John Robbins

13 April 1813–18 September 1886 (Age 73)
St. Joseph, Indiana, United States

The Life of John

When John Robbins was born on 13 April 1813, in St. Joseph, Indiana, United States, his father, William Robbins, was 20 and his mother, Mary Nichols, was 22. He married Precious Jenkins on 10 April 1834. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Penn Township, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 18 September 1886, in St. Joseph, Indiana, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

John Robbins
Precious Jenkins
Marriage: 10 April 1834
Delila Robbins
Samuel Robbins
Mary Ann Robbins

Spouse and Children

10 April 1834



    Samuel Robbins


    Mary Ann Robbins


Parents and Siblings

    William Robbins


    Mary Nichols




World Events (8)


Age 3

Indiana is the 19th state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 23

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Robin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Robbins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Robinson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Robbins, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1997"

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