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John W. Robbins

Descendants of John Williams Robbins
submitted by Gail Cox & Marsha Bryant

Generation No. 1

1. JOHN WILLIAMS2 ROBBINS (ROBERT DRAYTON1) was born 1856 in Alabama. He married MARY JANE ANDREWS. She was born 1855 in Alabama.

Children of JOHN ROBBINS and MARY ANDREWS are:

2. i. ALETHA LUCETTE3 ROBBINS, b. December 29, 1872, Selma, Alabama; d. August 03, 1950, Polk County, Texas.

3. ii. ROBERT DRAYTON ROBBINS, b. February 12, 1879, Centreville, Bibb County, Alabama; d. June 16, 1944, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana.

Generation No. 2

2. ALETHA LUCETTE3 ROBBINS (JOHN WILLIAMS2, ROBERT DRAYTON1) was born December 29, 1872 in Selma, Alabama (Source: 1880 Bibb County, Alabama Census Record.), and died August 03, 1950 in Polk County, Texas (Source: Texas State Archives.). She married CLARENCE RAMEY November 11, 1891 in Trinity County, Texas.

Notes for ALETHA LUCETTE ROBBINS: She was listed as 3 years old according to the 1880 census records of Bibb County, Alabama. She is buried in Glendale Cemetery.

Children of ALETHA ROBBINS and CLARENCE RAMEY are:

i. CECIL4 RAMEY, m. JERRY.

ii. PERCY RAMEY, m. REBA.

iii. JOE RAMEY.

v. JOHN CHARLES RAMEY, m. MILDRED. Died young.

vi. BEA RAMEY, m. UNKNOWN CAMPBELL.

vii. JESSIE RAMEY, m. BOB TERRY.

viii. MAXINE RAMEY, m. RAYMOND PECOT.

Robert Drayton Robbins & Lenora Mary Beasley

3. ROBERT DRAYTON3 ROBBINS (JOHN WILLIAMS2, ROBERT DRAYTON1) was born February 12, 1879 in Centreville, Bibb County, Alabama (Source: 1880 Alabama Census Records.), and died June 16, 1944 in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana (Source: "Shreveport Times Newspaper."). He married (1) HATTIE BELL CHANCE May 09, 1896 in Trinity County, Texas (Source: Marriage License.). She was born August 1878 in Georgia. He married (2) LENORA MARY BEASLEY October 06, 1906 in Commerce, Hunt County, Texas (Source: Hunt County, Texas Marriage License.), daughter of SY BEASLEY and IDA STRICKLAND. She was born September 20, 1890 in Groveton, Trinity County, Texas, and died April 23, 1961 in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana (Source: Roseneath Funeral Home Records.).

Notes for ROBERT DRAYTON ROBBINS:

1880 Census of Bibb County, Alabama, Township of Centreville, shows Robert as 2 years old, living with parents. He worked for Louisiana and Arkansas Railway as a Freight Brakeman, Yard Master, and Conductor. He also served in the police force in Shreveport in the early 1920's during the slack times at the railroad. He is buried in Greenwood Cemetery in Shreveport, Louisiana. According to social security records, Robert was born in Selma, Dallas County, Alabama.

Notes for LENORA MARY BEASLEY:

"Nora" was an excellent seamstress. She had a wonderful sense of humor. During the Great Depression, she and Paw lost their home when he was laid off at the railroad. They found a place to live and ran a home laundry business out of the house in order to make ends meet. Maw loved sports, especially baseball. Maw is buried in Greenwood Cemetery in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Children of ROBERT ROBBINS and HATTIE CHANCE are:

i. MARY ALLENE4 ROBBINS, b. May 06, 1899, Groveton, Trinity Co., Tx (Source: Birth Certificate.).

ii. GEORGE ALVIN ROBBINS, b. May 18, 1903, Houston, Harris County, Texas (Source: Texas Birth Certificate.); d. October 1976 (Source: Broderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 2, Ed. 5, Social Security Death Index, USA.).

Children of ROBERT ROBBINS and LENORA BEASLEY are:

iii. JESSIE MADOLYNE4 ROBBINS, b. August 26, 1906, Omaha, Morris County Texas; d. March 15, 1986, Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana; m. ROBERT VINCENT VAN DYKE, July 21, 1925, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana; b. March 30, 1906, Natchez, Mississippi; d. August 14, 1937, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana.

iv. UNNAMED CHILD ROBBINS, b. August 28, 1907; d. August 30, 1907.

v. SY ROBBINS, b. December 13, 1910, Leesville, Louisiana; d. March 15, 2004, Sulphur, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

vi. EDDIE DRAYTON ROBBINS, b. July 18, 1913, Omaha, Texas; d. June 06, 1961, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana

vii. MABEL INEZ ROBBINS, b. October 22, 1916, Omaha, Morris County, Texas; d. January 27, 1919, Omaha, Morris County, Texas. Mabel died when she was about three years old of Measles.

viii. ROBERT WELLMAN ROBBINS, b. February 22, 1923, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana; d. January 23, 1992, Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

ix. MARY CLAIRE ROBBINS, b. February 19, 1928, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana (Source: Caddo Parish, Louisiana Birth Certificate.); d. September 18, 1981, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana (Source: Death Certificate, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana.); m. ALVY RUSSELL HOLLEY, September 21, 1946, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana (Source: Caddo Parish, Louisiana Marriage License, copy in my possession.); b. July 20, 1927, Evansville, Vanderburg County, Indiana; d. January 01, 1980, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana (Source: Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana Death Certificate.).

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