|Welcome to our Home Page.We are researching the Family Tree of William Robbins, who was born in Scott County, Indiana, November 18, 1820.He married Mary (possibly Mary Nancy Chasteen).Their children were Martin Charles Robbins, b. May 05, 1846; Albert Robbins, b. 1848; Valentine Robbins, b. March 13, 1852; Sarah E. Robbins b. 1854; Leonard Robbins, b. 1858, Sylvester Robbins, b. 1859; Silar Robbins, b. 1863; Mary A. Robbins, b. 1866; and Charley Robbins, b. 1869.William's parents were probably Richard Robbins and Rebecca Chasteen, but I have been unable to verify this as of March, 1998.|
Martin Charles Robbins married Elizabeth Jane Kieth, daughter of Richard Kieth and Eliza Lewis.
Martin Robbins and Elizabeth "Eliza Jane" Kieth had six children: Mary Robbins, b June 25, 1869, m. David M. Clark; Alice Robbins, b. April 23, 1871; d. February 02, 1914, m. Barney Chasteen; Thomas Alexander Robbins, b. May 24, 1873; John W. Robbins, b. May 07, 1876, in Indiana, d. January 06, 1961, in Arkansas; Willard Robbins, b. July 11, 1879, in Indiana, d. January 24, 1972 in Arkansas, m. Bertha Leoma Rhude; Joseph Robbins, b. June 15, 1883, d. March 11, 1970 in Arkansas, m. Hazel Edith Rhude; Mariah Jane Robbins, b. March 09, 1885, Scottsburg, IN, d. February 15, 1977, in Illinois, m. Meed Trowbridge.
Martin C. Robbins was my great-grandfather.
I have been told by an Uncle that the Robbins came from England and the Rhudes from Ireland.Bertha Rhude, spouse of Willard Robbins, was my grandmother and the sister of Hazel Rhude, who married Joseph Robbins, brother of Willard.
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Updated September 5, 2000