The Robbins families of Rutherford Co. NC

Beginning with the patriarch William Robins (bef 1755 - 1816) who married Sarah (last name unknown*) and had the following children:
*I think she was a Briscoe but lack documentation. Nathan Briscoe, who was a friend and neighbor, had an aunt and uncle named Philip and Elizabeth - note names of first two children...

Philip ROBBINS
Birth:    About 1768    Place:    Rutherford Co., NC
Death:    After Jun 1850    Place:    Rutherford Co., NC
1st Spouse: Unknown
         Marriage:    Before 1800    Place:    Rutherford Co., NC

Children...
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1. F Child:    Sarah W. ROBBINS
Birth:    1795/1797    Place:    NC
Death:    After 1860   
Spouse:    William PAINTER
Marriage:    15 May 1821    Place:    Rutherford Co., NC
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2. F Child:    Elizabeth ROBBINS
Birth:    1798    Place:    NC
Death:    After 1880    Place:    prob McMinn Co., TN
Spouse:    John OWENS
Marriage:    About 1819   
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3. M Child:    John ROBBINS ** DNA Test results available
Birth:    1800    Place:    Rutherford Co., NC
Death:    After 1880    Place:    NC
Spouse:    Alatha PAINTER
Marriage:    About 1830   
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4. M Child:    William ROBBINS ** DNA Test results available
Birth:    About 1803    Place:    Rutherford Co., NC
Death:    1889    Place:    Walker Co., GA
Burial:        Place:    Robbins Family Cemetery, East Armuchee, Walker Co., GA
Spouse:    Nancy Martin
Marriage:    7 Mar 1825   
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5. M Child:    Joseph ROBBINS
Birth:    About 1804    Place:    Rutherford Co., NC
Death:    After 1870    Place:    White Co., AR
Spouse:    Isabel Owens
Marriage:    About 1830   
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6. M Child:    James ROBBINS
Birth:    1810    Place:    NC
Death:    1882/1884    Place:    Rutherford Co., NC
Burial:        Place:    Mt. Olivet Baptist Cem. Rutherford Co., NC
Spouse:    Dicy OWENS
Marriage:    30 Sep 1831    Place:    Rutherford Co., NC
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7. M Child:    Obadiah ROBBINS
Birth:    About 1813    Place:    Rutherford Co., NC
Spouse:    Lilly


2nd Spouse:    Margaret  Suttle (maiden name from daughter Margaret's death certificate)
Marriage:    Before 1830    Place:    Rutherford Co., NC
Children...

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1. M Child:    Hezekiah ROBBINS
Birth:    About 1820    Place:    NC
Death:    Before 1880    Place:    SC
Spouse:    Cynthia ?Elizabeth ROLLINS
Marriage:    11 May 1839    Place:    Rutherford Co., NC
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2. F Child:    Delila ROBBINS
Birth:    About 1825   
Death:    After 1880    Place:    NC
Spouse:    G. Martin HAWKINS
Marriage:    30 Dec 1846    Place:    Rutherford Co., NC
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3. F Child:    Nancy ROBBINS
Birth:    About 1826    Place:    NC
Spouse:    Drury D. ROLLINS
Marriage:    7 Jan 1845    Place:    Rutherford Co., NC
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4. M Child:    Phillip ROBBINS
Birth:    About 1827    Place:    NC
Death:    After 1910   
Spouse:    Elvira  MARTIN
Marriage:    25 Jan 1854    Place:    Rutherford Co., NC
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5. M Child:    Jackson ROBBINS
Birth:    About 1829    Place:    NC
Spouse:    Elizabeth
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6. F Child:    Margaret ROBBINS
Birth:    1830    Place:    Rutherford Co., NC
Death:    1914    Place:    Rutherford Co., NC
Burial:        Place:    Henson Cemetery, Rutherford Co., NC
Spouse:    Joseph Caloway HENSON
Marriage:    10 Dec 1857    Place:    Rutherford Co., NC
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7. F Child:    Jane ROBBINS
Birth:    8 May 1831    Place:    NC
Death:    7 May 1901    Place:    NC
Burial:        Place:    Holly Springs Baptist Cemetery Rutherford Co., NC
Spouse:    James G. HENSON
Marriage:    6 Dec 1854    Place:    Rutherford Co., NC
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8. F Child:    Mary A. ROBBINS
Birth:    About 1834    Place:    NC

Elizabeth ROBBINS
Birth:    About 1770/1775    Place:    NC
Death:    After 1860    Place:    NC
Spouse:    James SPLAWN 

Mary ROBBINS
Birth:    About 1772    
Death:    Before 1816     
Spouse:    Henry  McKINNEY
Marriage:    18 Mar 1788    Place:    Rutherford Co., NC  
 
Joseph ROBBINS
Birth:    About 1775  
Death:    After 1850    Place:    probably Alabama
Spouse: Rebecca Cantrell of Spartanburg SC

Children...

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1. M Child:    James ROBBINS
Birth:    About 1815    Place:    SC
Spouse:    Sally
Marriage:    Before 1850    
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2. F Child:    Unknown ROBBINS
Birth:    1820/1825    Place:    SC
Note: Possibly Sarah who married Dennis Cantrell abt 1841, lived Winston Co., AL in 1900
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3. M Child:    John ROBBINS
Birth:    About 1824    Place:    SC
Spouse:    Polly Ann Jones
Marriage:    20 Sep 1850    
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4. M Child:    Thomas ROBBINS
Birth:    About 1828    Place:    NC
Spouse:    Sarah R. Looney
Marriage:    23 Dec 1851    Place:    Bibb Co., AL
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5. M Child:    Henry ROBBINS
Birth:    About 1830    Place:    SC
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6. M Child:    Aaron ROBBINS
Birth:    About 1833    Place:    SC
Spouse:    Jane Crownover
Marriage:    20 Sep 1855    Place:    Bibb Co., AL

Sarah 'Sally' ROBBINS
Birth:    About 1780   
Death:    14 Oct 1851      Place:    Rutherford Co., NC  
Spouse:    Tarleton SMITH
Marriage:    13 Apr 1798    Place:    Rutherford Co., NC
 
James ROBBINS
Birth:    About 1786    Place:    NC
Death:    24 Dec 1872    Place:    SC
Burial:        Place:    Robbins Cemetery ?
Spouse:    Mary

Children...

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1. M Child:    Elijah ROBBINS ** DNA Test results available
Birth:    About 1815    Place:    SC
Death:    About 1853    Place:    SC
Spouse:    Mary COLE
Marriage:    About 1835   
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2. F Child:    Margaret ROBBINS
Birth:    About 1815   
Spouse:    William Summerhill
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3. F Child:    Catherine ROBBINS
Birth:    About 1818    Place:    Spartanburg Co., SC
Spouse:    Marion LITTLE
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4. F Child:    Sarah ROBBINS
Birth:    About 1820    Place:    SC
Research:    never married
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5. F Child:    Anna ROBBINS
Birth:    About 1821   
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6. M Child:    Henry ROBBINS (Twin)
Birth:    About 1825    Place:    NC
Spouse:    Adaline
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7. M Child:    Jackson ROBBINS (Twin)
Birth:    About 1825   
Death:    Nov 1862    Place:    Richmond VA Hospital
Occupation:    Co. E, 13th SC Inf CSA
Spouse:    Margaret HORNE
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8. M Child:    William ROBBINS
Birth:    About 1826   
Death:    1862   
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9. F Child:    Diademia ROBBINS
Birth:    About 1828    Place:    SC
Death:    1878   
Spouse:    Thomas HENDERSON
Marriage:    1848   
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10. M Child:    James ROBBINS
Birth:    About 1830    Place:    SC
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11. M Child:    Thomas Jefferson ROBBINS
Birth:    About 1837    Place:    SC
Death:    Before 1880    Place:    SC
Spouse:    Eliza CUDD


 
Thomas ROBBINS
Birth:    About 1787     Place:    NC
Death:    1860/1862    Place:    Rutherford Co., NC
Spouse:    Nancy BRISCO
Marriage:    Before 5 Sep 1803    Place:    Rutherford Co., NC

Children...

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1. M Child:    Joseph L. ROBBINS
Birth:    About 1810    Place:    NC
Death:    After 1880   
Spouse:    Glory Ann NODINE
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2. M Child:    Philip ROBBINS
Birth:    About 1814    Place:    Rutherford Co., NC
Death:    Before 6 Jan 1902    Place:    Rutherford Co., NC
Spouse:    Louisa Adaline LANCASTER
Marriage:    8 Apr 1841    Place:    Rutherford Co NC
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3. F Child:    Margaret ROBBINS
Birth:    About 1817    Place:    NC
Death:    About 1871   
Spouse:    John M. NODINE
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4. M Child:    Alfred Chesterfield ROBBINS
Birth:    About 1822    Place:    NC
Death:    27 Jul 1903    Place:    SC
Burial:        Place:    Arrowwood Baptist Church Cem., Spartanburg Co., SC
Spouse:    Rebecca 'Beckey' Johnson
Spouse:    Elizabeth Mintz
Marriage:    Before 1860   
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5. F Child:    Isabella 'Iby' ROBBINS
Birth:    24 Oct 1824    Place:    Rutherford Co., NC
Death:    17 Sep 1902    Place:    Greer, SC
Burial:        Place:    Edgewood Cemetery  Greer, SC
Spouse:    Miles W. FLINN
Marriage:    19 Feb 1845    Place:    Rutherford Co., NC
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6. F Child:    Sarah Ann ROBBINS
Birth:    6 Oct 1825    Place:    NC
Death:    16 Jul 1901    Place:    NC
Burial:        Place:    Green River Bapt. Cem. Polk Co., NC
Spouse:    James M. SPLAWN
Marriage:    About 1845   
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7. F Child:    Susannah Jane ROBBINS
Birth:    16 Oct 1828    Place:    Rutherford Co, ., NC
Death:    2 Nov 1907    Place:    Polk Co., NC
Burial:        Place:    Green River Baptist Cem., Polk Co., NC
Spouse:    James Melton HESTER



Susannah Susan 'Sookey' ROBBINS
Birth:    1792    Place:    NC
Death:    31 Jan 1886    Place:    NC
Burial:        Place:    Cole Family, Dark Corner Rd., Rutherford Co., NC
Spouse:    John Cole
Marriage:    1810    
 
Judeah ROBBINS
Birth:    About 1793    Place:    NC
Death:    Before 1857    Place:    NC
Spouse:    Joseph STEADMAN
Marriage:    About 1809   

Some records found mentioning William --

DAR index
ROBBINS,   William
Birth:     Circa 1745
Service:  NC
Rank:  Pvt
Death:  NC  
Patriot Pensioned:   No     Widow Pensioned:   No
Children Pensioned:   No     Heirs Pensioned:   No
Spouse:   Sarah X

North Carolina Land Grants in South Carolina
pg 110
Sharp, William file no. 0368
Plat: Surveyed for William Sharp, 200 A on S fork Broad River about 1 1/2 miles above Fifers land ... 7 Sept 1768 Wm Sharp Wm Henson Wm Robbins CB

Copy of DAR application of Gloria Charping Dackor  that approved William Robbins' service in the revolution. Served as Private in the army in Continental Line from Jan 7, 1782 to Aug 1783. As referenced by: History of Old Tryon and Rutherford Counties NC... 1730 - 1936, p. 99. Revolutionary army accounts, (Vol. XI, p. 77 Folio 2.) N.C. #93. Agreement to Act. of Assembly passed in Dec. 1785 the State of NC is indebted to William Robbins, Continental line of this state.

1770 Tryon Co. NC land warrants 1768-1774 #241
50 acres NE side of South fork of Broad River joining on river side of Matin Pififer's land. Warrant # 436. Dec 10, 1770 SS 946.3

North Carolina Land Grants in South Carolina
pg 133
Gaston, William File no. 452; Grant no. 71; book 22, p. 18 Plat surveyed for William Gaston 100 A on a branch of Turkey Creek 13th July 1771. Jno Kirkconnel Sur. William Robbins & John Steen, C B -Grant issued 15 May 1772.

1782       ROBBINS,  WILLIAM   Rutherford  County tax list

1790 R152  ROBBINS   William         M-637 007  118
02 males 16 & up [William, Phillip]
04  males under 16 [Joseph, James, Thomas]
04 females [wife Sarah, Elizabeth, Sarah Sally, Susanna]
00
00
[Mary was married 1788.]

1796 Nathan Brisco appoints Elijah Robbins of Chester Co. SC his attorney in causes in Maryland for any heirship related property related to James S. Brisco or any others. Witnessed by William Robbins and Jonas Bedford. Elijah is son of Capt. Thomas Robbins, who had a brother named William. Needs more work.

1800   Rutherford  County   NC pg 138    ROBBINS, WILLIAM
21111-11101-00

2 males under 10 [Thomas 10,?, Thomas  was married by 1803 when Nathan Brisco made his will-could these be small children of Elizabeth and James Splawn's?]
1 male 10-16 [James 16]
1 male 16-26 [ Joseph 25]
1 male 26-45 [James Splawn?]
1 male 45 & up- [William]
1 female under 10 [Judeah 7]
1 female 10-16[ Susanna Susan]
1 female 16-26 [Elizabeth ?]
1 female 45 & up [wife Sarah]
-00 Slaves
Philip, Mary McKinney, Sarah Sally Smith are found on 1800 census in other households.

1810   Rutherford Co., NC
ROBBINS       William       pg  130  00211-0101
2 boys 16-25, 1 25-45, William over 45
1 girl 10-15, Sarah is 26-45

William  wrote his will on Christmas Day, 1815. It was proven in court in January 1816. It is possible that he died late in 1815 or early 1816. Pick one. See Robbins family wills here.

I have lots more info on the families of these children, and until I get it posted, feel free to ask .