
Name Variation He was also known as Miles.1 
Birth*circa 1839 Robert was born at Lowndes Co., Georgia, circa 1839.2 
1840 Census1 Jun 1840 Robert was probably a free white male, under 5 years old, in Richard Strickland's household, on the 1840 Census on 1 Jun 1840 at Lowndes Co., Georgia.3 
1850 Census1 Jun 1850 Elizabeth, Julia, Martha, James, Robert, Joseph, Simeon and Joel listed as a household member living with Richard Strickland on the 1850 Census on 1 Jun 1850 at Walton Co., Florida.4 
Marriage*20 May 1858 He married Elizabeth Jane Penton at Milton, Santa Rosa Co., Florida, on 20 May 1858. Robert and Elizabeth had four known children: Rhoda Anne Strickland, Mary Ann "Nicie" Strickland, and two infants with the same initials: J. L. Strickland. One was born in 1863 and died in 1865, and the other was born in 1865 and died in 1868.1 
Civil War*between 1861 and 1865 He served in the War Between the States between 1861 and 1865

     Company I, 15th Confederate Calvary Regiment.1 
1870 Census1 Jun 1870 Elizabeth, Julia, Martha, James, Robert, Simeon and Joseph listed as a household member living with Richard Strickland on the 1870 Census at Santa Rosa Co., Florida.5 
Death of Fathercirca 1886 His father Richard Strickland died circa 1886.6,7 
Military pension* He applied for a military pension
CSA Pension Application: FL#A00961.1,8 
Death*5 Dec 1901 He died at Marianna, Jackson Co., Florida, on 5 Dec 1901
Robert had a stroke, was paralyzed, and died three hours later.1 

Family

Elizabeth Jane Penton (10 Apr 1840 - 15 Feb 1924)
Marriage*20 May 1858 He married Elizabeth Jane Penton at Milton, Santa Rosa Co., Florida, on 20 May 1858. Robert and Elizabeth had four known children: Rhoda Anne Strickland, Mary Ann "Nicie" Strickland, and two infants with the same initials: J. L. Strickland. One was born in 1863 and died in 1865, and the other was born in 1865 and died in 1868.1 
Last Edited22 Jun 2009

Citations

  1. Correspondence from Linda Andrews, 40 N. State St #2K, Salt Lake City, UT 84103-2024, e-mail address to Warren Culpepper, October 2008.
    Including Family Group Sheet for Richard (#44508) and Elizabeth Strickland, originally prepared by Caolyn Clark on 20 Jul 2007.
  2. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    3rd Division, Walton Co., FL, Img 34 @ Ancestry.com
    Richard Strickland, 38, M, Farmer, GA
    Elizabeth Strickland, 30, F, NC
    Julia Strickland, 16, F, GA
    Martha Strickland, 14, F, GA
    James Strickland, 12, M, GA
    Robert Strickland, 10, M, GA
    Joseph Strickland, 8, M, GA
    Simeon Strickland, 6, M, GA
    Joel Strickland, 3, M, FL.
  3. 1840 Federal Census, United States.
    Lowndes Co., GA, Page 249, Ancestry.com image 43 of 44 transcribed by Warren Culpepper:
    Richard Strickland, 2M0-5, 1M20-29, 2F0-5, 1F20-29, 0 slaves.
  4. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    3rd Division, Walton Co., FL, Img 34 @ Ancestry.com
    Richard Strickland, 38, M, Farmer, GA
    Elizabeth Strickland, 30, F, NC
    Julia Strickland, 16, F, GA
    Martha Strickland, 14, F, GA
    James Strickland, 12, M, GA
    Robert Strickland, 10, M, GA
    Joseph Strickland, 8, M, GA
    Simeon Strickland, 6, M, GA
    Joel Strickland, 3, M, FL.
  5. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Santa Rosa Co., FL, Img 41 @ Ancestry.com
    Richard Strickland, 60, M, Laborer, GA
    Elizabeth Strickland, 45, F, GA
    Julian Strickland, 36, F, GA
    Martha Strickland, 34, F, GA
    James Strickland, 32, M, GA
    Robert Strickland, 30, M, GA
    Simion Strickland, 26, M, GA
    Joseph Strickland, 24, M, GA
    (WLC Note: It seems highly unlikely that all these grown children were actually living with their parents at this time).
  6. E-mail written Dec 2005 to Warren L. Culpepper from Benjerman Allen Fennan, e-mail address.
    He was enumerated in the 1880 census, but in 1900 his wife Elizabeth is shown as a widow.
  7. Find a Grave (online database)
    http://www.findagrave.com
    Rhard Strickland, Inscription: Aged 75 years
    Burial: Bagdad Cemetery, Bagdad, Santa Rosa County,Florida, Plot: Section 5
    Find A Grave Memorial# 29654494.
  8. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    Militia District 1093, Webster, Georgia; Roll: 390; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 7; Image: 584.0.
    Name Age
    Arthur Hamlin 31
    Maggie Hamlin 32
    Winifred Hamlin 12
    Willie F Hamlin 11
    Julius Hamlin 8
    Gertrude Hamlin 6
    Katherine Hamlin 74.