Robert "Bob" Stover of Elizabethton, Carter, Tennessee
ROBERT "BOB" STOVER
|Robert Stover Ceremony--June 7, 2014|
Jan. 12, 1846
|Death:||Aug. 15, 1924|
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. A ceremony was sponsored by the Lt. Robert J. Tipton Camp #2083 of Elizabethton, TN on June 7, 2014. Present were descendants of Robert Stover and HK Edgerton.
Fitzsimmons CemeteryElizabethtonCarter CountyTennessee, USAPlot: Unmarked Grave--Verified by Burial Records.