PIONEERS AND IMMIGRANTS
Stephen Robbins

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Collection Grand Army of the Republic
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Albumen print mounted on cream colored card stock of Stephen Robbins.

Year Range from 1891
Year range to 1892
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper/Ink
Notes Bust view image of ROBBINS, Stephen - Pvt., Company B, 16th (reorg.) Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. He wears a GAR coat with GAR membership badge. He wears a long goatee.

Stephen was born circa 1839 at Prince Edward Island, Canada. He was a son of Thomas and Ann Robbins and a brother of Henry, James and William Robbins from other sketches. Stephen was listed in the 1860 federal census as residing with his parents and their family in the town of Black Wolf, Winnebago County. He was married in Winnebago County on Jan. 8, 1863 to Hannah Foster. Stephen listed his residence as the town of Nekimi, Winnebago County when he enlisted there on Mar. 5, 1864. He was assigned as above and was discharged on Dec. 6, 1864 due to a disability. Stephen was listed in 1868 as a farmer residing at 118 High Street in the city of Oshkosh, Winnebago County. He was listed at P.O. Oshkosh in 1883. Stephen had then been receiving a pension of $8 per month since Aug. 1880 for a disease of the lungs. He was listed in the 1890 federal census as residing in Oshkosh. Stephen was listed in the veteran section of the 1885, 1895 and 1905 Wisconsin State census at P.O. Oshkosh. He was listed in 1905 as residing at 76 Cedar Street in Oshkosh.

{US 1860, 1890; WC-V 1885, 1895, 1905; ROV; T-1868; WCMR v.1, p.303, #1867*; LOP-1883}
{B-1905}
Object ID P2004.1.91
Object Name cabinet card
People Robbins, Stephen
Place Oshkosh, WI
Print size 4.25" x 6.5"
Subjects Portrait photographs
Male
Civil War
Soldiers
Veterans
Grand Army of the Republic
Immigrants
Farmers
Title Stephen Robbins
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