Resources

We have assembled a number of documents here to aid in family history research and enable sharing of information.  Nearly all of these documents are in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF), so the user will need to have Adobe Acrobat or similar PDF reader software.  This page will be updated regularly as documents are added. These resources are organized by when they were added to the site, with the oldest documents appearing first.

Presumed Descendants of William Rublier and Abigail Brush (Adobe PDF – 1.4 MB) – Cindy Walcott’s compilation (May 2007). Please note Cindy’s comments: I think this works for our present purposes. This file is password protected; the password is available to fellow Roblee researchers via our mailing list at Rootsweb (or you can obtain it by sending a personal e-mail request to doug.detling@gmail.com. The file is restricted to prevent misuse of the information contained in it, as some of it is speculative. The document is freely available to family researchers with that in mind.

Similarly, Cindy has (February 2011) updated the earlier report (also password protected). The password  is available by either of the two methods mentioned above.  The report is available follows:

Download the revised version [PDF] – 4.6MB

All documents listed below are not password protected and are easily downloaded.

One of our researchers (Gloria Waldron Hukle) provided a news release regarding 2007’s 350th anniversary recognition of the Flushing Remonstrance–a plea for religious freedom sent to Peter Stuyvesant, director general of the Dutch Colony of New Netherland. The Bowne House Historical Society is looking for descendants of the signers, as well as Stuyvesant and his sheriff, Resolved Waldron. The news release is available here.  Why would the Roblees care about this?  Because one of Resolved Waldron’s descendants–William Waldron–married Judah Brodt (Bradt) in 1804 and produced 14 Waldrons, four of whom married Roblees.  Gloria has written a brief article on the connections.

Descendants of  Ruben and Phebe Roblee – Compiled by G. W. Carpenter, Revised April 1949 (Adobe PDF – 6.6 MB)

Supplemental Manuscript on the Roblee Genealogy — Compiled by George W. Carpenter, June 1949 (Adobe PDF – 1.9 MB)

Robblee bibliography (Adobe PDF – 124K) – This 24-page bibliography contains details from the publications listed. It was prepared by Cindy Walcott in August 1998.

Rapalje bibliography (Adobe PDF – 39K) – This 8-page bibliography contains details from the publications listed. It was updated by Cindy Walcott in November 1998.

Census information (Adobe PDF  – 51K) for New York and New England states.  This two-page data compilation was prepared by Phil Roblee in November 1998 using information supplied by Connie Roblee.

Milton Roblee 1928 obituary (Adobe PDF – 440 KB)

Name variations alphabetically sorted (Adobe PDF – 47 KB) – Prepared by Douglas Detling

Name variations sorted  by date (Adobe PDF – 47 KB) – Prepared by Douglas Detling

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