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Jonas Robbins (1872)

Jonas Robbins taken in 1872


35. Jonas4 Robins (Jonathan3, Jonathan2, Jonathan1)(4596) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey September 1828. Jonas died 1905 in Union Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 76 years of age.

He married Sarah Jane Case in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, August 2, 1851. Sarah was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey April 1831. Sarah was the daughter of John H Case and Elizabeth unknown. Sarah died 1905 in Union Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 74 years of age. On FamilySearch a record lists a relative of Jonas Robins as Joseph Robbins.

In the 1900 census Alexendria Twp Hunterdon Co NJ page 10A, Jonas (age 71) is living with his wife Sarah (age 69) and daughter Cora (age 23). Jonas and Sarah have been married for 49 years and have had 7 (may be wrong since the census is hard to read) children with 7 still alive. Jonas is a retired Farmer and owns his farm with no mortgage. They are recorded as living between Jonathan Robbins and Frank Godown.

Jonas Robins and Sarah Jane Case had the following children:

child 56 i. Jonathan5 Robins was born Alexandria Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ May 1852. Jonathan died March 6, 1927 Alexandria Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 74 years of age. He married Caroline Louisa Chapman Alexandria Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, April 21, 1894. Caroline was born South Glastenbury, Conn December 4, 1840. Her gravestone has her birth year as 1840 In the 1900 census her birth date is recorded as Dec 1839. Caroline was the daughter of William Chapman and Cyrilla Chapman.

Caroline died March 22, 1925 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 84 years of age. Her gravestone has her death year as 1925 Obituary Easton Express March 24, 1925 Mrs Caroline Louise Robbins, wife of Jonathan Robbins, died March 23, 1925 at her home, near the Hickory, in the vicinity of Little York, aged 85 years. Death resulted from a complication of allments. Besides her husband Mrs Robbins is surived by two sons by a former marriage, Oliver Godown of Bloomsbury, and Frank Godown of Flemington. She was a member of Little York Methodist Episcopal church. In the 1900 census Alexandria Twp Hunterdon Co NJ page 10A, Jonathan (age 48) is living with his wife Caroline (age 60). They are living next door to Jonas Robbins and Frank Godown. I looks like Jonathan and Caroline have been married for 6 years. Caroline has had 3 children with 2 alive at the time of the census. Jonathan has the occupation of farmer and rents his farm. Most likely work with Jonas.

child 57 ii. William Robins(4597) was born June 25, 1854. William died April 23, 1855 at less than one year of age.

child 58 iii. Cora Robins was born Alexandria Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ June 1876.

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