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Descendents of Thomas Herbert (1798 - 24 Feb 1862)
and Isabella Embleton (1804 - 16 Feb 1892)

Third Immigrant Generation

41. William Robison . Son of Marshall Robison & Mary Herbert. Born 19 Aug 1858 in Harvey. Died 27 Dec 1927 in Fredericton.

    Unmarried.   Bill stayed home until a few years before his death when he went to Fredericton to a home for the elderly and he died there, but is buried in Harvey.

42. Isabelle "Belle" Robison . Daughter of Marshall Robison & Mary Herbert. Born 1 May 1860 in Harvey. Died 17 Sep 1932 in Camden, ME. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.

    She first married Robert Piercy "Bob" Grieve, son of Patrick Turnbull Grieve & Mary Piercy, 23 Nov 1881 in Fredericton, York Co., NB By James Scott Mullin . Born 24 Dec 1857 in Parish Of Manners Sutton, NB. Died 28 Sep 1907 in Stockton Springs, ME. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery. Occupation Railway Section Foreman.

    Witnesses to marriage were Thomas R. Rutherford and Jane Robinson.

    Robert and Isabelle lived in Harvey until 1905 when they bought the Cape Jellison House, a hotel at Stockton Springs, Maine.   In Harvey, Robert and son Oscar worked for the CPR, while Allan, the eldest son was a dispatcher for the Boston & Maine Railroad in Bangor, Maine.   Son Everett was very musical, he was a pupil of Annie Smith, a well known teacher in Harvey, and later became quite famous as a musician and composer in Maine.

    Robert suffered a serious injury from which he did not recover.   Allan died after an illness of three days, and Wallace, age 17 years, died of tuberculosis of the lungs--three deaths in the family within a short period of time.

    They had the following children:

  186   i.   Allan Lewis Grieve

  187   ii.   Oscar Marshall Grieve

  188   iii.   Wallace McGregor Grieve

  189   iv.   Gilbert Grieve

  190   v.   Robert "Everett" Grieve

  191   vi.   Frank Grieve

  192   vii.   Kenneth Joseph Alexander Grieve

  193   viii.   Margaret Luella Grieve

    She second married Rupert M. "Jack" Dorr, 9 Jun 1910 in Searsport, ME. Born in Frukee, CA.

43. Robert Herbert Robison . Son of Marshall Robison & Mary Herbert. Born 30 Nov 1861 in Harvey. Died 8 Dec 1943 in Vancouver, BC. Buried in Mountain View Cemetery.

    Bob moved to BC sometime between Dec 1899 and Sep 1903.

    From newspaper obituary - 1943:

    Died in Vancouver.   Robert Herbert Robison, Formerly of Harvey Station, Had Lived in Vancouver 40 Years.

    Harvey Station, NB, Dec 30 -- Word has been received here of the death on Dec 8th of Robert Herbert Robison at his home, 1133 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC.

    Mr Robison was born at Harvey Station on Nov 30th, 1861, a son of pioneer residents of Harvey, Marshall and Mary (Herbert) Robison.

    About forty years ago he took up residence in Vancouver, where he made many friends who learned of his death with genuine regret.   He had been in failing health for about a month but his death came as a shock.   He is survived by his wife, formerly Miss Emily Little, of Coburn, two sons, Jeffrey and Roy Robison, Vancouver; five daughters, Mrs Harry Homewood of Duncan, BC, Mrs James McCrae of Port Alice, BC, Mrs John McCallum of Nanaimo, BC, Mrs John Walker and Mrs C. W. Oliver of Vancouver; several grandchildren including three grandsons in the R.C.A.F., Robert Homewood, Jeffrey McCrae and Jack Walker; and one brother, Kenneth J. Robison, Vancouver.

    The funeral was held on Saturday in Vancouver West, with Dr. McCall of St. Andrew's Wesley United Church officiating, Mr Robison having been a faithful member of that church for many years.   Dr. McCall referred to the many good qualities of the deceased and a good life fittingly ended.   The pallbearers were Kenneth, Jeffrey and Roy Robison, John McCallum, John Walker and A. McMillan.   The floral tributes were many and beautiful.   Burial was made in the family plot in Mountain View Cemetery beside a little daughter Clara, who died several years ago.

    He married Emily Rebekah Little, daughter of Matthew Little & Isabel Hay, 29 Apr 1885 in Fredericton By Rev. A. J. Mowatt . Born 7 Sep 1866 in Harvey. Died 2 Dec 1950 in Vancouver, BC.

    Witnesses to marriage were James Little and Margaret Robison.

    Em and Bob lived in Harvey until 1900 or 1901, then moved to Vancouver, BC.   They had eight children, seven were born in Harvey and the youngest was born in Greenwood, BC.

    (Reg. # 1950-09-010964, BCArchives Microfilm # B13206, GSU Microfilm # 2032634)

    They had the following children:

  194   i.   Levina Jane "Vina" Robison

  195   ii.   Jeffrey Garnet Robison

  196   iii.   Nellie Mae Robison

  197   iv.   Alice Minetta Robison

  198   v.   Celia Mary Robison

  199   vi.   Hilda Isabelle Robison

  200   vii.   Clara Alberta Robison

  201   viii.   Roy Leslie Robison

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