JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES

Jas. D. ROBINSON, died at his home, three and one half miles north 
of the city, at 3:25 this morning, aged 73 years, two months and two days. 
Mr. Robinson was born in Gibson county, Ind., February 15, 1825 and 
remained there till 1847 when he went to Adams county, Miss., where he 
engaged in floating logs. In 1855 he came north and located in Jefferson county. 
Shortly after coming here he was married to Mrs. Wm. CASEY, daughter of 
J. Y.SHELTON. From this union was born two children. His first wife dying 
he was married to Miss Elizabeth, the daughter of Tillman SHIRLEY. Mr. and 
Mrs. Robinson adopted a son shortly after their marriage. Politically Mr. 
Robinson was a Democrat. He was a member of the Odd Fellows and was highly 
esteemed by all who knew him. 
The funeral services will be conducted by Rev. J. C. Kinnison at Pleasant Grove 
church at 10 o'clock tomorrow morning. Interment at Pleasant Grove cemetery. 

April 19, 1898 Mt. Vernon Register News 
Submitted by:Sharlet Bigham LaBarbera
Jan 24, 1998 
 
 
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