Albert Robison

Brief Life History of Albert

When Albert Robison was born on 8 April 1847, in Crete, Will, Illinois, United States, his father, Joseph Robison Jr., was 42 and his mother, Lucretia Hancock, was 39. He married Elizabeth Wright Marshall on 28 April 1873, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1866. He died on 21 October 1877, in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Fillmore Cemetery, Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Albert Robison
Elizabeth Wright Marshall
Marriage: 28 April 1873
Elizabeth Adelia Robison

Sources (27)

  • Albert Robison in household of Almon Robison, "United States Census, 1870"
  • ALBERT ROBISON, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Albert Robison, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Record of Members (Worldwide), 1836-1970"

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1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.


Historical Boundaries: 1851: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Millard, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Millard, Utah, United States

1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World

William Rand opened a small printing shop in Chicago. Doing most of the work himself for the first two years he decided to hire some help. Rand Hired Andrew McNally, an Irish Immigrant, to work in his shop. After doing business with the Chicago Tribune, Rand and McNally were hired to run the Tribune's entire printing operation. Years later, Rand and McNally established Rand McNally & Co after purchasing the Tribune's printing business. They focused mainly on printing tickets, complete railroad guides and timetables for the booming railroad industry around the city. What made the company successful was the detailed maps of roadways, along with directions to certain places. Rand McNally was the first major map publisher to embrace a system of numbered highways and erected many of the roadside highway signs that have been adopted by state and federal highway authorities. The company is still making and updating the world maps that are looked at every day.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Robson or else a shortened form of Robertson or Robinson .

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

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Albert Robison

Albert Robison, son of Joseph and Lucretia Hancock Robison was born in Crete, Will County, Illinois, April 8, 1847. His parents were converts to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, …

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