Civil War Records of Levi H. Robbins

Service

Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
E (Davis Guards) 6th MVI
(3 months)
enl. April 16, 1861; must. April 22, 1861

must. out. Aug. 2, 1861

(see discharge paper, AML archives 2008.4.14)

Acton   age 21
E 6th MVI
(9 months)
Sergt.; enl. Aug. 25, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 1862

must. out June 3, 1863

(see discharge paper, AML archives 2008.4.15)

Acton farmer age 23
MASSCW, 1:381, 413

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): page  32-33 (PDF)

Pension

Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
E 6th MVI April 13, 1892 Invalid 1 104 771   Mass.  

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  4 pages  (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic

x


Death

Date April 30, 1896
Place Littleton, Mass.
Age 56 years, 9 months, 26 days
Cause

cancer of the omentum 

(Littleton death record, "Massachusetts Vital Records 1841-1910," AmericanAncestors.org)

Obituary  
Funeral  
Burial

Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton, Mass.

(Find A Grave Memorial #114615935, Find A Grave (website), http://www.findagrave.com. Retrieved 2014-07-14)

Survived by

Additional Information

Levi Robbins was born in Acton August 4, 1839 to parents Benjamin Robbins and Harriet Haynes (sources: Littleton death record, “Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850,” AmericanAncestors.org.; Acton birth record, "“Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850,” AmericanAncestors.org.).

Levi H. Robbins, age 28, married Mary C. Tuttle (born Stow to Simon and Mary A. Tuttle) on January 1, 1868 in West Acton (Acton marriage record, “Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850,” AmericanAncestors.org.)

Levi H. Robbins, age 30, a produce broker, is recorded as an inhabitant of Acton in the 1870 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 292) with Mary C. Robbins, age 27 ("1870 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).

Mrs. Mary C. Robbins died February 4th, 1877 at age 34, of suicide, in Littleton, Mass. (Littleton death register, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," v. 293, p. 97 [image], AmericanAncestors.org).

Levi H. Robbins, age 40, a farmer and widower, is recorded as an inhabitant of Littleton, Mass. in the 1880 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 91) with son Albert E., age 8; daughter Susie M., age 3; and Alice M. Wright, age 25 ("1880 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).

Levi H. Robbins is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of Littleton, Mass. ("1890 Veterans Schedules," Ancestry.com).

At the time of his death, Levi H. Robbins was a farmer in Littleton (death record).

The name "Levi H. Robbins" is recorded on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."

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See also:

Letters from Levi Robbins written to his mother, Mrs. Benjamin Robbins, during his service with the Sixth Massachusetts, in 1861 (Acton Memorial Library archives, 2008.4.1-11)

 

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