Obit: Robbins, James W. (1839?-1922)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Robbins, Loomis


----Source: Neillsville Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 01/26/1922


Robbins, James W. ( *15 October 1839? - 16 Jan. 1922)


James. W. Robbins, at Pueblo, Colo., Jan 16th , 1922, at the age of 82 years, 3 months, and one day.


Mr. Robbins was one of the pioneer settlers of Clark County, having moved to the town of Weston near Christie P.O. right after the Civil War and settled on a farm near La Fleur’s mound, where he resided for a number of years. For the past few years he has made his home in an old soldiers colony at Zephyrhills, Florida, and came to Colorado a short time ago to visit with his sons, who live in Denver.


He leaves a widow, Mrs. J. N. Robbins, a daughter, Mrs. H. M. Loomis, of Milwaukee, Wis, and two sons, C. J. of Dayton, Ohio, and H. B. of Denver, Colo.


*Note: date calculator was used for the birth date.


Census Records


1880 Federal Census--Weston, Clark, WI

James Robbins @40, b. OH, Farmer, Parents b. VT

Wife: Nellie @36, b. VT, Father b. OH, Mother b. VT

Son: Harry B. @11, b. WI, Taught at home

Son: Clinton @9, b. WI

Daughter Mabell H. @7, b. WI


Military Service


James W. Robbins fought as a private with Co. K, 1st OH Infantry


Related Links


Biography of James W. Robbins

1885 Special Veteran's Census



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