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Joseph Franklin C Robison
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Birth: 1815
Beaver County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 11, 1876
Grand Tower
Jackson County
Illinois, USA

Born in Beaver County, Pennsylvania circa 1814, the son of William and Jane Robison. He was married in Trumbull County, Ohio on September 26 1846, to Sarah Ramsdell. Born in Ohio, circa 1826, the daughter of Gideon and Sarah (Underwood) Ramsdell who were living in Bristol Township in 1850, but who were natives of Connecticut.

In the 1850 census, Joseph C. and Sarah were residing in Bristol township in Trumbull County with the following children: (1) Sarah Jane (2) William and (3) John Robison.
Sometime thereafter they moved to Grundy County, Illinois It is probable that Sarah died there. Joseph purchased a cemetery lot in Wheeler Cenetery but there is no record of interment.

Joseph married (2) Catharine M Alford. They had a son, Joseph, born in Kankakee in 1862. They moved circa 1867 to the Union Point/Burkes Island area a few miles south of Grand Tower Illinois where Joseph operated a saw and grist mill known as the Mud Creek Mill. In 1868, daughter, Sarah Jane, married William Saul at Wittenburg Missouri, across the river from Grand Tower.

Joseph died in 1876. His son John was not listed as an heir. Family verbal history says John married and had a son named Franklin but no records have been found, Their fate is unknown. Son Joseph died in 1878 and son William in 1915. His biological descendants are apparently only those of his daughter, Sarah Jane Robison Saul.

---info in this bio mostly from researcher John Dulin in 2011.

Family links: 
  William Robison (____ - 1868)
  Jane Robison (____ - 1850)
  Sarah Ramsdell Robison (1826 - 1858)
  Catharine M Alford Robison (1838 - ____)*
  Sarah Jane Robison Saul (1847 - 1917)*
  John Robison (1850 - ____)*
  William Robison (1858 - 1915)*
  Joseph C Robison (1862 - 1878)*
*Calculated relationship
Barton Family Cemetery
Grand Tower
Jackson County
Illinois, USA
Maintained by: Laura Whistle Cates Dunc...
Originally Created by: Cecil Saul
Record added: Jun 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70840191
Joseph Franklin C Robison
Added by: Cecil Saul
Joseph Franklin C Robison
Added by: Cecil Saul
Joseph Franklin C Robison
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Cecil,Thanks for the link to Joseph Franklin C Robinson. I will have to studying into this a bit more.Joseph was my husband Michael's Great, Great, Great Grandfather. Thanks so very much for all of your hard work to put together our family tree.
- Pamela Morgan
 Added: Nov. 12, 2012

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