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Robert Lee Wescott


Robert Lee Wescott, Sr.
was the son of John W. Wescott & Lovie Davis Tillett.  He was born in Manteo, NC on Nov. 21, 1869 and died Aug. 15, 1925.  He is buried in the Austin Cemetery in Kitty Hawk.  He married 3 times--1st to Cary Lee Ward on May 10, 1892.  Two children were born from this union: a baby daughter who died in infancy and Blanche Forbes Wescott.  Robert's 2nd marriage was to Mary Louise "Lula" Basnight on Jan. 10, 1906.  From this union came 7 children: Alonzo L., Nina M., Bernice, Mable E., Bonny M., Rachel J. and Lovey D. Wescott.  Robert's 3rd and last marriage was to Matilda Lee "Mattie" Sanderlin on Aug. 20, 1919 and to this union one child was born: Robert Lee Wescott, Jr.

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