Information on children of Robert C. Scruggs and Vidella Jane Simpson from family Bible of Mollie Scruggs Colbert, in possession of Anita Colbert, widow of Jim Colbert, son of Henry, brother-in-law of Mollie Colbert.
1850 Pittsylvania Co. census w/parents, age 4
1860 Pittsylvania Co. census w/parents, age 14
1870 Pittsylvania Co. census living w/Benjamin and Lucy267
He was a member of Company C Reserve Forces (CSA) under Capt Mustain6771880 VA Census, Pittsylvania Co, Staunton Magisterial District, Enumeration Dist 174, p ? household 414
Scruggs, Robert - age 36(?), farmer
Scruggs, Vidella - age 25/28(?)
Scruggs, Mary - age 8
Scruggs, William - age 6
Scruggs, Robert - age 4
Scruggs, Dennis - age 7/12 (born Oct 1879)
Simpson, Matilda(?) - age 68 (mother)
Birth4 Apr 1851, Pittsylvania Co, VA405
Death6 Feb 1935, Pittsylvania Co, VA405
FatherThomas B SIMPSON (1810-1858)
MotherMatilda E HINES (1813-1898)
Karen Wood has Vidella's and Robert's marriage certificate on file.
She made a pension application for her deceased husband in 1934677
Marriage2 Dec 1870, Pittsylvania Co, VA17,111
2 Dec 1870 Robert Scruggs to Vidella Jane Simpson 23/18 years P/G Coleman A & Annie Scruggs; p/B Thomas & Matilda E Simpson Occupation of husband sindle, place of residence and birth for boyh Pittsylvania County, VA.
Minister"s return _ day December 1870 at Matilda E. Simpson by Rev/John R Roark.404
Pittsylvania Co Marriage Book (p 41): 2 Dec 1870 - Robert Scruggs, 23 m Vidella J Simpson677
indicates marriage date of 3-Dec-1870