William E. Robbins

Male23 February 1862–2 July 1915

Brief Life History of William E.

When William E. Robbins was born on 23 February 1862, in Ohio, United States, his father, John Robbins, was 20 and his mother, Mary Ann E. Ross, was 21. He married Florence Abigail "Abi" Bickel on 26 January 1903, in St. Joseph, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Portage Township, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States in 1910. He died on 2 July 1915, in South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States, at the age of 53.

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William E. Robbins
Florence Abigail "Abi" Bickel
Marriage: 26 January 1903
Lettie Ann Robbins

Sources (2)

  • William E Robbins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William E Robbins, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 January 1903St. Joseph, Indiana, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

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

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 1

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 19

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Robin , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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