Person:Robert Draughon (1)

Robert Draughon
b.Abt 1787
  1. Robert DraughonAbt 1787 - 1841
  2. William Draughon
  3. Mariah Draughon - Aft 1826
  4. Abijah Draughon - Aft 1826
  5. Sarah Draughon - Aft 1826
  6. Elizabeth Draughon - Aft 1826
  7. Louisa Draughon - Aft 1826
  8. Susannah Draughon - Bef 1826
m. 9 Feb 1808
  1. Shepherd Brown Draughon1810 - 1870
  2. Emeline DraughonAbt 1811 -
  3. Amanda DraughonAbt 1813 -
  4. Epsey DraughonAbt 1816 -
  5. Margaret Draughon
  6. Rufus Abiel Draughon1818 -
  7. Robert H. DraughonAbt 1825 -
  8. Pamela Draughon
  9. Malvina DraughonAbt 1832 -
Facts and Events
Name Robert Draughon
Gender Male
Birth[2][3] Abt 1787
Marriage 9 Feb 1808 Wilkinson, Mississippi, United Statesto Susannah McKie
Death[1] 27 Sep 1841 East Feliciana, Louisiana, United States
  1. Succession File #1977, in East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana Successions.

    East Feliciana Parish...petition of Rufus A. Draughon of said Parish respectfully represents that Robert Draughon late of said Parish died on the 27th day of September in the year 1841 in said Parish leaving real and personal property and slaves, and also a widow Susannah Draughon...and the following children...Shepherd B. Draughon, Emiline the wife of Reuben W. Patrick, Amanda wife of Isam Jackson, Epsey wife of Lewis Davis, Margaret Draughon and your petitioner also the following children minors, viz. Robert, Pamela and Malvina, all of said heirs, excepting said Shepherd who resides in the Parish of St Helena, residing in said Parish of East Feliciana. Petitioner prays for inventory.

    14 Dec 1842, inventory on the estate of Robert Draughon decd., totalling $3898.53; Individuals mentioned in the inventory, notes & accounts due, etc., include Thos. McKie, Levi Curtis, J.A. Courtney, S.B. Draughon, Robt. Neyland, James Brown, R. Cross, David Badgett, Wm. Lewis, Eden D. Garrett, James H. Shropshire, Giles McKie, Francis Finch, estate of Kendrick, Evan White, John Moffitt. Signed by Susannah (x) Draughon

    12 Dec 1843, "Rufus Abiel Draughon" bond to administer estate of Robert Draughon, decd., with James H. Shropshire security.

    27 Dec 1843, Susannah Draughon appointed tutress to Robert H., Pamela & Malvina Draughon, minors of Robert Draughon, decd.

    5 Feb 1844, sale of the estate of Robert Draughon; 160 acres, the place on which Robert Draughon resided at his decease, bounded N and W by James H. Shropshire, also negroes George and Diana, bought by Rufus A. Draughon and Susannah (x) Draughon; others buyers included H. M. McClure, T. Rogers, J. H. Shropshire, Uriah Youngblood, Lewis Martin, J. Jackson, M. Bowman, H. McKie, J. Jackson, R. H. Draughon.

    6 Dec 1850, Reuben W. Patrick granted letter of tutorship to Malvina Draughon minor child of Robert and Susannah Draughon, both deceased.

  2. 1830 Census, East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, in United States. 1830 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M19).
  3. BLWt 50-40-17345, Records of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Record Group 15, National Archives Building, Washington, DC, in Bounty Land Warrants.

    6 Dec 1850, E Feliciana Par., LA, Reuben W. Patrick, tutor to Malvina Draughon, deposed that Robert Draughon decd. was a Second Lieutenant in the company commanded by Capt David DeArmond of LA Militia in the War of 1812, was a volunteer in "Feliciana Parish" and rendezvoused on or about 25 Dec 1814 and continued in service until peace was proclaimed and he was discharged at New Orleans 10 March 1815. He has been appointed tutor to said Robert Draughon's only surviving minor child Malvina, that said Robert died on or about 18 Sept 1842 [sic], that he has no surviving widow, and that said minor is now aged 19 years. He applies for bounty land entitled under the act of 28 Sept 1850.

  4.   Tombstone photo, memorial.