Looking for Robbins of Stephens County, Tx:
Searching for any information on the Robbins who moved to Stephens County from the 1800 till today. In 1858 Tx Legislature established Stephens County from Bosque County land. In 1860 there were only 198 people living there. In 1861 Tx left the Union and Picketville was assigned as the county seat. Stephens County was orginally named Buchannan County. In 1870 only 300 people live there. By 1880 the county population grew to 4,725. And 45% of those were born in Tx, the rest came from Tennessee, Missoure, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Alabama. In 1876 Breckenridge, Stephens County, Tx became the seat of government.
Most of my ancestors are among the group from Arkansas and Tennessee that a came to Stephens County. My grandfather was Oliver Philander Robbins married Callie Emma Crudgington.
Oliver P. was born 1891 Williamson Co, Tx and died Dec 7, 1962 in Eliasville, Tx at home. He married Callie Emma Crudging born Apr 16, 1889 Breckenridge, Stephens Co, Tx and died Jan 12, 1974 Breckenridge,Tx in a nursing home. There children were Cornelia E. Robbins Dec 10, 1933 to Oct 1, 1937, Cecil Carl Jun 12, 1929-Oct 25, 1930: Oliver Otho Apr 10, 1925-Dec 23, 1928: Mary Annice born ?, died Nov 24 Arlington, Tarranct Co, Tx; James Joseph Jan 1, 1921 Crystal Falls, Crystal Falls, Tx-May 12, 1983 Dallas, Tx in the Va Hospital from a massive heart attack.
Oliver P. Robbins dad was Joseph P. who is buried with all the family in Crystal Falls Cementry, Crystal Falls, Tx. Joseph P. was born ? but died Jan 4, 1930. Very little information is listed about him and need more information to continue my research.