William E Robison

31 July 1864–9 November 1959 (Age 95)
Fugit Township, Decatur, Indiana, United States

The Life of William E

When William E Robison was born on 31 July 1864, his father, James Buchanan ROBINSON, was 30 and his mother, Margaret Ellen MEEK, was 19. He married Clara Hunt Taintor on 31 December 1887, in Sterling, Whiteside, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Clarksburg, Decatur, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Fugit Township, Decatur, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 9 November 1959, at the age of 95, and was buried in Kingston, Decatur, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William E Robison
Clara Hunt Taintor
Marriage: 31 December 1887
Mary Amaryllis Robison
Margaret Robison
Mildred Helen Robison

Spouse and Children

31 December 1887
Sterling, Whiteside, Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings

    James Buchanan ROBINSON


    Margaret Ellen MEEK




World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 26

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Robin .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William S Robison, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Will Robison, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Will E Robison, "United States Census, 1920"

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