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Robert Ward Custard, Sr
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Birth: 1799
Dauphin County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Feb. 20, 1847
Crawford County
Pennsylvania, USA

Robert Ward Custard aka Robert Ward Curstead was born 1799 in Middle Paxton Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania and died 20 Feb 1847 in Mead Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania. Robert married Lydia O. Seitler aka Lydia O. Sitler on December 3, 1826 in Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA. After the 1830 U.S. Federal Census Robert changed his surname to Custard. It was originally Curstead. Robert was reinterred at Greendale Cemetery on July 27, 1867. I do not know where he was originally buried. He was a Dairy Farmer and President of the Union Temperance Society of Mead Township. Robert and Lydia's children are Amos Jefferson Custard, Mary Catherine Miller, Robert Wade Custard, Sarah Salome Geelan, Francis Granger Custard, George Washington Custard and Adaline Jane Haas.. Robert was the guardian of Joseph James Curstead aka Joseph James Custard aka Joseph James Custead the son of his brother James Curstead. 
 
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 Parents:
  Daniel Curstead (1747 - 1839)
  Mary Ward Curstead (____ - 1830)
 
 Spouse:
  Lydia O. Seitler Custard (1809 - 1885)
 
 Children:
  Amos Jefferson Custard (1827 - 1865)*
  Mary Catherine Custard Miller (1829 - 1872)*
  Robert Ward Custard (1831 - 1860)*
  Francis Granger Custard (1836 - 1861)*
  George Washington Custard (1838 - 1906)*
  Adaline Jane Custard Haas (1842 - 1925)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Curstead (1787 - 1787)*
  William Ward Cu(r)stead (1788 - 1862)*
  John Cu(r)stead (1790 - 1872)*
  Daniel Custead (1796 - 1880)*
  Robert Ward Custard (1799 - 1847)
  James Curstead (1800 - 1831)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Robert's obituary can be found in the Crawford Democrat February 23, 1847 issue.
 
Burial:
Greendale Cemetery
Meadville
Crawford County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section 4 Lot 139
 
Maintained by: Douglas Custard
Originally Created by: Jerry
Record added: Sep 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58944887
Robert Ward Custard, Sr
Added by: Douglas Custard
 
Robert Ward Custard, Sr
Added by: Douglas Custard
 
Robert Ward Custard, Sr
Added by: Douglas Custard
 
 
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