Lincoln County West Virginia Biography of Robert James TRACY


            Robert James Tracy is a most promising young man in Carroll district, Lincoln county, an excellent school teacher, and a credit to the society in which he mingles. He is a native of Bland county, Virginia, born December 5, 1861, and settled in Lincoln county in 1870. R. J. Tracy's parents were John William and Martha A. (Lambert) Tracy; the former died in Texas in 1869, and the latter resides in Lincoln county. Joseph Lambert, grandfather of Mr. Tracy, was a soldier in the Mexican war. Robert J. Tracy became a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, January 5, 1883, and has since lived the life of a consistent Christian. His postoffice address is Hamlin, Lincoln county, West Virginia.


      Extracted from West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia, a reprint of Hardesty's Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia Lincoln County, WV, Biographies List, 1884.

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