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Re: Robert Lilly

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your family is very closely related to mine. I am realated to Robert Lilly 1776,James Lilly 1825 who married virginia ferrell, James lilly 1862 who married lula florence crum than my great grandpa was Wallace John Lilly 1889

I am stilltrying to find the parents Robert Lilly and Mary frances moody lived from 1696-1810 and 1696-1807 anyways I have a little info on Robert Lilly 1776

"Robert Lilly, of Fluvanna County, came to Montgomery while a boy, and married Miss Bridget Conley, a sister of Garland Conley, heretofore mentioned as a son-in-law of Henry Farley. In 1800 he purchased of William Ward ne [one?] of his surveys in the lower end of this county, and settled on it at or near the place where Andy Fowler now lives, near Chapmanville, in 1801. It is said that an Indian chief accompanied him from his old home in Montgomery to his new home in Logan and remained with him for some time. Lilly was the father of twelve children, six sons and six daughters. Of his sons, Thomas went wouth when a boy; Robert married married a daughter of Garland Conley; William was never married; John married a daughter of John Adkins of Kanawha and move to that county; James married a daughter of James Ferrell, and settled near the mouth of Big Creek; and Edward Bailey, who is still living, married Susan Butcher, a daughter of Joshua Butcher. Of his daughters, Elizabeth married William Thompson; Sarah married Garland B. Conley; Polly married Patton Thompson; Fannie married Simeon Payne of Cabell County; Dolly married Joseph Myer, and moved to Missouri; and Nancy died unmarried."

This is from
History of Logan County, W.Va.
by Henry Clay Ragland 1896

I can't find Robert Lilly's parents. Robert Lilly died after 1860. He was living in Logan county, West Virginia in 1860 according to the census. People say he is the son of Robert Lilly born in 1696-1810 but that is not true. According to History of Summers County, pub. 1906 by James H. Miller. Robert Lilly 1696 had 4 sons Thomas, Edmond, Robert and William. The Robert was born in 1720-1828. "Robert Lilly, one of these sons, died on Guyan River about the year 1828, at the age of 108 years" The book list all of The Original Robert sons children except Robert. So Robert Lilly 1776 might be one of his sons but according to a document I seen he refered to himself as Robert Sr. he had a son Robert jr. I can't find that document. If he refered to himself has a Sr. I don't think his Father was Robert Lilly but I am not sure.

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