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Searching for name of wife of James Milford Robison of Harrisburg, TX
Posted by: Marty Ramage (ID *****2961) Date: October 16, 2010 at 16:02:03
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Searching for the name of the wife of James Milford Robison/Robinson (16 March 1894-25 April 1925) who lived in Harrisburg, Harris County, Texas. James Milford Robison was buried in the Holy Cross Cemetery in Harris County, Texas. At the time of his death, his survivors included his wife and two sons.

The obituary for James Milford Robison indicates that he suffocated in an effort to rescue L. D. Gilmore, a fellow worker at the Ford plant. Robison went down after Gilmer when he fell from an oil tank in the oil house at the plant, down between the tank and the wall, and who finally was overcome by fumes from paint remover stored in the basement of the house. Gilmore was resuscitated after 20 minutes' work on the part of W. E. Sammon, Westheimer ambulance driver, but Robison could not be resusciated.

The following is genealogical overview of the family of James Milford Robison:

Jesse Gun Robison (17 January 1850-2 April 1941…note: death certificate has 12 January 1850 as date of birth) married (1)Mary Jane Young (ca. 1851-ca. 1888) on 31 July 1873 in Clay County, Alabama, and (2)Margaret Nancy Swann (8 March 1866-3 September 1955). Jesse Gun Robison and his family migrated to Texas during the late 1880’s. The children of Jesse Gun and Mary Jane Young Robison were: Augustus "Gus" Robison (23 September 1874-27 February 1910) married _______ and lived in Frosa, Limestone County, Texas; Ada L. Robison (born ca. 1876); Dora Ann Robison (15 August 1878-8 February 1966) married (1)J. T. “Tom” Griffin (died during the late 1890’s) on 1 November 1895 in Freestone County, Texas, and (2)John Thomas Brown (14 March 1864-24 February 1933) on 15 March 1900 in Wood County, Texas; Exa Bell Robison (22 January 1881-16 March 1959) married Walter T. Weeks (17 August 1877-2 December 1955) on 23 May 1901 in Wood County, Texas; and Minnie M. Robison (born July 1884). The children of Jessie Gun and Margaret Nancy Swann Robison were: Jessie Lula Robison (6 January 1890-27 July 1964) married Thurmon Carnell Harrington (18 February 1886-16 March 1951) on 2 August 1908 in Lampasas County, Texas, and lived in Houston, Texas; John Hunter Robison (21 January 1892-12 January 1977) married Willie Brown (17 January 1900-12 March 1974) and lived in Matagorda County, Texas; James Milford Robison (16 March 1894-25 April 1925) married ________ and lived in Houston, Harris County, Texas; Beulah Beatrice Robison (24 June 1896-3 December 1970) married Ormel Valentine Root (3 December 1899-1 October 1980) on 10 December 1924 in Harris County, Texas, and lived in Rusk County, Texas; Jesse Gun Robison, Jr. (18 November 1898-16 February 1988) married Anna Mae James (23 March 1902-16 July 1995) on 8 May 1920 in Cherokee County, Texas; Earnest Webb “Slim” Robison (5 January 1901-24 February 1981) married (1)Laura Virginia Price Foster (22 July 1900-8 October 1957) and (2)Myra Poland Conly (17 October 1895-May 1976); Richard Robert Robison (26 February 1903-31 January 1953) married (1)Clara Josephine Stalfa/Stolfa (September 1894-23 November 1934) and (2)Martha Cordelia Walden/Waldron/Walder McLemore (22 February 1911-16 November 1964); Willie K. Robison (24 May 1905-17 January 1959) married Lois Lena Rankin (born 17 February 1916); and Arvel Ponton Robison (16 January 1909-12 May 1986) married Clarice Vance Scott (19 October 1907-5 May 1991).


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