Robling, Susan

Birth Name Robling, Susan
Gender female
Age at Death 84 years, 10 months, 7 days


Susan Robling had 3 daughters out of wedlock. The father was probably Thomas William Miley. Susan took Thomas Miley to court and forced him to acknowledge Mary Isabelle Miley as his daughter. Susan later married Sylvester McAtee as his second wife.

Listed in her obituary (1920):
daughters: Isabelle McAtee of KC, MO
Mrs. Nancy Lovejoy
Minnie McAtee of Evansville
son: Emory E [McAtee] of Evansville

[note: Minnie and Emory are her step-children]


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1836-01-00 Indiana, USA   1a
Event Note

She is only 10 in the 1850 Census and 1 yr younger than brother William

Death 1920-11-08 Evansville, Vanderburgh, IN   2a
Cause Of Death     nephritis 3


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Robling, John Lewis Sr1792-11-291872-02-05
Mother Miller, Elizabethabout 1805after 1880
         Robling, Susan 1836-01-00 1920-11-08
    Stepbrother     Robling, William Henry 1837-02-04 1918-08-17 (Adopted, Adopted)


Family of Miley, Thomas William and Robling, Susan

Unmarried Partner Miley, Thomas William ( * 1829-12-24 + 1886-07-12 )
Name Birth Date Death Date
Miley, Eva
Miley, Mary Isabelle1855-11-281932-08-22
Miley, Nancy J1858after 1920
Miley, Emily Jane1862-03-261867-04-14

Family of McAtee, Sylvester and Robling, Susan

Married Husband McAtee, Sylvester ( * 1832-03-05 + before 1910-04-00 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 1870-11-13 Pike Co., IN   4a

Home in 1880: Madison, Pike, Indiana (as "Mc Atee")
Home in 1900: Patoka, Dubois, Indiana
Home in 1910: Huntingburg Ward 3, Dubois, Indiana (boarding with the George Lovejoy hh)

Source References

  1. National Archives and Records Administration: 1900 US Census
      • Page: Patoka, Dubois, Indiana
  2. City Health Office, Evansville: Indiana Deaths, 1882-1920
      • Source text:

        a likely guess. no other Susan McAtees in the census of the approximate age.
        In 1910 Susan was in Dubois County, which is not so far away.

  3. Charles Browning: Browning Genealogy - Evansville Area Obituaries
  4. Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941
      • Page: book 5; OS Page 328