Robert Childers was born circa 1762 in Amherst County, Virginia to Henry Childress (c1730-c1809) and Susannah Goolsby (c1730-) and died circa 1831 in Grant County, Kentucky of unspecified causes. He married Nancy Pryor (1764-1824) 27 March 1783 in Amherst County, Virginia. He married Nancy Coleman (-bef1830) 27 June 1822 in Grant County, Kentucky. Ancestors are from the United States.

To Kentucky about 1790. Member of Old Baptist Church, Dry Ridge. 1795 Deed shows purchase of land at Grassy Creek, a south fork of Licking River tributary.


Offspring of Robert Childers and Nancy Pryor (1764-1824)
Name Birth Death Joined with
William H. Childers (1784-1853)
Sarah (Sally) Childers (1786-) 1786 James J. Thomas

John P Childress (1787-1870) 3 March 1787 Amherst County, Virginia, USA 1870 Pendleton County, Kentucky, USA Catherine Ament (c1787-bef1835)

Goolsby Childers (1790-)
Joseph Childers (1792-)
Harmon Childers (1795-)
Robert Childers Jr. (1798-) 1798 USA Sarah (Sally) A. Landrum (c1798-)

Henry P. Childers (c1799-1840)
Nancy Childers (1802-1888)
James P. Childers (1805-1882)


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  Robin Patterson