Family:Whitman Robinson and Olive Knowlton (1)

Facts and Events
Marriage? 4 Feb 1864 West Union, Fayette, Iowa
9 Aug 1872 Fayette, Iowa
7 Jun 1882

1870 US FEDERAL CENSUS ORAN TOWNSHIP, FAYETTE CO., IOWA Whit Robinson, age 30, male, white, farmer, pers.prop. value $350; born in NY Olive Robinson, age 28, female, white, born in Indiana

Etty Robinson, age 5, female, white, born in Iowa

Dortha Robinson, age 4, female, white, born in Iowa

Samuel Robinson, age 3, male, white, born in Iowa
Jasper Robinson, age 2, male, white, born in Iowa.

Hyron Knowlton, age 11, male, white, born in Iowa



1880 US FEDERAL CENSUS SPRINGBROOK, HARLAN CO., NE. enumerated 8th day of June 1880 by L. Schrack ROBINSON, Witman D., white, male, age 40, head, farmer, b. New Jersey

   "                Olive, white, female, age 38, wife, keeps house, b. New Jersey
    "              Etta E., white, female, age 16, daughter, at school, b. Iowa
    "              Pheby, white, female, age 15, daughter, at school, b. Iowa
    " 	     Samuel C., white male, age 13, son, at school, b. Iowa
    "	     Jasper, white, male, age 12, son, at school, b. Iowa
    "	     Eddy, white, male, age 7, son, at school, b. Iowa

NOLTEN, Bell, white, female, age 2, niece, b. Iowa. ROBINSON, Alfred, white, male, age 30, brother, farmer, b. NY


Nov 1, 1882 Custer Co. Homestead Claim Patene 3-6-91 Sec 24 Range 19 Township 13


1885 NEBRASKA STATE CENSUS CUSTER CO., NEBRASKA ROBINSON, DWhit, age 45, farmer, b. NY, both parents b. NY Robinson, C. Ollie, white, female, age 43, wife, keeps house, b. Indiana. Father b. NY. Mother b. Indiana Robinson, H. Ellie, white, female, age 20, daughter, working out, b. Iowa Robinson, D. Febn, white, female, age 19, daughter, working out, b. Iowa Robinson, S. Charles, white male, age 18, son, laborer, b. Iowa Robinson, W. Jasper, white, male, age 16, son, laborer, b. Iowa Robinson, J. Edeln, white, male, age 12, son, at home, b. Iowa Robinson, C. Ollie, white, male, age 8/12, b. Oct, daughter, b. Nebraska Robinson, Ansa, white, male, age 73, father, b. NY Robinson, A. Mary, white, female, age 2 (7) 1, mother, b. NY


1900 US FEDERAL CENSUS LOUP TOWNSHIP, CUSTER CO., NEBRASKA Whitman D. Robinson, head, b. June 1839 in N.Y., Father b. N.Y. Mother b. N.Y. Olive C. Robinson, wife, b. Oct 1841 in Ind., Father b. N.Y., mother b. Ind. Etta E. Hovey, dau., b. Nov. 1864 in Iowa. Father b. N.Y., Mother b. Ind. Olive B. Robinson, dau., b. Sept, 1885 in Neb. Father b. N.Y., Mother b. Ind. Wesley R. Hovey, son-in-law, b. Sept 1864 in WI., Father b. N.Y., Mother b. Ohio. Son Charles and family live next door.


More About WHITMAN DEAN ROBINSON: Burial: Box Elder Cemetery, Custer Co., NE. Cause of Death: Bright's Disease (Kidney) Epitaph: 14 Dec 1901, "He was a kind and affectionate husband, a fond father and a friend to all". Medical Information: February 28, 1863, Discharged from the Army with a long list of disabling diseases. Military service: Bet. 1861 - 1863, Enlisted 8-8-1861, at Spragueville, IA. Age 21, Co. A, 9th Iowa Infantry. Private in Union Army, Am. Civil War.

Notes for OLIVE CAROLINE KNOWLTON: OBITUARY: CUSTER COUNTY CHIEF January 1917 Mrs W. Robinson died, aged 75 years and 2 months and 11 days. She made her home with her daughter, Mrs Hahn, near Sumner. Leaves 2 sons, Sam and Ed Robinson of Cumro. Left 6 children, 5 brothers, 7 grandchildren and many friends. Reverend H. E. Wolcott had funeral at the First Eudell Baptist Church. Burial in Box Elder Cemetery.

More About OLIVE CAROLINE KNOWLTON: Burial: Box Elder Cemetary, Custer Co., NE.