Friday, January 26, 2007
Robert Mara Adger 1837-1910
Robert Mara Adger was born in Charleston, South Carolina in 1837. His parents were Robert Adger and Marian Morong (she has also been recorded as Maryanne and Mary). Around the age of 8 or 9, he moved with his parents to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He married Lucy, who was born in Virginia. In the 1870 census, Lucy is listed as 24 years old and they had four children: Lionea, Joseph, Octavius V. and Willie. In the 1880 census, there is no mention of Lionea but a new addition in Julian F. Henry Simmons or Leon S. Adger was born in 1881. Robert M. Adger died at the age of 73 in Philadelphia on June 6, 1910. He was buried at the Merion Cemetery on June 11.