William Lee
(Abt 1806-)
Mary
(Abt 1806-)
Robert Scholes
(1837-1878)
Ann Lee
(1829-1886)
Robert Scholes
(1862-1931)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Margaret Rephahn

Robert Scholes 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 23 Jan 1862, , , , ENG 1 2 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Margaret Rephahn on 29 Dec 1890 in Mahanoy Twp., Schuylkill, PA 1
  • Died: 22 Dec 1931, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 69 3 5
  • Buried: 26 Dec 1931, Mahanoy City: German Protestant Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 3 4 6

   FamilySearch ID: LD7Z-CQK.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1880 in Mahanoy City, Schuylkill, PA. 2 The 1880 census recorded Ann Scholes, widow, 50, living with her sons with Horrox surname: William Horrox, coal miner, 29; James Horrox, coal miner, 26; Alfred Horrox, works in mine, 13; and Thomas Horrox, at school, 11. Also with them are Ann's sons with the Scholes surname: Robert Scholes, 18; John Scholes, 12. Since the ages overlap, it's unclear if some were born out of wedlock? Everyone was born in England, except John in Maryland, and Alfred and Thomas in Pennsylvania. The Horrox father and Scholes father and Ann were born in England.

2. Occupation: laborer on 10 Dec 1890 in Mahanoy Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 1

3. Census in 1900 in Saint Nicholas, Schuylkill, PA. 7 The 1900 census recorded Robert Scolds [sic, as written by census taker], coal laborer, 37, born Jan 1863, living with wife Margaret, 30, Mar 1869; son Peter, 5, Jun 1894; and daughter Matilda, 2, June 1898. Robert and his parents were born in England. He immigrated in 1865 and became a U.S. citizen. Margaret and her mother were born in Pennsylvania and her father in Germany. The children and their mother were born in Pennsylvania, their father in England. Robert and Margaret were married for 9 years and she had birthed 2 children by 1900, both alive.

4. Cause of Death: stomach cancer, 22 Dec 1931, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 4

5. Occupation: retired miner on 22 Dec 1931 in Mahanoy City, Schuylkill, PA. 4

6. Residence: 2126 Sauger St., Philadelphia, PA on 22 Dec 1931 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 4

7. Newspaper: Times-Leader: Minister's Father Dead. Robert Scholes, father of Rev. P. R. Scholes, pastor of Primitive Methodist Church, died Tuesday afternoon at his home in Philadelphia. The funeral took place this afternoon from his home in Mahanoy City., 26 Dec 1931, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, PA. 5


Robert married Margaret Rephahn on 29 Dec 1890 in Mahanoy Twp., Schuylkill, PA.1 (Margaret Rephahn was born on 21 Sep 1870 in Mahanoy Twp., Schuylkill, PA,1 died on 1 Aug 1942 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 8 9 10 and was buried on 4 Aug 1942 in Mahanoy City: German Protestant Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 8 10.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VFWH-2K1 Robert Scholes and Margarett Rephorn, 29 Dec 1890; citing Marriage, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania.

2 1880 United States Census, (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MWVW-RYH James Horrox in entry for Ann Scholes, 1880.

3 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/218917118.

4 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Robert Scholes, b. 23 Jan 1862 England, d. 22 Dec 1931 Philadelphia, father Robert Scholes, mother don't know, informant John R. Scholes.

5 Wilkes-Barre Times (Wilkes-Barre, PA) (Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania.), 26 Dec 1931, page 13.

6 John Ambrosia, Cemetery Sexton, "Burial Records for the German Protestant Cemetery Mahanoy Township, PA" (http://usgwarchives.net/pa/schuylkill/germanprotcem.htm), Robert Scholes, 1931.

7 1900 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M34Q-3HC Robert Scolds, 1900.

8 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/218917572.

9 Pottsville Republican (Pottsville, PA), 3 Aug 1942, page 10. Obituary of Mrs. Robert Scholes.

10 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 68831, Margaret Scholes, b. 10 May 1880 in Mahanoy City, d. 1 Aug 1942, Philadelphia. Father Peter Rebhahn, mother Margaret ?, informant John Scholes.



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