Bio: Robie, Dr. James (1830 - 1909)

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Surnames: Robie, Hoffman, Leary, Muller, Kaber

----Sources: 1881 History of Northern Wisconsin, Census, Family Notes

JAMES ROBIE, M. D., Black River Falls, was born in Franklin Co., Vt., Aug. 23, 1830. Came to Green Co., Wis., where he remained a short time and then started for St. Paul, Dec. 12, 1855, and on the way he stopped at Black River Falls, where Mr. Sam Hoffman, proprietor of the Shanghai Hotel, had his leg broken. Dr. Robie stopped to attend Mr. Hoffman with no intention of remaining there, but finally stayed until after the rebellion. In 1865 went to Missouri where he opened a drug-store and practiced his profession. Some time after he came back to Black River Falls, and is still practicing his profession there. Dr. Robie was a graduate of Woodstock Medical College in Vermont in 1852. Was married to Ellen Louise Leary, Oct. 12, 1868 ; she was born in 1849. Their family consists of five children—Nellie Louise, Laura, Edgar, Gratia and Alice.

*Dr. James Robie died 21 Apr 1909, at the age of 78 yrs.,  in Jackson Co., Wisconsin

1880 Federal Census, Albion, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 283

Jas. Robie, married American male
occupation : Physician & Surgeon
father's birthplace : New Hampshire, United States
mother's birthplace : Massachusetts, United States

Household Members
self Jas. Robie M 50 (1830 Vermont, United States)
wife Ellen Louise F 32 (1848 Maryland, United States)
daughter Nellie Louise F 10 Missouri, United States
daughter Laura Louise F 8 Missouri, United States
son Edgar Louise M 5 Wisconsin, United States
daughter Gracie Robie F 3 Wisconsin, United States

1900 Federal Census, ED 44 Black River Falls city Ward 1-4, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 6, family 123

James Robie, married white male

occupation: physician

home owner
father's birthplace: Vermont
mother's birthplace: Vermont
years married: 32 (1868)

Household Members
head James Robie M 72 (Aug 1828 Vermont)
wife Louisa Robie F 60 (Jul 1840 Vermont); 5 children-5 living, parents b. Ireland
son Edgar Robie M 26 (Jul 1874 Wisconsin), bookkeeper
daughter Alice V Robie F 18 (Sep 1882 Wisconsin), Teacher


Wisconsin Marriages


George Frederick Kaber
groom's birthplace: Philadelphia, Pa.
bride's name: Nellie Oleary Robie
bride's birthplace: St. Louis, Mo.
marriage date: 14 Feb 1893
marriage place: Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
groom's father's name: Gottlob Frederick Kaber
groom's mother's name: Marie Muller
bride's father's name: James Robie
bride's mother's name: Ellen Oleary
groom's race: White
groom's marital status: Unknown
bride's race: White
bride's marital status: Unknown



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