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George Robbins

George Robbins
birth: 5 Feb 1862, Marshall, Calhoun County, Indiana to Samuel Robbins and Charlotte Jeanette Budington
death: 18 May 1926, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana
burial: Highland Cemetery, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana

married: 16 Sep 1885, Texas Corners, Michigan
Annie Lessie Newell
birth: 28 Jan 1870, Texas Corners, Michigan to William Bannister Heald Newell and Marilla B. Butler
death: 8 Jan 1953, Miami, Florida
burial: Highland Cemetary, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana

Children of George Robbins and Annie Lessie Newell:

  • Lotta Murilla Robbins B. 1886 D. 1951, m. Melvin A. Monnett
  • Norma Louise Robbins B. 1890 D. 1957, m. John Sylvester Bricknell
  • Eva Marie Robbins B. 1893 D. 1926, m. Fredrick Charles Scheer
  • Newell Budington Robbins B. 1899 D. 1971, m. Lora Lee Longshore
  • Agnes Elizabeth Robbinsw B. 1906 D. 1984, m. Edward Erwin Gobler

George and Anna lived in Hammond, Indiana from 1893 to 1926 with a few years in between in Hartford, Van Buren County, Michigan.

George Robbins was appointed in 1894 Captain in the Fire Department. He was also in the courtroom when the Tin Man came in and started shooting and he was shot in the arm.

Submitted by:
Nancy Westenfield
nancywesty@aol.com

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John Creviston

John Creviston
b. 1797, Bedford or Somerset County, Pennsylvania
d. 9 June 1880, near Arthur, Douglas County, Illinois

m. 31 January 1822, Wayne County, Indiana
Isabella Grewell
b. February 1802, Kent County, Maryland
d. 27 July 1879, near Arthur, Douglas County, Illinois

Children with Isabella Grewell:

  • Sarah married George W. Zern
  • Harriett married (1) Horace Button, (2) George Taylor
  • Mary married Thomas Walker
  • Andrew
  • Elizabeth married Henry M. Hall
  • John Robert married Catherine Jane Logan
  • Nancy Jane married Joel King
  • Hannah Naomi married (1) Jestes D. Wilson, (2) W. L. Bonham
  • William married Susan Alice Hood
  • Jacob married Maranda Davis
  • Isabelle (died at age 11)
  • Castillia married Alexander Rogers
  • Rosa married (1) John Van Houten, (2) Isaac Newell

John came to Indiana after a great flood in Pennsylvania. He lived in Wayne County and Honey Creek Township, Vigo County, before leaving the state in 1851.

Submitted by:
M. Tracy Carpenter
Lambertville, MI