A First Family of Macoupin Co IL
submitted by Mary Ann Stewart Kaylor
GEORGE ROBISON bought land in Western Mound Twp., Macoupin County, IL Aug 24, 1835, compromising 120 acres. He was born in VA per the census. He was in Caldwell Co., KY on 23 Mar 1813 when he married ALCEY (ELSEY) POORE. He died bef the 1860 Census, probably Macoupin County. His death date or burial place not found. ALCEY POORE ROBISON was deceased by 1875, burial place not found.
CHILDREN OF GEORGE ROBISON and ALCEY POORE:
i. HUGH J. ROBISON b 31 Dec 1816 Caldwell Co. KY; d 8 May 1893; bu Asbury Mound Cemetery, Barr Twp., no stone. He married 1) SARAH BATES d bef 1850; 2) MAY JANE ANDERSON 14 Apr 1853 Macoupin Co., IL; 3) HARRIET M. ? ca 1865.
ii. JOHN ROBISON b 1821 prob Caldwell Co., KY; m NANCY ? ca 1851.
iii. PRESLEY C. ROBISON b 29 Oct 1822 in Caldwell Co., KY; d 19 Feb 1888 in Macoupin Co., IL; m ELIZABETH REDMAN 23 Mar 1845 Macoupin Co., IL. Elizabeth was b 6 Sep 1822 in Brookville, IN dau of EDWARD REDMAN & ANN TEAGARDEN DOUGHTY SHERWOOD. She d 4 Aug 1897 in Washington, W. Mound Twp., Macoupin Co., IL. Both are buried in Asbury Mound Cemetery, Barr Twp., Macoupin Co., IL
iv. SIMON ROBISON b ca 1825 prob Caldwell Co., KY; d bef 1844; m SARAH POWELL 31 Dec 1840 Macoupin Co., IL.
v. GEORGE W. ROBISON b ca 1826 prob Caldwell Co., KY; m ADALINE ? in Arkansas.
vi. ELIZABETH ROBISON b ca 1827 prob Caldwell Co., KY; m THOMAS BATES 30 Mar 1847 in Macoupin Co., IL.
vii. FRANCIS W. ROBISON b ca 1830 prob Caldwell Co., KY; m MARY C. MORELAND 29 May 1851 in Macoupin Co., IL
Need documentation on some of these children.
For more information on this family, contact:
Mary Ann Stewart Kaylor descendant of Presley Robison
931 Miles St.
Illiopolis, IL 62539-3562
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