Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|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|
|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|
|Date||March 26, 1908|
|Age||73 years, 4 months, 27 days|
adenocarcinoma of rectum
(source: Acton death record, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910. In: American Ancestors [online database].)
|Obituary||Concord Enterprise, April 1, 1908|
|Burial||Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton Mass.|
|Survived by||his second wife Miss Lillie Farnham; three sons George, Frederick and Chester|
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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