Robert Marvin, son of Samuel Marvin and wife Jerusha Peck, was born 12 Sep 1772 in Lyme CT, and died 18 Jan 1842 in Harrison, Hamilton Co OH. He was married 21 Jul 1803 in Dover NJ to Phebe Ford, identified by research Gary Boyd Roberts as a daughter of Samuel Ford Jr and Grace Kitchell, born 1 Aug 1770 Hammock Farm, Dover, Morris Co NJ; died 19 Jul 1852 Harrison, Hamilton Co OH. Robert Marvin appears on an 1812 tax list for Crosby Twp., Hamilton Co OH, as well as the 1820 census. In the 1850 census for Crosby Twp., Hamilton Co OH, p. 315, "Phebea" Marvin, age 81 NJ, with $2600 in real estate, is residing next to her son, Samuel R. Marvin. Robert and Phebe Marvin are buried in Glen Haven Cemetery in Harrison, on land that had been part of the Marvin farm prior to 1854. The book, Descendants of Andrew Ford of Weymouth, Mass., p. 53, states that Samuel Ford's daughter, Phebe, married in Hanover NJ in 1788 to Moses Ross. Aaron Kitchell, brother of Grace (Kitchell) Ford, was a US Senator from NJ, 1807-1811.
  1. Samuel Ross, b. 5 Jun 1804 Dover NJ; d. 29 Jun 1863
  2. John Kitchell, b. 3 Aug 1806 Harrison OH; d. 26 Dec 1857
  3. Matilda, b. 15 May 1809 Harrison OH
  4. Amanda, b. 21 Nov 1811 Harrison OH
  5. Narcissa, b. 6 Mar 1814 Harrison OH; m. 1830 to Crocker Snow