Robinson Pioneer Family

Photos and Information from Derrell Ray Robinson Jr.
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Alonzo Lee "Lon" Robinson was born 16 April 1876 in Louisiana, Pike Co., MO. Alonzo married Esther Louvinia DeCamp 8 May 1898 in Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., IL. He died early Thursday morning in his home 3 March 1960 in Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., IL buried 6 March 1960 in Cresent Heights Cemetery Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., IL

Alonzo was a native of Louisiana, MO but resided in the Pleasant Hill, IL vicinity for 75 years. He engaged in farming for many years and was a member of the Christian Church.

Esther Louvinia DeCamp was born 11 Aug 1879 Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., IL and she died 4 May 1962 Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., IL buried 8 May 1962 Cresent Heights Cemetery Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., IL. Esther was the daughter of William Thomas (1833 - 1884) and Lucinda Bethleu (Carver) DeCamp. Lucinda as born 25 Oct. 1839 Sullivan Co TN. married first to William Ralston. Her married to Wm. DeCamp was her second marriage. She did 11 June 1932 in Plesant Hill in the home of Esther Robinson and buried in Crescent Hts., Cemetery.

Alonzo was the son of Robert Rufus (1842 MD - 1888 MO) and Susan Catherine (Fast) Robinson. Susan was born 11 April 1856 in Pleasant Hill, and died 26 Jan 1929. She is buried at Crescent Heights Cemetery in Pleasant Hill, Pike Co IL.

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Alonzo & Esther
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Alonzo
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Derrell Leslie RobinsonAlonzo and Esther Louvinia (DeCamp) Robinson had 14 children all born in Pleasant Hill Pike County.
1) Leslie Waldo Robinson born 25 Dec 1898 Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., IL married Faye E Harlow 16 April 1921 at the Baptist Parsonage in Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., IL. He died 11 Sept 1971 in Joliet, IL buried in the Cresent Heights Cemetery in Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., IL. Leslie was a Private, S. A. T. C., James Milliken University.
2) Orville Derl Robinson born 5 Sept 1900 in Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., IL., married Anna C Unknown died 3 Sept 1981 in Gresham, Oregon.
3) Ruby Florene Robinson born 15 June 1902 Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., IL., married James Voshall 1 May 1935 Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., IL., died 2 April 1968 Pittsfield,IL., buried in Cresent Heights Cemetery Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., IL

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Russell and Ersa (Neese) Robinson
Russell and Ersa (Neese) Robinson

4) Russell Lee Robinson born 12 Feb 1904 Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., IL., married Ersa Marie Neese 9 Aug 1925 Baptist Parsonage Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., IL., died 29 Aug 1978 Illinois Hospital in Pittsfield,IL., buried 31 Aug 1978 Cresent Heights Cemetery Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., IL. Ersa's parents were: George Melvin "Harold" Neese Alice Alma White.
Russell Lee and Ersa Marie Neese Robinson's Children were:

Alice Marie Robinson
Alice Marie Robinson

4-1) Alice Marie Robinson, born 27 April 1926, died 1 March 1929, buried March 1929 Cresent Heights Cemetery Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., IL

Ralph, Sandra and Wayne Leroy Robinson
Ralph, Sandra and Wayne Leroy Robinson

4-2) Wayne LeRoy Robinson, born 13 Sept 1929, Calhoun Co., MO., married Onna Bevia Womack, 14 May 1948, divorced 10 June 1968, married Lyn (Unknown), 13 June 1969, divorced 25 Sept 1979, died 9 Jan 1994, Dumas Hospital in Dumas, Moore Co., Texas buried in Dumas, Moore Co., Texas

4-3) Ralph Eldon Robinson

4-4) Sandra Lee Robinson

Ralph and Alice Robinson
Ralph & Alice Robinson

5) Guy Truman Robinson, born 9 May 1906, Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., IL., married Dorothy Ellis, died 5 Jan 1961, buried in Jacksonville Cemetery Jacksonvollie,IL

6) Hallie Cordelia Robinson born 20 July 1908 Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., IL married Earl Tilly 3 Aug 1927 in Bowling Green,MO died 24 Jan 1993 Louisiana, MO buried Riverview Cemetery in Louisiana, MO

7) Max Edson Robinson born 21 May 1910 Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., IL married Leta Juilfs 31 Jan 1931 in Pawnee City, Nebraska died 8 Aug 1999 in Springfield,IL buried Garden of Memories Cemetery in Webster,FL

8) Clyde D Robinson born 18 Nov 1911 Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., IL married Ethel Rose Ralph 8 Feb 1934 Baptist Parsonage in Louisiana,MO died 28 March 2000 Illinois Hospital buried in Cresent Heights Cemetery Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., IL

9) Blanche Esther Robinson born 14 Aug 1914 Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., IL married Lavern Boothe 17 Feb 1934 died Unknown

10) Mamie Pauline Robinson born 29 Jan 1916 Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., IL married Hubert Heavener 2 Dec 1935 in Palmyra,MO died 24 June 1995 Pittsfield,IL buried in West Cemetery

11) Norman Elmer Robinson born 27 Feb 1918 Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., IL married Tina Lord 28 June 1939 in Bowling Green,MO died 6 Nov 1978 Illinois Hospital in Pittsfield,IL buried in Cresent Heights Cemetery

12) Doris Mae Robinson born 5 July 1920 Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., IL married Dennis Pearson 18 Oct 1938 Still living in Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., IL

13) Susan Marie Robinson born 1922 Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., IL died 1922 at 5 months old Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., IL

14) Emma Bee Robinson born 13 Aug 1924 Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., IL married Ernest Guthrie 3 Feb 1947 Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., IL Still living in Pleasant Hill, Pike Co., IL

Ralph and Alice Robinson
L to R - Russell Lee Robinson holding Michael Eldon Robinson, Ersa Marie Neese holding Ronald Earl "Ronnie" Robinson, Esther Louvinia (DeCamp) Robinson holding Susan Marie Robinson
Front row L to R: Debbie Sue Robinson, Diana Robinson, Linda Teresa Robinson, Brenda Kay Robinson,
Derrell Ray Robinson (my dad)
Ralph and Alice Robinson
Ralph Eldon Robinson, Wayne LeRoy Robinson (my grandpa), Russell Lee Robinson, Ersa Marie (Neese) Robinson, Sandra Lee (Robinson) Smith
Esther DeCamp Robinson
Esther DeCamp Robinson