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Robinson, John F.

Flourished: 1843-1849 Sangamon County, Illinois

In 1843, Robinson married Catharine Benham in Sangamon County, Illinois. Together they had four children before 1849, when Robinson left for the gold fields of California. He was not heard from again after 1851.

Articles of Agreement, Document ID: 5854, Taylor & Arnold v. Robinson et al., Martha L. Benner and Cullom Davis et al., eds., The Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln: Complete Documentary Edition, 2d edition (Springfield: Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, 2009), http://lawpracticeofabrahamlincoln.org/Details.aspx?case=140572; John Carroll Power and S. A. Power, History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois (Springfield, IL: Edwin A. Wilson, 1876), 110.