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Robert Fleming CULBERT

Robert Fleming CULBERT

Male 1844 - 1919  (75 years)

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  • Name Robert Fleming CULBERT  [1
    Birth 2 Dec 1844  Nether Providence Twp., Delaware County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Born 3 Dec 1844  Nether Providence Twp., Delaware County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Chester Twp., Delaware County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Education 1850  [6
    Attended school during past year 
    Census 1860  Chester Twp., Delaware County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 1870  Village Green, Chester Twp., Delaware County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Census 1880  Chester Twp., Delaware County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation 1880  [9
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1880-1882  Chester Twp., Delaware County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Managed the Culbert family farm until his mother died in 1882. The farm was then sold and the family moved to Philadelphia. 
    Migration Abt. 1883 
    Politics Aug 1886  Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Census 1900  Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Occupation 1890-1901  523 Susquehanna Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14, 15
    milk sales 
    Residence 1910-1915  636 West Allegheny Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. 19133 Find all individuals with events at this location  [16, 17
    Cause of Death 12 Dec 1919  3942 North 7th Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. 19140 Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Capillary bronchitis 
    Died 12 Dec 1919  3942 North 7th Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. 19140 Find all individuals with events at this location  [18, 19, 20
    • 1919 Death Certificate
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      Robert F. Culbert, of 3942 N. 7th, Ward 43, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
      Widower
      Occupation: retired farmer
      Born Dec. 3, 1833, Brook Haven, Delaware County, Pennsylvania
      Father: Moses Culbert, born Ireland
      Mother: Jane Fleming, born Pennsylvania
      Died Dec. 12, 1919, 9:05pm, of capillary bronchitis
      Age 75 years, 9 days
      Buried: West Laurel Hill Cemetery, [Philadelphia, PA], Dec 15, 1919
      Undertaker: Martin Evoy & Son, 2809 Diamond [Philadelphia, PA]
      Attended by F.M. Coyne, M.D. from Nov 6, 1919
      Address: 516 Luzerne St. [Philadelphia, PA]
      Informant: William E. Culbert, West Collingswood, NJ
    Buried 15 Dec 1919  West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 21
    Person ID I00201  Culbert | Branch: A Culbert family (I06526), near Letterkenny, Donegal, IRE, c. 1800. Two sons migrated to Wilimington, DE & Delaware Co.
    Last Modified 12 May 2017 

    DNA Tests  Y-DNA-59397 Living
    Y-DNA-51265 Living (22 Mar 2006)

    Father Moses CULBERT,   b. 30 Jul 1804, Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1860, Chester Twp., Delaware County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Jane FLEMING,   b. 25 Nov 1815, Ridley Twp., Delaware County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1882, Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F00078  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Matilda B. VAN HORN,   b. 17 Oct 1843, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1914, 636 West Allegheny Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. 19133 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 15 Jun 1875  Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [22, 23, 24, 25
    Children 
     1. Joseph Warren CULBERT,   b. 17 May 1876, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1934  (Age 57 years)  [Birth]
     2. Walter V. CULBERT,   b. 31 Oct 1877, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1878, Prob. Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +3. William Eves CULBERT, Sr.,   b. 31 Dec 1879, Brookhaven Borough, Chester Twp., Delaware County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1948, 1205 Grant Avenue, Collingswood, Camden County, New Jersey, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [Birth]
    +4. Gertrude V. CULBERT,   b. 29 Oct 1881, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1955  (Age 73 years)
    Marriage Records 2 marriage records
    Last Modified 11 May 2017 
    Family ID F00042  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 2 Dec 1844 - Nether Providence Twp., Delaware County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Dec 1844 - Nether Providence Twp., Delaware County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - Chester Twp., Delaware County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1860 - Chester Twp., Delaware County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Village Green, Chester Twp., Delaware County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Jun 1875 - Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Chester Twp., Delaware County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Managed the Culbert family farm until his mother died in 1882. The farm was then sold and the family moved to Philadelphia. - 1880-1882 - Chester Twp., Delaware County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPolitics - Democratic delegate from North Chester Borough to Delaware County Convention - Aug 1886 - Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Ward 19 - 1900 - Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - milk sales - 1890-1901 - 523 Susquehanna Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Ward 43 - 1910-1915 - 636 West Allegheny Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. 19133 Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCause of Death - Capillary bronchitis - 12 Dec 1919 - 3942 North 7th Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. 19140 Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Dec 1919 - 3942 North 7th Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. 19140 Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 15 Dec 1919 - West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents 2 documents

    Headstones
    Robert Fleming Culbert Family Gravestone
    Robert Fleming Culbert Family Gravestone
    Plot: Lot 1032, Rockland Section

    Birth Records
    Robert Fleming Culbert Family Bible, Births, p. 2
    Robert Fleming Culbert Family Bible, Births, p. 2

    Death Records 2 death records

  • Notes 
    • Robert not found in 1870 Census. He probably lived with his mother in Delaware County, PA.


  • Sources 
    1. [S744] Culbert, Moses, Family Bible Record, Family Record, Births, Bet. 1847-1853.
      See birth record and image

    2. [S744] Culbert, Moses, Family Bible Record, Family Record, Births.
      Robert Fleming Culbert [Born] Tuesday[sic - Monday] Decbr 2d 1844

    3. [S703] Culbert, J. Warren, Bible Record, Family Record, Births.
      Robert F. Culbert was born Dec 3, 1844

    4. [S00467] Culbert, Robert Fleming, Family Bible Record, Births.
      Robert F. Culbert born 3 Dec 1844

    5. [S853] Death Certificate, Robert F. Culbert, Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, No. 116185, 15 Dec 1919.

    6. [S00029] 1850 United States Federal Census, Microfilm Series M432., Roll 776, p. 80, d/f49, Chester Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, Moses Culbert household, 13 Aug 1850.
      See 1850 census notes

    7. [S100] 1860 United States Federal Census, Microfilm Series M653., p. 86, Chester Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, Moses Culbert household, 6 Jun 1860.
      See 1860 census notes

    8. [S105] 1870 United States Federal Census, Microfilm Series M593 & T132 (Minnesota)., Dist. 198, Chester Twp., Delaware County, Pennsylvania, P.O. Village Green, p. 32, d241/f228, Hannah Flemming household, 4 Aug 1870.
      See 1870 census notes

    9. [S111] 1880 United States Federal Census, Microfilm Series T9., Roll 1126, p. 239A, Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, Jane Culbert household, 1880.
      See 1880 census notes

    10. [S706] Culbert, James Hale, Personal (I00121), 11 May 2017.

    11. [S546] Chester Times, p. 3, col. 2, In Convention, 20 Aug 1886.
      List of Delegates to Democratic County Convention...from North Chester Borough - Robert F. Culbert

    12. [S136] 1900 United States Federal Census, Microfilm Series T623., Sheet 6B, f117, E.D. 389, Ward 19, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, Robert F. Culbert household, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M375-52H: accessed 20 Sep 2012, FHL microfilm 1241460, 1900.
      See Notes

    13. [S2000] Philadelphia City Directory 1, p. 437, 1890.
      Culbert Robert F., milk, 523 Susq'ana av

    14. [S2000] Philadelphia City Directory 1, p. 500, 1900.
      Culbert, Robert F., milk, 523 Susquehanna

    15. [S2000] Philadelphia City Directory 1, p. 558, 1901.
      Culbert Robt, milk, 523 Susq'ana av

    16. [S2000] Philadelphia City Directory 1, p. 470, 1910.
      Culbert Robt F h 636 Allegheny av [with sons J. Warren and William E.]

    17. [S2000] Philadelphia City Directory 1, p. 461, 1915.
      Culbert Robt F h 636 Allegheny av [with sons J. Warren and William E.]

    18. [S703] Culbert, J. Warren, Bible Record, Family Record, Deaths.
      Robert F. Culbert December 12, 1919 age 75 and 9 days

    19. [S00467] Culbert, Robert Fleming, Family Bible Record, Deaths.
      Robert F. Culbert died 12 Dec 1919

    20. [S853] Death Certificate, Robert F. Culbert, Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, No. 116185, 15 Dec 1919.
      See image

    21. [S01536] West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Lot 1032, Rockland Section, 15 Dec 1919.

    22. [S703] Culbert, J. Warren, Bible Record, Family Record, Marriages.
      Robert F. Culbert and Tillie B. Vanhorn were married June 15, 1875

    23. [S00467] Culbert, Robert Fleming, Family Bible Record, Marriage Certificate, 15 Jun 1875.
      See image

    24. [S01143] Philadelphia Marriage Returns, 1860-1885, Marriage of Robert F. Culbert & Tillie B. Van Horn, 1875.
      FHL Film No. 1769061

    25. [S1595] Marriage Certificate, Robert F. Culbert and Tillie B. Vanhorn, 15 Jun 1875.
      See image