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James M. Robinson
Lodomillo Twp.

James M. Robinson, son of Charles and Hannah (Hare) Robinson, was born in Huron County, O., Nov. 16, 1844. His parents removed to Clayton County when James was about nine years old and settled on section 36, Lodomillo Township, where he now resides. He was married here to Cynthia Noble, on Dec. 3, 1866. She was born in Delaware County, Ia., and is a daughter of Daniel B. and Minerva Noble, nee Peet, of New York. Seven children have been born of this union, viz.: William D., Charles H., Jennie M., Merten S. (died in infancy), Laura D., Olive M. and Worthy A. Mr. Robinson owns a fine farm of 120 acres, all under excellent improvement except twenty acres of timber. In 1864 he enlisted in the 100 days' service in Company F, Forty-sixth Iowa Infantry Volunteers, and served four months and twelve days. He is a Rebublican in politics and cast his first vote for Abraham Lincoln for President. He is one of the responsible and popular men of Clayton County, where he has been identified since childhood.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 903
Transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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