A Biographical Sketch from the Book "COUNTIES of WHITE and PULASKI, INDIANA" "HISTORICAL and BIOGRAPHICAL". Illustrated. Chicago; F. A. BATTEY & CO., Publishers. 1883. page 237, City of Monticello, White County, Indiana.
"DR. F. B. ROBISON was born in Miami County, Ohio, August 28, 1843, and is one of six children, three of whom are yet living, born to THOMAS A. and ELIZABETH P. (HATHAWAY) ROBISON, natives of Pennsylvania and Ohio respectively. THOMAS A. ROBISON, a farmer, was married in Ohio; he came to Indiana in 1844, and died in Camden, Carroll County, about 1855. The widow married the Rev. MITCHELL. After his death, she came with her son, our subject, to Monticello, where she died in April, 1873. From the time he was nine years old, Dr. ROBISON has had to for himself. He was reared a farmer, acquired a good common school education, and at the age of twenty began the study of medicine at Delphi, with Dr. F. A. SCHULTZ. He studied three years. In 1865, attended his first term, and February 12, 1867, received his diploma as M. D. from the Eclectic Medical Institute at Cincinnati. He then located at Delphi, and was in partnership with his former preceptor until April, 1869, when he came to Monticello, where he has met with ample success. He is a Democrat, a K. of P., and a member of the A. O. U. W. In April, 1867, he married Miss KATE DAVIS, of Burnettsville, who has borne him two children - LILLIAN J. and MARGARET A. Mrs. ROBISON is a member of the M. E. Church of Monticello."