Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Robert Augustine Browder

Robert Augustine Browder. 

Birth: Aug. 10, 1840, Hickman County,Kentucky.
Death: Aug. 23, 1918, Fulton County, Kentucky.

Co.A, 7th Kentucky Infantry CSA; Enlisted: 25 Sept.,1861, Camp Burnett, Hickman Co., Kentucky; Rank 1: 25 Sept. 1861, 5th Sergeant; Rank 2: 1863, Sergeant Major; Rank 3: Aft. 1863, 3rd Lieut.; Pension: 17 Jun 1912, #1620 - Fulton Co., Kentucky; UCV Camp: James G. Pirtle - Camp #990 - Fulton, Ky.

Parents: David Browder (1806 - 1891), Mary Browder (1806 - 1886).

Wife: Phila M. Patterson.

Children: Willie McDowell Browder (1872 - 1873).

Note. They had five children.

Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Fulton, Fulton County, Kentucky.


Robert A. Browder was born to David and Mary (Smith) Browder in Fulton County, Ky., on the 10th day of August, 1840. A farmer,he gave four years of the prime of life to his country's call in defense of the Southern cause. At the close of the war, returned to his home in Fulton County and on the 29th day of November, 1870, was married to Miss Phila M. Patterson. To this union were born five children, three of which have long since passed away, there remaining Mrs. Bessie Bence and Miss Jesse Hunter Browder, now living in Fulton, Ky. For ten years he continued in his chosen avocation on the farm,until failing health demanded a change to some business of less exposure, and in 1875 moved to Fulton, Ky., where he has lived incessantly in various avocations and serving his friends of the county as Assessor for eight years and Magistrate five years, which office he now holds. He and family are all members of the Methodist church, South, and he is adjutant of Camp Jim Pirth, No. 880, U. C. V., and has been since its organization in 1897, and has always manifested great interest in the organization and in helping his more unfortunate comrades. He is now living in Fulton, Ky.

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