Name: HENRY ROBSON, [brother of GEORGE ROBSON; brother-in-law
to (MARGARET ATCHESON ROBSON, wife of GEORGE ROBSON); brother-in-law to
JOHN & SAMUEL ATCHESON; all men who served together in Company 'E'
22nd PA Cavalry]
[residence in 1890 & 1911 shown as Gastonville, Washington county,
PA and he lists 'merchant' as occupation]
Born: July 19, 1841, Allegheny County, PA; Died: August 28, 1920
at Gastonville, PA
Enlistment: Monongahela City on the 19th day of September, 1862,
as private in Company 'D' 22nd Regiment Pennsylvania Cavalry; for term
of 3 years. Muster In at Wheeling, W. VA.; transferred to Co. 'E' 22nd
PA Cavalry as bugler, March 1864; muster out as private and bugler.
Personal Description at Time of Enlistment: 5'6" tall, medium complexion,
auburn/brown hair, blue eyes, occupation coal miner.
Discharge: Honorably on 19th day of July 1865 at New Creek, W. Virginia.
Places of Residence Since Leaving Service: Westmoreland and Washington
Wife's Name: MARIAH ATCHESON HIGBE ROBSON, b. February 27, 1834
at Union Twp., Washington Co., PA; died August 21, 1921 at Gastonville,
Marriage: July 20, 1877 at Monongahela City, PA; marriage performed
by Squire R. C. Stephens/Stevens of Elizabeth Town, PA. MARIAH ATCHESON
married previously to HENRY A. HIGBE who died May 10, 1873, Washington
County, PA. HENRY ROBSON previously married (August 1862) to ESTHER ATCHESON
who died August 26, 1876 at Monongahela City, Washington County, PA
Children of Marriage #1 between ESTHER ATCHESON ROBSON & HENRY
ROBSON : HARRY G. ROBSON, b. 9/4/1864 in Allegheny Co., MD; (? Dead possibly
by date of affidavit July 1916); ANNETTA ROBSON, b. 3/11/1866-7 in Washington,
PA; EMMA ROBSON, b. 1868 in Washington, PA and died in infancy; ELLA MAY
ROBSON, b. 1/28/1870 Washington, PA, and died 1915; THOMAS L. ROBSON, b.
10/23/1872 in Washington, PA, died at age of 32 years (abt. 1904); J. JOHNSON
ROBSON, b. 7/28/1874 in Washington, PA; EV...(illegible), b. 1876 in Washington,
PA, and died in infancy.
Child of Marriage #2 between MARIAH ATCHESON HIGBE ROBSON &
HENRY ROBSON: LULIE ROBSON, a daughter, born to us last,1/21/1878. [It
would then appear that there were no children born to the marriage of MARIAH
ATCHESON & HENRY HIGBE]
Also included was a report of his "roll call" status and locations,
from the time of enlistment in 1862 to discharge in 1865. Including the
"Present on roll for enlistment period, except for August 31, 1864
when he was show in hospital at New Creek, W. VA, sick."