|Birth: ||Feb. 2, 1856|
|Death: ||Jun. 18, 1919|
Miss Mary Ellen Spiller was born at Holderness, Grafton County, New Hampshire February 2, 1856. She was the daughter of True Spiller and Laura Peaslee. At the age of eight years, she came with her father to Dixon, Illinois and in 1869 she was orphaned. On September 14, 1873, she was united in marriage to George Robinson. To this union were born five children (Lucy, William, Frank, Albert, Roscoe), two of whom died in infancy (William & Frank).
She came with her husband and family to Webster City in 1901 and later to Rowan. Her husband proceeded her in death December 14, 1912. Since then, Mrs. Robinson has been spending the winters with her sister, Janette Robinson in Odebolt, Iowa until last year, when she was forced to remain with her sister continually because of her ill health. She has been an invalid for the past 10 years, but has endured her suffering with much patience and without complaint.
She passed away from a complication of diseases at the home of her sister, Mrs. Janette Robinson, of Odebolt Sunday afternoon June 8. The remains were brought to the home of her grand-daughter, Mrs. Leonard McCallum in Rowan Monday evening. The funeral was conducted from the Congregational Church Tuesday afternoon at 2, by the pastor, Rev J W Bosnell. Interment was made in Graceland Cemetery.
She is survived by three children: Mrs. Lucy Langdon of Clear Lake; Albert G Robinson of Council Bluffs; and Roscoe L Robinson of Dows; by an only sister Mrs. Janette Robinson of Odebolt; and two brothers Nathan Spiller of Odebolt and Willis Spiller of Belvidere and seven grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
True S Spiller (1823 - 1869)
Laura Peaslee Spiller (1834 - 1862)
Lucy Viola Robinson Utz (1875 - 1963)*
Charles H Spiller (1850 - 1911)*
Willis C Spiller (1853 - 1929)*
Arthur Spiller (1854 - 1882)*
Mary Ellen Spiller Robinson (1856 - 1919)
Janette Florence Spiller Robinson (1858 - 1939)*
Nathan Spiller (1860 - 1925)*
Created by: Geo Clinton
Record added: Sep 28, 2007
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