Rev. George Frederick Edgar Robins was born in Abingdon, county of Berkshire, England, where he received a high school education, and moved to Canada in the year 1886. For four years he resided with a Methodist preacher, Rev. T. Lyster, in Melbourne, Quebec, and came to the United States in the year 1890. He has been engaged in evangelistic work in New York State. In the fall of 1893, he was granted an exhorter's license on the recommendation of Rev. Dr. H.B. Bender, pastor of the First M.E. church of Auburn. Early in the year 1895, he was employed by the presiding elder, Rev. R.D. Munger, and sent to Summerhill, until the annual conference was held in Syracuse. Since then he as been laboring upon the Junius charge. In the summer of 1894, the 6th day of June, he was married to Miss Clara A. Remley, daughter of Mr. L.C. Remley, of Auburn.