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Robert PAYNE

Birthdate: (63)
Birthplace: Cherokee, TX, United States
Death: May 28, 1934 (63)
J.P Precinct 5, Tyler, Smith, TX, United States ((Nephritis?))
Place of Burial: Erwin Cemetery
Immediate Family:

Son of Sylvestor PAYNE and Julia ERWIN
Husband of Alice PAYNE
Father of Mary PAYNE and Myrtle PAYNE
Brother of Alice PAYNE; Jennie PAYNE and Bud PAYNE
Half brother of Rena ERWIN; Julia ERWIN; Lucius ERWIN, Sr.; Fannie WALKER; Nathaniel ERWIN and 2 others

Occupation: Farming
Managed by: Private User
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Immediate Family

About Robert PAYNE

United States Census, 1870 for Robert Payne

Name: Robert Payne Estimated Birth Year: 1870 Gender: Male Age in 1870: 8m Color (white, black, mulatto, chinese, Indian): Mulatto Birthplace: Texas Home in 1870: Texas, United States

 Household Gender Age 
Charles T Polk  M 51y (Caucasian Family, Head of Household, Owned Farm)
Mary E Polk  F 40y 
Thomas H Polk  M 20y 
James A Polk  M 19y 
James F Mcwaters  M 20y (Caucasian Family)
Mary L Mcwaters  F 16y 
Sylvia Payne  F 50y (Grandmother)
Julia Payne  F 25y (Mother)
Alice Payne  F 15y (Aunt or Sister)
Jennie Payne  F 8y (Sister)
Calbert Payne  M 4y (Brother, I believe is Bud Payne)
  Robert Payne  M 8m (Self)


  • Note: The Payne family worked on the Polk's Family Farm in 1870. I am unsure if Alice is Robert's aunt, or sister. We will have to speak with our family in Tyler to clear this up.

Toni Russell-Barna, April 2, 2011 10:02 A.M. _____________________________________________________________

United States Census, 1880 for Robert Payne

Name: Robert Payne Residence: Precinct 6, Smith, Texas Birthdate: 1870 Birthplace: Texas, United States Relationship to Head: Step Son Spouse's Name: Spouse's Birthplace: Father's Name: Father's Birthplace: Mother's Name: Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee, United States Race or Color (Expanded): Black Ethnicity (Standardized): American Gender: Male Martial Status: Single Age (Expanded): 10 years Occupation: Works On Farm NARA Film Number: T9-1326 Page: 241 Page Character: D Entry Number: 292 Film number: 1255326

 Household Gender Age 

Parent Jim Erwin M 35 Parent Julia Erwin F 35

Turner Erwin  M 11 
Rena Erwin  F 2 
Lucius Erwin  M 3M 
Jennie Payne  F 18 
Bud Payne  M 14 
  Robert Payne  M 10 
John Payne  M 7 
Fannie Payne  F 4 
Sylva Payne  F 55 


U.S. Census 1890, Burned in Government Building _____________________________________________________________

United States Census, 1900 for Robert Payne

Name: Robert Payne Titles: Residence: Justice Precinct 4 (voting precinct 8), Smith, Texas Birth Date: Oct 1872 Birthplace: Texas Relationship to Head-of-Household: Self Spouse Name: Eva Payne Spouse Titles: Spouse Birth Place: Texas Father Name: Father Titles: Father Birthplace: Texas Mother Name: Mother Titles: Mother Birthplace: Tennessee Race or Color (expanded): Black Head-of-household Name: Gender: Male Marital Status: Married Years Married: 7 Estimated Marriage Year: 1893 Mother How Many Children: Number Living Children: Immigration Year: Enumeration District: 0106 Sheet Number and Letter: 7B Household ID: 119 Reference Number: 65 GSU Film Number: 1241670 Image Number: 00102

 Household Gender Age 
  Robert Payne  M  

Spouse Eva Payne F Child Myrtle Payne F _____________________________________________________________

United States Census, 1910 for Robert Payne

Name: Robert Payne Birthplace: Texas Relationship to Head of Household: Self Residence: Mount Sylvan, Smith, Texas Marital Status: Married Race : Mulatto Gender: Male Immigration Year: Father's Birthplace: Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee Family Number: 221 Page Number: 15

 Household Gender Age 
  Robert Payne  M 32y 

Spouse Alice Payne F 39y Child Murry Payne F 14y (error-Mary Payne) _____________________________________________________________

United States Census, 1920 for Robert Payne

Name: Robert Payne Residence: , Smith, Texas Estimated Birth Year: 1871 Age: 49 Birthplace: Texas Relationship to Head of Household: Self Gender: Male Race: Black Marital Status: Married Father's Birthplace: Texas Mother's Birthplace: Alabama Film Number: 1821845 Digital Folder Number: 4390327 Image Number: 00586 Sheet Number: 12

 Household Gender Age 
  Robert Payne  M 49y 

Spouse Alice Payne F 50y

Andrew Harrison  M 37y (Brother-In-Law)


United States Census, 1930 for Robert Payne

Name: Robert Payne Event: Census Event Date: 1930 Event Place: Precinct 5, Smith, Texas Gender: Male Age: 60 Marital Status: Married Race: Negro Birthplace: Texas Estimated Birth Year: 1870 Immigration Year: Relationship to Head of Household: Head Father's Birthplace: Alabama Mother's Birthplace: Alabama Enumeration District Number: 36 Family Number: 165 Sheet Number and Letter: 8B Line Number: 92 NARA Publication: T626, roll 2391 Film Number: 2342125 Digital Folder Number: 4547370 Image Number: 00408

 Household Gender Age 
  Robert Payne  M 60 (Self)

Spouse Alice Payne F 60

Nellie M Baxter  F 5 (relationship unknown)
Andrew J Harrison  M 47 (Brother-In-Law)


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Robert PAYNE's Timeline

October 1870
Cherokee, TX, United States
November 1894
Age 24
TX, United States
Age 25
TX, United States
May 28, 1934
Age 63
Tyler, Smith, TX, United States
May 29, 1934
Age 63
Erwin Cemetery