Robert Runyen

Male 1827 - 1907  (80 years)


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  • Name Robert Runyen  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Born 15 Aug 1827  Dauphin, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Christened 29 Sep 1827  Killinger, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Sep 1907  Liberty, Clay, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Liberty, Clay, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Odd Fellows Cemetery
    Person ID I12295  Thompson-Milligan | The Thompson Branch
    Last Modified 5 Jan 2017 

    Father George Runyen,   b. 25 Jul 1785, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1871, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Relationship unknown 
    Mother Mary Young,   b. 25 Apr 1789, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1850  (Age < 60 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 27 Mar 1808  Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F818  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Ann Gibson,   b. 28 Aug 1824, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1904, Liberty, Clay, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 08 Apr 1851 
    Children 
     1. Lydia Esther Runyen,   b. 31 Mar 1853, Lawrenceburg, Dearborn, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1924, Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. John B Runyen,   b. Abt 1856, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Oct 1928  (Age ~ 72 years)  [unknown]  [natural]
     3. William G Runyen,   b. Nov 1858, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [unknown]  [natural]
     4. Fannie Belle Runyen,   b. 14 Sep 1861, Lawrenceburg, Dearborn, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1945, Moberly, Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [unknown]  [natural]
     5. Charles F Runyen,   b. 05 Dec 1863, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1943, Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [unknown]  [natural]
    Last Modified 5 Jan 2017 
    Family ID F1343  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Aug 1827 - Dauphin, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 29 Sep 1827 - Killinger, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Sep 1907 - Liberty, Clay, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Liberty, Clay, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Robert and Elizabeth Ann (Gibson) Runyen had four children :
      John, Lydia Esther, Fannie Belle and Charles F.

      The family lived in Lawrenceburg, Indiana prior to moving to Missouri.

      Robert went to the gold fields during the gold strike in 1849, but came home broke as he did not strike it rich.

      Robert belonged to the Lamar, Missouri Lodge #183.

      In 1898 Robert became blind, so he and Elizabeth entered the Odd Fellows Home at Liberty, Missouri where they lived untill their deaths.

      Elizabeth Ann passed away May 18, 1904 at the gae of 77. Robert passed away September 18, 1907 at the age of 80 at 9:45am. They are both buried in Home Cemetery of the Odd Fellows Home in Liberty, Missouri. She is in Row 8, Lot 11 and he is in Row 8 Lot 12.

  • Sources 
    1. [S37] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Name: Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;;), Database online. Central, Barton, Missouri, ED 258, roll T9_673, page 391.2000, image 0119.
      Record for Robert Runyen

    2. [S34] 1870 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2003;;), Database online. Luce, Spencer, Indiana, post office Enterprise, roll 358, page 544, image 315.
      Record for Robert Runyen

    3. [S105] Ancestry Family Trees, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.;), Ancestry Family Trees.

    4. [S120] 1870 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.Original data - 1870 U.S. census, population schedules. NARA microfilm publication M593, 1,761 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Record;), Year: 1870; Census Place: Luce, Spencer, Indiana; Roll: M593_; Page: ; Image: .
      Birth date: abt 1828
      Birth place: Pennsylvania
      Residence date: 1870
      Residence place: Luce, Spencer, Indiana, United States

    5. [S113] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited;), Year: 1880; Census Place: Central, Barton, Missouri; Roll: 673; Family History Film: 1254673; Page: 391B; Enumeration District: 258; Image: 0119.
      Birth date: abt 1827
      Birth place: Pennsylvania
      Residence date: 1880
      Residence place: Central, Barton, Missouri, United States

    6. [S112] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 18;), Year: 1900; Census Place: Liberty, Clay, Missouri; Roll: T623_849; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 24.
      Birth date: Aug 1826
      Birth place: Pennsylvania
      Residence date: 1900
      Residence place: Liberty Township (South Half), Clay, Missouri