Friday, January 26, 2007

Robert Adger 1813-1896

Robert Adger was born a slave in 1813 in Charleston, South Carolina. He married Mary Ann Morong who has also been recorded as Marian, Mary or Maryanne. Robert and Mary Ann moved to Philadelphia around 1848. In the 1850 census, they have 9 children listed ranging in age from 13 to 5 months. They are: Mary, Robert, James, Elizabeth, Sarah, Daniel, Joseph, Hannah and C. Samuel. In 1870, new arrivals are Anna P., Harriett, William and John. Robert Adger died in 1896. His last known residence was 835 South Street, Philadelphia Pennsylvania.

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