Robison,  Charles Edward

Robison, Charles Edward

Male 1845 - 1883  (37 years)  

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  • Name Robison, Charles Edward  [1
    Born 2 Dec 1845  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 2 Oct 1847  Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 23 Aug 1870  Pleasant Grove, Utah County, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 26 Sep 1883  South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 6
    • Mormon sources indicate Charles died in Whitaker, York County, SC, but US Committee on Geographic Names has no Whitaker, SC. There is, however, a Whitaker Mountain (a summit) in neighboring Cherokee County. It turns out that Cherokee County was created in 1897 from pieces of York, Union, and Spartansburg counties, 14 years after Charles died, and that Whitaker Mountain was in York County in 1883. The 1880 census lists about 50 Chatawba tribe members in western York county, and Charles was on a mission to this tribe, so he probably died on or near Whitaker Mountain, now Cherokee County, South Carolina. -- Ted Smith, 16 Jun 2015
    Buried 4 Oct 1883  Montpelier City Cemetery, Montpelier, Bear Lake County, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7
    Person ID I30443  Sackett
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2015 

    Father Robison, Lewis Seth,   b. 28 Oct 1816, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1883, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Duzette, Clarissa Minerva,   b. 18 Dec 1823, Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1891, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1839  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children
    1. Robison, Charles Edward,   b. 2 Dec 1845, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1883, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    Family ID F10733  Group Sheet

    Family Berry, Rosetta Mary,   b. 3 Jul 1843, Albion, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1918, Logan, Cache County, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 10 Oct 1865  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Children 
     1. Robison, Clarissa Elnora,   b. 29 Sep 1866, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1948, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     2. Robison, Charles Albert,   b. 5 Aug 1868, Pleasant Grove, Utah County, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1945, Emmett, Gem County, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     3. Robison, Robert Lewis,   b. 17 Jul 1873, Pleasant Grove, Utah County, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1944, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     4. Robison, Alma Luella,   b. 19 Aug 1882, Montpelier, Bear Lake County, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1938, Washington, District of Columbia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     5. Robison, Lenore Rosetta,   b. 2 Dec 1877, Montpelier, Bear Lake County, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1919, Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
    Last Modified 20 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F10732  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Dec 1845 - Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 2 Oct 1847 - Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Oct 1865 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Robison, Clarissa Elnora - 29 Sep 1866 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Robison, Charles Albert - 5 Aug 1868 - Pleasant Grove, Utah County, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 23 Aug 1870 - Pleasant Grove, Utah County, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Robison, Robert Lewis - 17 Jul 1873 - Pleasant Grove, Utah County, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Robison, Lenore Rosetta - 2 Dec 1877 - Montpelier, Bear Lake County, Idaho, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Robison, Alma Luella - 19 Aug 1882 - Montpelier, Bear Lake County, Idaho, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Sep 1883 - South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 4 Oct 1883 - Montpelier City Cemetery, Montpelier, Bear Lake County, Idaho, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Headstones
    Charles Edward Robison (1845-1883) headstone
    Charles Edward Robison (1845-1883) headstone
    From Find A Grave Memorial# 43117853, uploaded there by Jay Robison

  • Notes 
    • Ted Smith notes: Mormon sources indicate Charles died in Whitaker, York County, SC, but US Committee on Geographic Names has no Whitaker, SC. There is, however, a Whitaker Mountain (a summit) in neighboring Cherokee County. It turns out that Cherokee County was created in 1897 from pieces of York, Union, and Spartansburg counties, 14 years after Charles died, and that Whitaker Mountain was in York County in 1883. The 1880 census lists about 50 Chatawba tribe members in western York county, and Charles was on a mission to this tribe, so he probably died on or near Whitaker Mountain, now Cherokee County, South Carolina.

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      From The illustrious Robinsons, 1976, by Veldron Robison Matheson; Volume 2, Brigadier General Lewis Robison, p. 711-714

      LEWIS' DEATH

      Át this point, there is a break in the available information about Lewis' life. The next document of any type is a letter from his son, Charles Edward, dated August 4, 1883, sent from Fort Mills, York County, South Carolina. He was looking forward to his return home after the completion of his mission. He wrote:

      I want you to come and spend some of your time with me when I return. I think I shall take more time to inform myself and visit with my relatives and try to live nearer to my God than in the past, for as Jesus said to his disciples "For what does a man profitith if he shall gain the whole world and lose his own soul; or what shall a man gain in exchange for his soul." This is new work to me; I will assure you although we are laughed at, scorned, and made fun of on all sides, yet there is a pleasure in this labor. Nothing but the gospel would keep me here twenty-four hours.
      But Charles did not live to fulfill his mission. While carrying out his missionary labors, he became ill . He was taken in a horsedrawn lumber wagon to see a doctor twenty miles away. He died in Whitaker, York County, South Carolina, September 26, 1883. He was survived by his family who remained at home: His wife, Rosetta, and five children. His uncle, Daniel Wells, traveled east to meet the body and return with it to Montpelier, where Charles had been the first Bishop. Daniel delivered the sermon at the funeral.

      p. 819:
      CHARLES EDWARD ROBISON
      b. December 2, 1845, Nauvoo, Illinois
      d. September 26, 1883, Whitaker, South Carolina
      bur. October 4, 1883, Montpelier, Idaho
      Parents'. Lewis Robison and
      Clarissa Minerva Duzette
      Occupation: Foreman, American Fork Canyon Sawmill; Farmer; Buyer and Seller of cattle, drove cattle to Cheyenne, Wyoming market; Contracted and built roadbeds for the Oregon Short Line Railroad, 1881; Contracted for lumber to build bridges; Furnished beef to the boarding camps.
      Mission: Southern States, April 9, 1883 - September 28, 1883, at time of death.
      Church Service: First Bishop of Montpelier, April 1874 - November 11, 1883; Director of the United Order, Bear Lake County; President of the United Order, June 4, 1874, Montpelier, Idaho.
      Brigham Young's Body Guard
      Military Service: Black Hawk War Veteran, 1965; 1st Utah Military Cavalry, July 3, 1866 - August 25, 1866, 2nd Lieutenant, Captain Jonathan S. Page's Company
      Civic Affairs: State Representative, Bear Lake County, Idaho, 1882; County Commissioner, June 7, 1875; Director, Agriculture and Manufacturing Association
      Colonizer: Bear Lake Valley, Idaho, 1870
      Pioneer: Crossed plains to Utah in Artillery Company, Charles C. Rich, Captain; arrived in the Promised Valley, October 2, 1847.
      Residence: Nauvoo, Illinois, Salt Lake City, Utah; Pleasant Grove, Utah; Georgetown, Idaho, 1870, Montpelier, Idaho, 1874
      (Double marriage ceremony with Solon Wells Robison and Lydia Margaret Staker.)

      p. 820:
      HISTORICAL HIGHLIGHTS
      of the
      LIFE OF BISHOP CHARLES EDWARD ROBISON
      Date Age Particulars
      Approx.
      Dec. 2. 1845 0 Born in Nauvoo, Illinois
      July 1847 Crossed the Plains in the Artillery Campany, Charles C. Rich's Company
      May 1848 2V2 Witnessed the plague of the crickets
      Mar. 23 1864 18 Returned to the States for threshing machine
      1865 19 Participated in the Black Hawk War
      Brigham Young's Body Guard
      Oct. 10 1865 Married Rosetta Mary Berry
      July 3, 1866 20 1st Utah Military Cavalry
      Aug. 25 1866 Military Service completed
      Sept. 29 1866 1st Child Born - Clarissa Elnora Robison
      Aug. 5 1868 22 2nd Child Born - Charles Albert Robison
      Oct. 1870 24 Special Call to Colonize Bear Lake Valley
      July 17 1873 27 3rd Child Born - Robert Lewis Robison
      1873 Family journeyed to New Settlement
      1874 28 Ordained first Bishop of Montpelier, Idaho
      1874 Director of the United Order, Bear Lake County
      June 4 1874 President of the United Order, Montpelier, Idaho
      June 7 1875 Patriarchal Blessing by Patriarch John Smith
      Nov. 3 1875 29 Director of the Agriculture and Manufacturing Association
      Feb. 12 1877 31 4th Child Born - Lenore Rosetta Robison
      Oct. 11 1877 Bishop C.E. Robison of Montpelier was appointed to investigate the new bridge over Bear River.
      1881 35 Contracted and Built Roadbeds for Oregon Short Line
      Aug. 19 1882 36 5th Child Born - Alma Luella Robison
      1882 State Representative, Bear Lake County
      Aug. 28 1882 Letter of acceptance for Mission
      Apr. 7 1883 3 7 Patriarchal Blessing by Patriarch John Smith
      April 9 1883 Set Apart for Southern States Mission
      April. 10 1883 Left Salt Lake City for Mission
      April. 14 1883 Arrived in the Mission Field, John H. Morgan, Mission President
      Sept. 1883 Appointed District President
      1883 Labored with the Catawba Indians
      Sept. 28 1883 Died on a mission, Whitaker, South Carolina
      Oct. 4 1883 Buried in Montpelier, Idaho
      pp. 821-832 cover the life of Charles Edward Robison

      pp. 833-834 describe the events in the life of Rosetta Mary Berry Robison. Pp. 835-845 cover the ancestry and descendants of Rosetta and Lewis.

  • Sources 
    1. [S73] Ancestry of Mitt Romney, Reitwiesner, William Addams, (http://www.wargs.com/political/romney.html).

    2. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com), 19 Jun 2015.
      Find A Grave Memorial# 43117853
      Charles Edward Robison
      Birth: Dec. 2, 1845
      Nauvoo
      Hancock County
      Illinois, USA
      Death: Sep. 26, 1883
      York County
      South Carolina, USA

      Charles died while on a mission in South Carolina.

      Family links:
      Parents:
      Lewis Robison (1816 - 1883)
      Clarissa M Duzett Robison (1822 - 1891)

      Spouse:
      Rosetta Mary Berry Robison (1843 - 1918)*

      Children:
      Clarissa Elnora Robison Kirkup (1866 - 1948)*
      Charles Albert Robison (1868 - 1945)*
      Robert Lewis Robison (1873 - 1944)*
      Rosetta Lenore Robison Weaver (1877 - 1919)*
      Alma Luella Robison LaFount (1882 - 1938)*

      Siblings:
      Charles Edward Robison (1845 - 1883)
      Seth Milton Robison (1857 - 1896)**
      Joseph Smith Robison (1860 - 1944)*
      Minerva Rebecca Robison (1860 - 1862)**
      Irene Elizabeth Robison Houghton (1862 - 1946)*
      Emma Lenora Robison McLeod (1862 - 1906)**
      Daniel Hanmer Robison (1865 - 1924)**
      Ellen Aseneth Robison (1865 - 1865)**
      May Jerusha Robison Driggs (1867 - 1956)**
      Inez Melissa Robison Olpin (1868 - 1945)**
      Nell Isola Robinson Halliday (1871 - 1949)**
      Guy Kellogg Robison (1871 - 1948)**

      *Calculated relationship
      **Half-sibling

      Burial:
      Montpelier City Cemetery
      Montpelier
      Bear Lake County
      Idaho, USA

      Created by: Jay Robison
      Record added: Oct 15, 2009
      Find A Grave Memorial# 43117853

    3. [S697] Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868, (FamilySearch.org), 19 Jun 2015.
      Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868
      Name: Charles Edward Robison
      Event Type: Immigration
      Event Place: Utah, United States
      Gender: Male
      Birth Date: 02 Dec 1845
      Death Date: 26 Sep 1883
      Pioneer Company: Charles C. Rich Company
      Arrival Date: 02 Oct 1847

    4. [S501] 1870 U.S. Census, 19 Jun 2015.
      1870 United States Census, enumerated 23 August 1870 in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah County, USA
      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      Charles Robson M 24 Illinois
      Rosetta Robson F 27 Michigan
      Clarissa Robson F 4 Utah
      Charles Robson M 2 Utah
      Joseph Dalton M 10 Utah
      Household ID: 135 , Line Number: 25 , Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) , Affiliate Publication Number: M593 , GS Film number: 000553111 , Digital Folder Number: 004267908 , Image Number: 00504

    5. [S73] Ancestry of Mitt Romney, Reitwiesner, William Addams, (http://www.wargs.com/political/romney.html) (Reliability: 3).
      Whitaker, SC not on current maps. - [Thurmon King]

    6. [S401] Idaho, Southeast Counties Obituaries, 1864-2007, (FamilySearch.org), 19 Jun 2015.
      Idaho, Southeast Counties Obituaries, 1864-2007
      Name: Charles E Robison
      Event Type: Obituary
      Event Date: 1883
      Event Place: Idaho, United States
      Gender: Male
      Relationship to Deceased: Deceased
      Birth Date: 02 Dec 1845
      Birthplace: Nauvoo, , Illinois
      Death Date: 26 Sep 1883
      Death Place: , , South Carolina
      Spouse: Rosetta Mary Berry, md. 10 Oct 1865, Salt Lake City, Utah
      Notes: "Ancestral file has buried in Salt Lake City, Utah. Died on mission in."
      Digital Folder Number: 100464702 , Image Number: 03211

    7. [S699] The illustrious Robisons, Veldron Robison Matheson, 820, 19 Jun 2015.
      Oct. 4 1883 Buried in Montpelier, Idaho


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