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Robert Leeper was born in Sangamon County, Illinois and died in Metcalfe County, Kentucky. He married Julia Ann Pedigo on August 27,1850 in Barren County. She was born August 22,1835 in Barren County and died June 17,1887 in Metcalfe County.. He then married Paulina Jane Cothron (Kinser) on December 8,1887 in Netcalfe County. She was born in 1856 and died March 16,1922 in Metcalfe County. Robert is buried on the Dr. Sandiage Farm Cemetery, Metcalfe County.

The children of Robert and Julia Ann Pedigo are:

1.James Abner b.June 26,1852

2.Lydia Frances b.January 3,1854

3.Susan Jane b.September 6,1855

4.Robert Wilson b.January 18,1857

5.Mahalia Alice b.February 20,1859

6.Mary Ellen b.December 13,1860

7.Mary Mollie b.May 9,1863

8.Eunice Josephine b.November 24,1865

9.Marigia Elizabeth b.November 15,1867

10.Sara Cordelia b.May 11,1869

11.William Alfred b.December 22,1874

12.Bunk Elmer b.March 19, Randolph, Metcalfe County, Kentucky, d. June 28,1948, Pontiac, Livingston County, Illinois

13.Lucindia Florence b.October 18,1877

The children of Robert and Paulina Cothron are:

1.George W. b.August 30,1888

2.Daisy B. b.October 24,1889

3.John T. b.June 6, 1892

4.Magnolia b.August 7,1894

5.Roberta b.July 30, 1896



Andersonville Prisoner Profile

Code No:  48208
Last Name:  RUNYAN
First Name:  ROBERT L.
Company:  E
Regiment:  3
State:  KY
Branch of  Service:  INFANTRY
Date of Death: 
Cause of Death: 
Remarks:  SENT TO SAVANNAH, GA 11/24/1864
Reference*:  P 608 [432]
Place Captured:  CHICKAMAUGA, GA
Date Captured:  9/20/1863
Alternate Names:      








William Alfred and Dolly Jane (Bryant) Runyon

s/o Robert Leeper and Julia Ann (Pedigo) Runyon


A Family Reunion in Kentucky

Known persons are: Standing with white hair is Robert Leeper Runyon, second man from left is William Alfred Runyon, knealing in front left is Erney Clilfford Runyon and woman holding child is Mary Ida (McIntire) Runyon




Mattie Hanson (Runyon) Mansfield/Tomlin




Mariba (Runyon) Browning (3rd from left) and Mahalia(Runyon) Tomlin, the rest are Newt Edwards and his family, Grandchildren of Robert Leeper Runyon.



We believe this photo includes Robert's daugher Lucinda Florance (sitting right) and husband Forrest Leander Smith (standing right)

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