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Robert James Pembroke McCants

Male 1812 - 1849  (36 years)


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  • Name Robert James Pembroke McCants  [1
    Born 13 Oct 1812  South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Sep 1849  Chambers County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Moses Wheat Cemetery, Lee County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • The biographical information below was copied from the FindAGrave memorial created by J. Lowery, and maintained by "Churchwell":

      ROBERT JAMES PEMBROKE McCANTS born October 13, 1812 in South Carolina where he migrated from to Chambers County, Alabama, shortly before 1840 when he was listed in the census as "McCats". He was a physician and prosperous landowner. He was shot dead on Sep. 21, 1849 by his servant, John. It is said that John was paid to do the deed by a rival physician. Dr. McCants was married to Caroline Elizabeth Allen, both are buried in a fenced area at the rear of the Moses Wheat Cemetery.
    Person ID I39845  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 7 Feb 2014 

    Family Caroline Elizabeth Allen,   b. 22 Mar 1816, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1890  (Age 74 years) 
    Married Y  [2
    Children 
     1. Allen G. McCants,   b. Abt 1836, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Victoria J. McCants,   b. Abt 1838, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Amanda L. McCants,   b. Abt 1840, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Louise R. McCants,   b. Abt 1843, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. John J. McCants,   b. Abt 1844, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Robert George Alexander Nathaniel McCants,   b. Abt 1850, Chambers County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 6 Feb 2014 
    Family ID F12073  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Oct 1812 - South Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Sep 1849 - Chambers County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S873] Find A Grave [database online]; http://www.findagrave.com/, (Thousands of contributors submit new listings, updates, corrections, photographs and virtual flowers every hour to the FIND A GRAVE website. When it comes to administrating, building and maintaining the site, Find A Grave is largely operated by its founder, Jim Tipton.), # 47959120 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S1328] 1835 Census of Texas, # 47959120 (Reliability: 3).