This is a new area of research for me........ My family surname is NORRIS that lived in Smithfield and Wells twp of JEfferson Co., Ohio Joseph b/a/1827 (one census shows OH, another VA) married a Mary A. b/a/1827. In the 1850 census of Wells twp, Jeff Co., Oh I find Joseph 23, Mary A. 23 and son, George W. 1. Joseph's parents, Joshua 60 and Elizabeth 57, sister, Rebecca J. 17 are living with them.
One researcher has Mary A's surname as ROBOUT.I cannot find this surname in the census.I did find Edward ROBET & & other ROBBETs in Springfield, Jefferson Co., Ohio b/a/1792 VA in the 1850 census.Again, cannot find ROBET/ROBBET in any other census. Any assistance appreciated Audrey, a transplant from Jefferson Co., OH to Florida