Robert Hunter Arnot1

M, #745, b. 24 July 1878
Last Edited=14 Dec 2012
     Robert Hunter Arnot, son of James Arnot and Ann Hunter, was born on 24 July 1878 at Saline, Fife, Scotland.2 Robert Hunter Arnot was the son of James Arnot and Ann Hunter.

Robert Hunter Arnot appeared on the Scotland census of 1881 in the household of James Arnot at Saline, Fife.3

Robert Hunter Arnot appeared on the Scotland census of 1891 in the household of James Arnot at No. 4 Kilns, Lassodie, Beath Parish, Fife, Scotland.4

Robert Hunter Arnot appeared on the Scotland census of 1901 in the household of James Arnot at Fife, Scotland.5

Robert Hunter Arnot immigrated to the United States on 17 August 1905 to New York, Kings County, New York. Though the 1920 census states that Robert Hunter Arnott immigrated in 1917, there was a Robert Hunter Arnott who arrived at Ellis Island on 27 August 1905 on the ship Celtic, which departed from Liverpool. It lists his age on arrival as 28. He was single and listed as from Saline in Scotland. This Robert would have been close to that age. Apparently there was a Bob Hunter who lived with John and Helen (Monro) Arnott in Crested Butte and later moved to Kansas City. Perhaps this was that man.6

In 1910, Robert Hunter Arnot appeared on the United States Census, at Labasco, Los Animas County, Colorado.7

Robert Hunter Arnotenlisted for service in World War II on 12 September 1918 at Hesperus, La Plata County, Colorado. He lists his nearest relative as John Arnott in Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado. He is shown as tall, medium build, brown eyes and auburn hair. He was a coal miner living in Hesperus, La Plata County, Colorado.8

In 1920, Robert Hunter Arnot appeared on the United States Census, at Hesperus, La Plata County, Colorado, Robert Arnott was listed as a coal miner. He was living was a James Dowds and the relationship was "partner". Robert was shown as single and James Dowds was married. In 1930 James Dowds is living with a wife and several children. Perhaps he was related in some way to the Arnotts.9

On 10 April 1930, Robert Hunter Arnot appeared on the United States Census, at Arriola, Montezuma County, Colorado, Robert Hunter Arnot is shown in this census as single and working as a miner in a coal mine.10

On 16 April 1940, Robert Hunter Arnot appeared on the United States Census, at LaPlata County, Colorado, Robert Arnot is listed as widowed and working as a miner.11

Citations

  1. [S217] Civil War Military Service Records, National Archives (Washington, D.C.: U.S.Government). Hereinafter cited as Military Service Records.
  2. [S196] WWI Civilian Draft Registrations, online digital images by subscription Ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as WWI Draft Registration.
  3. [S32] 1881 Scotland Census, ED1, page 5, East St. 26.; digital image by subscription, General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland http://ancestry.com; The Generations Network, Inc.. Photocopy or digital copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  4. [S286] 1891 Scotland Census, Beath, Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland, Enumeration District 2, Line 14. James is a Limestone Quarryman.; digital image by subscription, General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland http://ancestry.com; The Generations Network, Inc.. Photocopy or digital copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  5. [S126] 1901 Scotland Census, This was posted on the Internet from Scots Origins web site.; digital image by subscription, General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland http://ancestry.com; The Generations Network, Inc.. Photocopy or digital copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  6. [S84] Interview with Art and Elsie Welch (informant address private) , by this researcher, Various meetings and correspondence. Notes of this interview are in the personal records of this researcher (Florence, Pinal County, Arizona).
  7. [S2] 1910 United States Census, population schedule, Labasco, Los Animas County, Colorado, page 21, a coal miner.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  8. [S196] WWI Civilian Draft Registrations, online digital images by subscription Ancestry.com, Number 2083.. Hereinafter cited as WWI Draft Registration.
  9. [S3] 1920 United States Census, population schedule, Hesperus, LaPlata County, Colorado, page 851, family 23.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  10. [S480] 1940 United States Census, population schedule, Precinct 5, Arriola, Montezuma County, Colorado, Pricinct 17, Supervisor's District 8, Enumeration District 42-8, written sheet 2A, stamped page 63, Family 31, line 26.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  11. [S480] 1940 United States Census, population schedule, Precinct 17, La Plata County, Colorado, Pricinct 17, Supervisor's District 8, Enumeration District 34-30, written sheet 1B, Family 17, line 66.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.