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  • ID: I56741
  • Name: William Robbins
  • Surname: Robbins
  • Given Name: William
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 5 Feb 1790 in , Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania
  • Death: 27 Sep 1875 in Jackson Twp., Adams Co., Ohio
  • Burial: Winchester Cemetery, Winchester, Adams Co., Ohio
  • _UID: 1CDB577094100344B93458FF06B756161667
  • Note:
    ! (1) "Pioneer History of Winchester (Adams County) Ohio," by W.M. Sellman (W.M. Sellman, 1965; rpt. Adams Co. Genealogical Soc., 1982) p.39-40, 50, 56.
    (2) "Daniel Robbins Family," by Ervan Mark Robbins, Seal Beach, CA (publication unknown), p.492.
    (3) "Some Marriage Records of Adams County, Ohio 1797-1894," by Adams Co. Genealogical Soc. (Walsworth Pub. Co., Marceline, MO, 1988) Vol. 1, p.23. Cites: (a) Marriage Bk 2, p.5.

    ! Birth: (1) s/o Daniel ROBBINS/Sarah. (1,2) 5 Feb 1790. (1) PA. (2) Western PA.
    Marriage to Elizabeth ALEXANDER: (1,2) 5 Aug 1813. (3) 2 Aug 1813. Adams Co., OH. By Will BALDRIDGE.
    Death: (1,2) 27 Sep 1875 at the home of Dr. S.P. EVANS, Jackson Twp.
    Burial: (2) Winchester Cemetery, in the addition to the cemetery on the north side of the drive.

    (1,2) Was very young when he came to OH with his parents.
    (1) 1812, 4 May: (1,2) In the War of 1812 he was ensign in Capt. Joseph LOCKHART's Company. (1) Josiah LOCKHART's Company of Col. James TRIMBLE's Regiment under Gen. Duncan McARTHUR was mustered in and sent to Detroit.
    (1) 1812, 16 Aug: His company was surrendered to the British by Gen. HULL.
    (1,2) [ca. 1813]: After his marriage he settled in the vicinity of Winchester, Adams Co., OH.
    (1,2) 1826-1827: Served in the Ohio House of Representatives.
    (1,2) 1831-1836: Served in the Ohio House of Representatives.
    (1,2) 1832: William ROBBINS and his brother-in-law, William S. SMITH, opened a general store in Winchester, and continued in business until SMITH's death in 1837.
    (1,2) [1837]: ROBBINS sold the business.
    (1,2) 1839: He purchased the farm west of town formerly owned by Solomon SPARKS. He lived here until 1850. He provided a home for his wife's sister, Mrs. Jane SMITH, and her daughter Caroline, after the death of William S. SMITH in 1837.
    (1,2) 1841: Elected to the Ohio Senate. Served to 1843.
    (1,2) 1850: He sold his farm to Dr. John GROSSMAN.
    (1,2) Bought property at the southern end of Main Street, Winchester. Here he lived until the late 1860's.
    (1,2) Colonel in the Ohio Milita.
    (1,2) He and his wife went to live with Mrs. Jane SMITH's son-in-law, Dr. S.P. EVANS, in Jackson Twp.
    (1,2) Had no children.
  • Change Date: 19 Oct 2008 at 01:00:00



    Father: Daniel Robbins
    Mother: Sarah Leedom b: ABT 1758 in , Bucks Co., Pennsylvania

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth Alexander
    • Married: 2 Aug 1813 in , Adams Co., Ohio
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