Robert Neely Provine

Robert Neely Provine

Yalobusha County, Mississippi, USA
Death 11 Dec 1929 (aged 89)
Calhoun County, Mississippi, USA
Burial Big Creek, Calhoun County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 142216794 · View Source
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ROBERT NEELY PROVINE is a son of Samuel Findley and Elizabeth Bachelor (Creekmore) Provine. He was born 28 March 1840 in Coles Creek, Yalobusha, Mississippi. He married Nancy C. Goyen 1 December 1959 in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi. She was born March 25, 1840 in Starkville, Oktibbeha County, Mississippi. Robert died 11 December 1929. Nancy died 22 Nov 1922. Both died in Coles Creek and are buried in Shiloh Cemetery, Coles Creek, Calhoun County, Mississippi.

U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865
Name: Robert Neely Provine
Residence: Mississippi
Age at Enlistment: 22
Enlistment Date: 11 Apr 1862
Rank at enlistment: 1st Lieutenant
State Served: Mississippi
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Commissioned an officer in Company F, Mississippi 29th Infantry Regiment on 11 Apr 1862.Promoted to Full Captain.
Birth Date: 17 Mar 1840
Death Date: 11 Dec 1929
Death Place: Cole's Creek, Calhoun County, Mississippi *
Sources: Index to Compiled Confederate Military Service Records Confederate Veteran Magazine.

1900 United States Federal Census
Name: R N Provine
Age: 60
Birth Date: Mar 1840
Birthplace: Mississippi
Home in 1900: Beat 4, Calhoun, Mississippi
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Maurine Provine
Father's Birthplace: Mississippi
Mother's Birthplace: Mississippi
Household Members:
R N Provine 60
Maurine Provine 60
Oscar Provine 23
May Provine 21
Elvira Aven 69 [Sister-In-Law]
Ben Mccluscy 30
Frieda Romer 32
George Doler 20
Corse Green 12
R L Schultz 32
Leonora Schultz 11

* "Cole's Creek was settled by Samuel F. Provine in 1838. R. N. Provine established the first store in 1868. The school known as Cole's Creek Academy was founded by B. N. Provine."


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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Neely Provine (29 Mar 1840–11 Dec 1929), Find a Grave Memorial no. 142216794, citing Shiloh Cemetery, Big Creek, Calhoun County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Frances Donnelly (contributor 47111837) .