Ambus J. Loftis
(Cir 1828-Cir 1884)
Arata M
(1831-Cir 1915)
Robert Martin Loftis Preacher
(1857-Cir 1908)


Family Links

1. Mary Minerva Inman

2. Susan Harriet Garrett

Robert Martin Loftis Preacher

  • Born: Apr 1857, Mount Airy, Surry Co., N.C.
  • Marriage (1): Mary Minerva Inman circa 1882
  • Marriage (2): Susan Harriet Garrett circa 1903
  • Died: Cir 1908, Rockingham Co., N.C. at age 51

bullet  General Notes:

The 1900 Federal Census for Yadkin Township, Stokes Co., N.C. (District 102, page 184A) records Robert M (April 1857-Minister) and Mary (Nov. 1864) Loftis with children Mettie (Feb 1885), Houstin (Feb 1888), Mary E. (March 1890), Robert W. (Feb 1893), Gertrude (Feb 1896), and Stella T. (Dec 1898). Also in the household is Arata M. Loftis (June 1831-mother).

Robert is soon widowed and marries Susan H. Garrett by 1903. They have two children and Robert dies before 1910. The 1910 census records the whereabouts of his children by Mary. See notes on his wife Susan Garrett Loftis for the 1910 records of his new family.

The 1910 Federal Census for Yadkin Township, Stokes Co., N.C. (page 241A) records Arlie M. Loftis (78-widow) with grand daughter Stella S. Loftis (12).
The 1910 Federal Census for Yadkin Township, Stokes Co., N.C. (page 238A) records Huston P. Loftis (indexed at as Laftis). Huston (23) is married to Geannie E. (Boyles) (16) with a son William (2/12) and lives in the home of his father-in-law, William H. Boyles (58-The 1900 census in Yadkin records his date of birth as August 1851 and his wife as Felitia A., born Sept 1849. That census lists children J. Albert born July 1878, Minnie born Aug 1879, Ella M. born May 1881, William C. born Aug 1882, sons Eulie A. born Feb 1884 and Clevis F. born Feb 1888, and daughters Emma L. born July 1891 and Genia E. born June 1893). Also recorded in the same Yadkin Township Census of 1910 (page 240A) is Robert Loftis (17, hired hand at a Saw Mill).


Robert married Mary Minerva Inman circa 1882. (Mary Minerva Inman was born in Nov 1864 in North Carolina and died circa 1902 in Stokes Co., N.C..)


Robert next married Susan Harriet Garrett, daughter of William Starling "Billy" Garrett and Mary Ann Eliza Price, circa 1903. (Susan Harriet Garrett was born on 13 Sep 1871 in Rockingham Co, NC and died in Sep 1969 in Rockingham Co, NC.)

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