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Missing 1880 Census Data???

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William E Robinson

John A Mullen (View posts)
Posted: 980337600000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Robinson, Mullen
William E Robinson was my great grandfather and resided in Plaquemines Parrish from the post Civil War period until about 1890 to 1895. My Grandmother, Katherine Robinson, related that she was born in Plaqemines Parrish and that the family had an orange grove there.
William was the son of an Irish immigrant (Name unavailable to right now) who settled in Texas about 1850. This information is confirmed by Irish records (again unavailable)By family oral tradition he was in the military at the begining of the Civil War and taken captive. He was later released on parole and served the remainder of the war on permenant duty at Governor's Island.
Given my Grandmothers date of birth (1883) I would guess the William would have been born in Texas circa 1860.
There is also a John Robinson who I believe is Williams brother.
At least part of the family moved north (possibly to Ohio)about 1895. My grandmother was among them. I can recall that my grandmother had some dealings in Louisianna having to do with the disposition of family holdings in about 1960 so there may be records of this.

I have scanned photographs of William Robinson (taken in New Orleans C. 1875), Katherin Robinson (C. 1900) and Bill and John Robinson (C. 1920) Feel free to ask for them,

John Mullen
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