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537. Robert M. POINDEXTER273 was born on 26 March 1840. He died on 7 September 1895 at the age of 55 in Cumberland County, Kentucky.

Robert married Eva Angeline Coe. They had two children. Eva died between 1861-65 and he married her sister Jemima Jane Coe. The 1880 census suggests yet another wife.

1850 Census. Cumberland Co, KY, Hh 309
Calvin Johnson, 35, birthplace unknown. Polly, 40, b. KY
Jacob 14. John 12.
J. R. Poindexter 12. Robert M. Poindexter 10. Nancy Johnson, age 6.

1860 Census. District 2, Cumberland Co KY
Hh 104
R. M. Poindexter, age 20, b. KY. V. A., female, age 21, b. KY
J. T., male, age 2. M. E., female, age 3 months.
Hh 103 was John J. Coe, 42 and wife Mary 42, and their family.


Robert M Poindexter first inlisted in the CSA Company H 8th regiment Tennessee Infantry 5th of Nov 1862 under Capt T. J. Davis. In 1864 he deserted and enlisted in the USA Army in Co. L, 10th Cavalry Regiment 4th of March 1864.

CUMBERLAND CO DEEDS
Deed Book R, 1865-66 time frame. Soldiers' discharges listed first
Pvt Robert M POINDEXTER, Co L, 10 TN Cav, 4 Mar 1864-1 Aug
1865, Born Marion Co KY, age 24.

1870 Census. Kettle Creek, Cumberland Co KY, Hh 20
R. Poindexter, age 30
Jemima, 22.
John T. 13. Mary 10. Jesse R. 4, Jas. C. age 1

1880 Census. Martinsburg, Monroe Co, KY, Hh 76
R. M. Poindexter, age 40, b. KY, father b. NC, mother b. KY
Martha, wife, age 29, b. TN, father b. TN, mother b. VA

Robert M. POINDEXTER and Eva Angeline COE were married circa 1857. Eva Angeline COE, daughter of John Jefferson COE and Mary SHORT, was born in 1838.

Robert M. POINDEXTER and Eva Angeline COE had the following children:

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John T. POINDEXTER was born in 1858 in Kentucky.

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Mary E. POINDEXTER was born in 1860 in Kentucky.

Robert M. POINDEXTER and Jemima Jane COE were married on 1 August 1865. Jemima Jane COE, daughter of John Jefferson COE and Mary SHORT, was born on 10 October 1849 in Kentucky. She died on 14 January 1892 at the age of 42.

Robert M. POINDEXTER and Jemima Jane COE had the following children:

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Jesse Wright POINDEXTER was born in 1866 in Kentucky. He died in 1931 at the age of 65.

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James C. POINDEXTER was born in 1869 in Kentucky.

Robert M. POINDEXTER and Martha THOMPSON were married on 16 August 1877 in Clay County, Tennessee. Martha THOMPSON was born in 1851.