Willis Eugene Robison

Willis Eugene Robison

Crete, Will County, Illinois, USA
Death 28 Jun 1937 (aged 83)
Hinckley, Millard County, Utah, USA
Burial Hinckley, Millard County, Utah, USA
Plot Block 4 Lot 51
Memorial ID 11786266 · View Source
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Married Sarah Ann Ellett Jul 8 1874
Married Emma Elizabeth Reeve Feb 12 1908
Married Mary Louise Ellett Feb 21 1918

Eleanor Lucretia Robison-(31783395)
Willis Eugene Robison-(25199756)
Benjamin Hancock Robison-(25212743)
Lillis Alvira Robison-(16363557)
Wayne Clifton Robison-(25212807)
John Wells Robison-(32152303)
Gibbs (Twin) Robison-(69808)
Berry (Twin) Robison-(28693494)
Ward Albert Robison-(37774312)
Choral Grace Robison-(31864166)
Rulon Andree Robison-(68682)
Sarah Myrl Robison-(50939337)
Eva Robison-(11786640)
Franklin Reeve Robison-(11786677)
Zeala Apikara Wright-(adopted)

Obituary: Millard County Progress 2 July 1937


Willis Eugene Robison, 83, died at his home in Hinckley late Monday,(28 Jun 1937) closing a long career as pioneer, legislator and church leader.
Patriarch Robison was born in Crete, Will co., Ill. on March 1,1854, while his family was en route westward to join the LDS pioneers. His parents were among the early settlers in the old fort in Fillmore. Me married Sarah Ann Ellett July 8, 1874 and spent his early married life in Scipio. In October, 1882, he was called on an LDS mission to the southern States. Serving in two Legislatures, Mr. Robison was also a member of the Constitutional Convention. He was selected to fix the bounderies of a new county, to give it a name and select its officers. In Wayne County, he was called to the presidency of the Wayne LDS Stake.
He is survived by his widow, Mary Louise Ellett Robison and the following sons and daughters; Willis, Berry and Frank Robison and Mrs. Myrl Terry of Hinckley; Ward Robison of Delta; an adopted daughter, Zeala Wright of Stockton, Cal., 23 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.


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  • Find a Grave Memorial 11786266
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Willis Eugene Robison (1 Mar 1854–28 Jun 1937), Find a Grave Memorial no. 11786266, citing Hinckley City Cemetery, Hinckley, Millard County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Carl F. Robison (contributor 47397808) .