|Birth: ||Sep. 15, 1821|
|Death: ||May 10, 1897|
Hockett Robbins dies at his home near Tioga, May 10, 1897 from heart failure. Hockett Robbins age 75 years and 8 months had been ailing for some months but had been out walking around a few minutes before he died.
Hockett Robbins was born in Randolph County, North Carolina, September 15, 1821. He first moved to Indiana and came to Iowa in 1854 locating on the farm where he lived until the day of his death. He married Mahala Keller, to them born 4 boys and 3 girls who were all present at the funeral.
He joined the ME Church in 1858 and united in 1865 with the Baptist Church. He was a republican. Some years ago his wife passed on leaving him with 7 children. Later he married Mrs. Matilda Hinkle who with the children grown survived him. The funeral was conducted by Rev. G. M. Valingdingshom. The remains were interred in the Taylor Cemetery [Tioga Cemetery] by his first companion.
Mahala Keller Robbins (1821 - 1878)*
Martha Matilda Tanner Robbins (1831 - 1915)*
Enoch Robbins (1849 - 1921)*
James Robbins (1860 - 1919)*
Created by: Shelli Steedman
Record added: Oct 23, 2008
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