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Emily J. Gaylord

Died, on the 20th inst. at the family residence in the northwest part of Porter county, Ind., of consumption, Emily J. Robbins, wife of James B. Robbins, in the 32nd year of her age. The deceased was born in Marcellus, Onondaga county, New York, October 13, 1850. She came with her parents to Porter county in 1853 and was married to James B. Robbins Nov. 29, 1876, by whom she had four children, three of whom are still living; the other at the age of about six months died six weeks before the mother. At the age of 25 she united with the M. E. church, in which she continued her membership up to the day of her death. Mrs. Robbins was a women highly respected in the community in which she lived, and greatly loved by all her intimate friends. Her death is a great affliction to her husband. He is left with three little motherless children; but in his bereavement he has the sympathies of many friends and relatives. The funeral services took place at Robbins' chapel on Friday, May 22d, in the presence of a large concourse of people, conducted by Elder E. S. Riley, of the Baptist church, Valparaiso, assisted by the pastor of the Chesterton M. E. church, after which the remains were buried in the cemetery near by.

Newspaper: The Tribune
Date of Publication: May 28, 1885
Volume Number: 2
Issue Number: 9
Page: 1
Column(s): 7

Key to Newspaper Publication Locations:
    Newspapers Published in Chesterton, Porter County, Indiana
                Chesterton Tribune
                The Tribune
                Westchester Tribune

    Newspapers Published in Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana
                Porter County Vidette
                Practical Observer
                Valparaiso Practical Observer
                Vidette and Republic
                Western Ranger

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