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Ellsworth ROBINSON & bro., Eli, in Lincoln, KS 1906
Posted by: Ohio Yankee (ID *****0125) Date: August 24, 2002 at 22:34:09
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I am searching for ANY information on Ellsworth ROBINSON and his brother, Eli, who lived in Lincoln, KS, in 1906 according to a newspaper article in Pomeroy, Meigs Co., OH. They came from Meigs County, Ohio, the sons of Lewis ROBINSON. I am writing a family history and need the descendants of these men. Here is what the article said on them:

The next [person I visited] is Ellsworth ROBINSON, who came here (i.e. Lincoln, KS) single in 1884, married a Miss Jennie LATTO and in 1891 and has a family of four children, three girls and one boy. Mr. ROBINSON is one of the largest business men in the county, owning and running a store of implements and hardware, 48 feet wide and 120 feet long, the best room in the city. He also owns five elevators, two in this        county and there [sic three] in adjoining counties. He took me through his elevator here. I found 17,000 bushels of wheat stored in it. He also has a farm of 240 acres one and three-quarters miles from the city, which is run by his bother [sic brother], Eli ROBINSON, formerly of Meigs. He is assisted by his son and daughter, he being a widower. Mr. E. ROBINSON is feeding 85
head coming 3-year-old steers which will average 1,200 pounds each. He aslso had 60 head of mixed cattle, two or three good teams of horses. He is wealthy.

Keith D. Ashley, 34465 Crew Road, Pomeroy, OH 45769-9715

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