Joel B Robbins

1828–
Jennings, Indiana, United States

The Life of Joel B

When Joel B Robbins was born in 1828, in Jennings, Indiana, United States, his father, Thomas James Robbins Jr., was 23 and his mother, Matilda Elizabeth Robbins, was 21. He married Mary A Hartwell on 19 May 1850, in Jennings, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Vernon, Jennings, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Bigger Township, Jennings, Indiana, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

Joel B Robbins
1828–
Mary A Hartwell
1825–1896
Marriage: 19 May 1850
Sidney Jane Robbins
1855–1933
Barbara Robbins
1855–
Francis Marion Robbins
1856–1935
James Edward Robbins
1872–
Willi Jane Robbins
1872–
Andrew Robbins
1876–
Mary Ellen Robbins
1879–
Belle Robbins
1880–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 May 1850
Jennings, Indiana, United States
children

(8)

    Sidney Jane Robbins

    Female1855–1933Female

    Barbara Robbins

    Female1855–Female

    Francis Marion Robbins

    Male1856–1935Male

    James Edward Robbins

    Male1872–Male

    Willi Jane Robbins

    Female1872–Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Preston R. Robbins

    Male1826–1886Male

    Male1828–Male

    Male1832–1917Male

    James Robbins

    Male1834–Male

    Massai Robbins

    Female1838–Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1836 · The Massive Internal Improvements Act

Age 8

The Massive Internal Improvements Act of 1836 loaned Indiana $10,000,000 to create infrastructure such as canals, railroads, and roads across the state. The act was signed by Whig Governor Noah Noble and passed by the Indiana General Assembly. However, the financial crisis known as the Panic of 1837 thwarted these plans as costs ballooned. Construction on the infrastructure was not completed and the state debt rapidly increased.
1863

Age 35

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Robin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joel Robins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joel B Robins, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Joel B Robins, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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