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Facts and Events
Name: Robert A. TARBET Sex: M Birth: 14 MAR 1815 in Fleming Co., Kentucky Death: 8 MAR 1888 in Rush Co., Indiana Burial: Arlington Cemetery, Arlington, Rush Co., Indiana Occupation: Farmer Listed in 1840 U.S. Federal Census, Fleming Co., Kentucky. Robert A. Tarbet; 1 male aged 15-20; 1 female age 20-30.
On Apr 9, 1844 Robert A. and Mary sold her share of her father's land on the waters of Mud Lick Creek, to John T. Walker for $100.00 On Oct 17, 1844 the Walkers and Tarbets sold 120 Acres to John I. Rogers for $190.00. The land was located on Mud Lick Creek and fork. John T. Walker was the witness on Robert A.s marriage bond, dated Aug 7, 1837.
Listed in 1850 U.S. Federal Census, Fleming Co., Kentucky,District No. 1, 11 September 1850, dwelling 800, family 829. Tarbet, Robert, 35, Farmer, b. KY; Mary, 35, b. KY; John, 9, b.KY; James, 7, b. KY; Amanda E., 2, b. KY.
On Jan 1, 1868 Robert A sold 1/2 interest in 328 1/2 Acres to Thomas Jones of Flemming Co., KY for $600.00. this property was on the waters of Flemming Creek, and had been originally purchased in Dec. of 1853 They moved to Rushville, Rush Co., Indiana, where Robert continued to farm until his retirement.
Listed in 1860 U.S. Federal Census, Rush Co., Indiana, Posey Twp, June 1860, Beech Grove P.O., dwelling/family 161. Tarbet, Robt, 42, Farmer; Mary, 36; John, 20; James, 16; Amanda, 7; allb. Ind.
Listed in 1870 U.S. Federal Census, Rush Co., Indiana, Posey Twp, Page 36, 27 Aug 1870, Beech Grove P.O., dwelling 247,family 253. Tarbet, Robert A., 55, Farmer, b. KY; Mary, 57,keeping house, b. KY; James B., 27, Farm Laborer.
Listed in 1880 U.S. Federal Census, Rush Co., Indiana, Posey Twp, ED 82, Page 38, 21 June 1880, dwelling 319, family 325. Living with his youngest daughter Amanda. Baitz, Henry F., 40, married, Farmer, b. IN, parents b. NC & OH; Amanda E., 30, wife, married, keeping house, b. KY, parents b. KY; John F., 12, son, single, b. IN, parents b. IN & KY; RansomR., 8, son, single, b. IN, parents b. IN & KY; Ida P., 1, daughter, single, b. IN, parents b. IN & KY; Tarbett, Robert, 65, father in law, married, Laborer, b. KY, parents b. VA; Tarbett, Mary, 67, mother in law, married, b. KY, parents b. MO.
Marriage 1 Mary JONES b: 4 MAR 1813 in Kentucky Married: 7 AUG 1837 Mary died Dec 31, 1883 and is buried in Arlington Cemetery, Arlington, Indiana.
Children John Walker TARBET b: 16 OCT 1840 in Fleming Co., Kentucky James B. TARBET b: 25 NOV 1842 in Fleming Co., Kentucky Amanda E.M. TARBET b: 7 APR 1850 in Fleming Co., Kentucky
Robert A. Tarbet Died Mar 8, 1888