Date of Service: 1870-1875
1870-1875: Served as Principal Keeper at Lower Cedar Point Lighthouse, MD. His beginning salary was $600/year and his ending salary was $550/year.
1870: In the Lighthouse Inspection Report, Robert Darnell is described as young, no family, and has a good capacity for his duties as keeper.
Sources: Familysearch.org, Chesapeake Chapter Database, Lighhouse Inspection Report 1870