Slave Narrative of Lucretia Alexander

Interviewer: Samuel S. Taylor Person Interviewed: Lucretia Alexander Location: 1708 High Street, Little Rock, Arkansas Age: 89 Occupation: Washed. Ironed. Plowed. Hoed “I been married three times and my last name was Lucretia Alexander. I was twelve years old when the War began. My mother died at seventy-three or seventy-five. That was in August 1865—August



Biography of Asher R. Robinson

ASHER R. ROBINSON. – One of Union county’s prosperous and substantial business men and agriculturists is found in the person of the subject of this sketch, who has wrought faithfully, here in the industrial world for forty years, during which time he has manifested wisdom and integrity that have given him the confidence of his



Biography of John L. Robinson

John L. Robinson. The absolute honesty, the feeling of community interest, the intelligent public spirit that belong and illuminate the best type of citizen, are all qualities demanded of men who enter the banking field. The close relation between banks and a community’s prosperity makes the banking business one of paramount importance. One of the



Biography of George W. Robinson

George W. Robinson of Wichita has been a Kansan forty years. His first work in this state was as an educator at Winfield, continuing from June, 1876, to June, 1879. He soon turned to the more congenial work of a business career. The field in which his energies have found their most successful issues has



Biography of Earl M. Robinson

Earl M. Robinson is one of the younger business men of Emporia, and his name at once suggests in that section of Kansas the Robinson greenhouses, which have become noted for the perfection of their cut flowers. This is a business which he had built up to extensive proportions, and its product now supplies not



Biography of Thomas Lincoln Robinson

Miami owes much to the progressive spirit and business ability of Thomas Lincoln Robinson, who has been a most important factor in its up-building and development. He was formerly prominently identified with building operations in the city but is now at the head of the Independent Mining & Royalty Company and also has valuable real



Robinson, Rosette Sarah – Obituary

Cove, Union County, Oregon Died in the Cove, Nov. 11, Sarah Rosette, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.A. Robinson, aged 6 months. Eastern Oregon Republican Saturday, October 20, 1894



Robinson, George – Obituary

George Robinson Passes At Baker George H. Robinson, 73 year old Mesa Ariz., farmer and former La Grande resident, died in Baker suddenly Monday. Funeral services will be at the Snodgrass Funeral Home Saturday at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. Gene Robinson will officiate and interment will be in City Cemetery. Mr. Robinson was born in



Robinson, Geo. W. – Obituary

La Grande, Union County, Oregon Funeral Today The funeral for Geo. W. Robinson, will take place this afternoon from [the home?] at 2 o’clock, Rev. Van Nuys officiating. The interment will follow at the Masonic cemetery. The deceased has been a resident of La Grande for the past third of a century and has been



Robinson, Iola A. (Childers)

Iola A. Robinson, 69, 1955 Dallas Hwy. NW, died Friday in a local hospital. Born in Cove, she was a graduate of Union High School in Union County and attended the University of Oregon. She was a member of First Baptist Church and Eastern Star, and was active as a church organist at First Baptist



Newsletter Signup

We currently provide two newsletters. Why not take both for a run?

Genealogy Update: We send out this newsletter whenever we feature a new, or significantly updated, collection or database on our website.

Circle of Nations: We send out this newsletter whenever we feature a new (or significantly updated) Native American collection or database on our website.

Once you've clicked on the Subscribe button above you'll receive an email from us requesting confirmation. You must confirm the email before you will be able to receive any newsletter.