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Sherwood W. Robinson
Lodomillo Twp.

Sherwood W. Robinson was born in Huron County, Ohio, Aug. 1, 1842, and was a son of Charles and Hannah Robinson, nee Hare, natives of New York, and the parents of six children. In 1850 the family came to Iowa, and located in Jackson County, where they remained one summer, then came to Lodomillo Township, this county. Sherwood lived on the farm with his father until he was twenty-one years old, when he purchased the old homestead, and soon after, on Sept. 20, 1868, was married to Minerva J. Noble, who was born in Delaware County, Iowa, and was a daughter of Daniel B. and Minerva (Peet) Noble, of New York, and now residing in Montana. Their union has been blessed with four children--Eda C., Avery E., Herbert S. and Effie M. Mr. Robinson's farm consists of 120 acres of land, 100 under cultivation, the remainder in timber. He has one of the finest farms in this section of the country. He has held various public positions of trust; was Township Trustee two years, and is the present Assessor. In politics he is a Republican. Mrs. Robinson is a member of the Congregational church.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 902
Transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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