Civil War Records of Elbridge Robbins, Jr.

Service

Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
G ("Concord Artillery") 5th MVI (3 months) Private; enl. April 19, 1861; must. May 1, 1861 must. out July 31, 1861 Concord   age 26

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): 1 page (PDF*)
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): x

Pension

Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
G 5th MVI Nov. 17, 1904 Invalid 1 327 668 1 105 292 Mass.  
June 19, 1908 Widow 898 515 664 962 Mass. Lelia A. Robbins

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  x

Grand Army of the Republic

x


Death

Date March 26, 1908
Place Acton, Mass.
Age 73 years, 4 months, 27 days
Cause

adenocarcinoma of rectum

(source: Acton death record, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910.  In:  American Ancestors  [online database].)

Obituary Concord Enterprise, April 1, 1908
Funeral  
Burial Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton Mass.
Survived by his second wife Miss Lillie Farnham; three sons George, Frederick and Chester

Additional Information

Elbridge Jones Robbins was born in Acton to parents Elbridge Jones and Charlotte White (source: Acton death record, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910.  In:  American Ancestors  [online database].) He was the brother of Luke Robbins.

Elbridge Jones Robbins, age 20, a farmer, is recorded in the 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 10) with Elbridge Robbins, age 44, a farmer; and Mary Elizebeth Robbins, age 33. Also in household was Luke Robbins, age 18 (source:  1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Acton. Compiled by Ann S. Lainhart.  Boston, 1989. Page 6.)

Elbridge J. Robbins is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of Acton (source: 1890 Veterans Schedules. In: Ancestry.com [online database]).

Name included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union" as "Robbins, Elbridge J."

 

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