Search billions of records on

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.

      Back to Lincoln County GenWeb

      Use your Back button on your browser to return to Lincoln County biographies. "