Henry Nelson Robbins

28 October 1844–28 June 1880 (Age 35)
Brewster, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Henry Nelson

When Henry Nelson Robbins was born on 28 October 1844, in Brewster, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, his father, John Robbins, was 46 and his mother, Mahala Briggs Cash, was 35. He married Dorothy Adelia Moon on 14 December 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 28 June 1880, in Cassia, Idaho, United States, at the age of 35, and was buried in Albion, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

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Henry Nelson Robbins
Dorothy Adelia Moon
Marriage: 14 December 1867
Dora Maria Robbins
Mahala Azeretta Robbins
Lillie Evaline Robbins
Henry LeRoy Robbins
Elva Robbins

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 December 1867Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (5)

    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 19
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 19
    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.

    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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    Sources (12)

    • Henry N. Robbins, "Massachusetts, Births, 1841-1915"
    • Henry Robins in household of John Robins, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Henry N Robbins in household of Mahala Robbins, "United States Census, 1860"

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