Dr. Robert Sidney WITHERSPOON

HAIRSTON.org ID#4572, b. 27 August 1823, d. 12 January 1894
Father*Dr. John Ramsey WITHERSPOON1 b. 17 Mar 1774, d. 9 May 1852
Mother*Sophia GRAHAM1
Birth*Dr. Robert Sidney WITHERSPOON was born on 27 August 1823 in Lexington, Kentucky.2,3,1 
He was the son of Dr. John Ramsey WITHERSPOON and Sophia GRAHAM.1 
Marriage*Dr. Robert Sidney WITHERSPOON married Mary A. TORRANCE on 22 June 1853 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.4,5
Census 1860*Dr. Robert Sidney WITHERSPOON was on 24 July 1860 in Crawfordsville, Lowndes County, Mississippi, listed as a 37 year old physician living next to Harden Hairston.2

 
Census 1880*He appeared on the census of 3 June 1880 in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, Kentucky.6

 
Death*He died on 12 January 1894 at age 70.3 
Burial*He was buried in Gallatin City Cemetery, Sumner County, Tennessee;


Photo: Find A Grave by BBrown.3 

Family

Mary A. TORRANCE b. 22 Feb 1830, d. 3 Jan 1898
Children

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S3468] Wardlaw, Joseph G., Genealogy of the Witherspoon Fa,ily: with some account of other familes with which it is connected, Yorkville, SC, 1910. https://hdl.handle.net/2027/wu.89064419161, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  2. [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  3. [S48] Find A Grave Website with Photo - only listings with photos of grave markers that are contemporary to the deceased individuals death are acceptable for genealogical proof.
  4. [S3] Baird, Rev. E. T.; Historical Sketch of the Bethel Presbyterian Church, Lowndes County, Miss Prepared for the Semi-Centennial Celebration, June 21, 1884 - Columbus, Mississippi - 1885.
  5. [S176] North Carolina, Marriage Index, 1741-2011 - Provo, Utah, Ancestry.com.
  6. [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  7. [S1] Bethel Presbyterian Church Records, Lowndes County, Mississippi.
Last Edited23 Nov 2021