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 Robert Bob Stover

Robert "Bob" Stover

Birth
Elizabethton, Carter County, Tennessee, USA
Death 15 Aug 1924 (aged 78)
Elizabethton, Carter County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Elizabethton, Carter County, Tennessee, USA
Plot Unmarked Grave--Verified by Burial Records.
Memorial ID 115334965 · View Source
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Former slave Robert Stover filed his Confederate pension record under former owner, Samuel Murray Stover, who was a "Confederate Citizen"; Samuel being a commissary officer who worked with quartermasters to supply the Confederate cavalry with necessities. Robert was with Samuel in March of 1865 at Fall Branch, TN, when they were captured and returned to Elizabethton. Robert served the Confederate cavalry as a teamster. They were returning from Virginia when captured. Robert Stover's Pension Application was filed as C-91, filed with the papers of Samuel. Robert did not live long enough to draw his pension, dying on August 15, 1924. He is buried in Drake (Stover, Fitzsimmons)Cemetery, off Hwy 91 near Fitzsimmons Road. His marriage to Lettitia Carter in Carter County, TN is recorded as May 28,1870.


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  • Created by: Bill Hicks
  • Added: 12 Aug 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 115334965
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert "Bob" Stover (12 Jan 1846–15 Aug 1924), Find A Grave Memorial no. 115334965, citing Fitzsimmons Cemetery, Elizabethton, Carter County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Bill Hicks (contributor 47492154) .