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By John Carroll Power

These biographies were submitted by a researcher and evidently abstracted from the 1876 History of Sangamon County, IL. Errors could occur, so one should always verify the correctness by obtaining copies of vitals and performing all necessary research to document what is contained herein.

ROBB, DAVID, was born Jan. 24, 1789, in the town of Acworth, N. H. He was there married to Diana Farr, who was born in the same town, May 15, 1791. They had six children in Acworth, and the family moved to West Virginia, and from there to Sangamon county, Ill., arriving in 1830, and settled about two miles south of the present town of Breckenridge. Of their children--

DANIEL, born July 12, 1815, in New Hampshire, married in Sangamon county to Jennie Rogers. They have a family, and reside near Nebraska City, Neb.

LUCY, born July 19, 1816, in Acworth, N. H., married in Sangamon county to Preston Breckenridge. See his name.

JOHN, born May 30, 1820, in New Hampshire, raised in Sangamon county, married near St. Joseph, Mo., to Mary E. Broiles, Oct. 15, 1843. They had two children, and came to Sangamon county, where four children were born. Of their six children: MARY J., born August 12, 1844, in Missouri, married Marshall Rames, have four children, and reside near Xenia, Ohio. DAVID, born Jan. 28, 1846, near St. Joseph, Mo., married in Sangamon county, Nov. 28, 1867, to Ella Gray, have two children, and reside near Breckenridge, Ill. ELIZA E., born and died in Sangamon county, aged ten years. PHOEBE, born Oct. 2, 1850, in Sangamon county, married Andrew J. Poffenberger. See his name. WILLIAM, born Jan. 3, 1844, and JOSEPH, born April 28, 1857, live with their mother. John Robb died August 6, 1858, in Sangamon county. His widow married, Dec. 4, 1860, to Abraham Martin. He died in 1863, and she resides one mile west of Breckenridge, Sangamon county, Illinois.

ELECTA, born Dec. 9, 1821, in New Hampshire, married in Sangamon county to Joseph Clawson. He died, and she lives near Assumption, Christian county, Illinois.

WILLIAM, born Feb. 10, 1824, in New Hampshire, married in Sangamon county to Helen R. McLean. They have five children, and live near Corydon, Iowa.

MARY J., born May 21, 1827, in New Hampshire, married in Sangamon county to Joseph Clawson, had eight children, and she died. Her children live with her sister, Electa, who is their step-mother.

Mrs. Diana Robb died Nov. 4, 1835, and David Robb married Mrs. Elizabeth Graham, whose maiden name was Day. She died in 1856, and David Robb died Nov. 3, 1859, in Sangamon county.

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