Shelby  County  Indiana
Newspaper  Articles


The  Kokomo  Tribune
October 27, 1967, 1967
Page 18
          North Bend, Ohio---- A man found dead along railroad tracks here Thursday was identified as  Sherman Robinson,  41, Shelbyville, Ind.  Relatives made the identification of Robinson, believed to have been struck by a train in this western Cincinnati suburb.
Contributed by Janet McColley Franklin

The  Indianapolis  Star
July 5, 1915
Page 5   Column 5
          SHELBYVILLE -- Samuel Robinson  was fined $10 and costs in Circuit Court on plea of guilty to a charge of maintaining a public nuisance, after a shooting affair some time ago in a colored resort here, which resulted in the death of  Joseph Brantford  and the loss of an arm by  Nelson Demas.  Robinson was the owner of the resort.
Contributed by Virginia Latta Curulla

The  Shelby  Democrat
June 3, 1915
Page 1
Disposes of Real Estate And
Personal Property
Valued at $8,000.
Receive the Estate in Practically
Equal Shares -- Samuel Robinson
Released on Bond -- Case in Juvenile Court.
(From Wednesday's Daily.)
Gave Bond Today.
          Samuel Robinson,  colored, who was arrested Tuesday and placed in jail the result of a grand jury indictment and on the charge of maintaining a nuisance in the operation of the pool room and club room on east Jackson street, was released today after having given the bond of $200 demanded by the court.  His sureties are  George Bassett  and  Joseph Robinson.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Daily  Democrat
Shelbyville, Indiana
February 12, 1915
Page 4   column 5
          Mr. and Mrs. Manford Hanley,  of Elm street, celebrated the sixth anniversary of their wedding yesterday by entertaining a few of their friends in the evening.  Among those present were  Otis Robinson  and family,  Frank Stiers  and family,  Morton Kendall  and family and  Mr. and Mrs. John Cutter.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Democrat
Monday, September 29, 1907
          Miss Zora Robinson  entertained several friends at an all-day party at her home north of the city yesterday in honor of  Miss Nettie Minster,  whose marriage to  Joe Schoentrup  will take place Wednesday.  A fine country dinner was served at the Robinson home and later in the afternoon the guests drove to the Minster home and spent the evening there.  Those present were  Misses Dora and Lulu Conoe, of Cincinnati;  Elizabeth Minster, of Monroe county;  Anna Schoentrup  and  Margaret Maple, and  Messrs. Jesse Howe,  Bus Mister  and  Joseph and Gus Schoentrup.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Daily  Democrat
Friday, June 26, 1896
Page 1   col 3
        Dr. C. A. Robinson,  of Fountaintown, populist candidate for congress in this district, says the populist national convention will support Gov. Matthews for president, if he receives the nomination at Chicago.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Daily  Republican
Vol. IX.  No.  271.  Shelbyville, Ind.
November 16, 1888
          Dr.  Charles  Robinson,  formerly of this county, has a position on the Ft. Wayne Daily News.
Copied by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Daily  Evening  Democrat
Saturday, April 15, 1882
          Ike Keely,  Dave Robinson  and  Chas. Nelsin  engaged in a triangular fight at the depot in Columbus yesterday, over the merits of the hotels represented by them which resulted in their being arrested and fined. Keely and Robinson are both well known here.
Contributed by D. Darlene Palmer

The  Union  Banner
Shelbyville, Ind., July 14, 1864
Page 3, column 1
          Our former fellow-citizen, John W. Robinson, Esq., of Washington township, has removed to Tipton, this State, where he will in the future devote his time and talents to the practice of law. Success attend him.
Copied by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelby  Union Banner
January 14, 1864
Page 3, col 2
          THANKS. --- Lt. Samuel Robinson returns thanks to the citizens of Shelby county for their assistance rendered him in recruiting for his Company. --- He has received a sufficient number to fill it to the maximum number.  From our short acquaintance with this gentleman, we have received a very favorable impression, and he has our warmest wishes for his success and safety while battling for his country.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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