William Henry Robison (1859-1937)

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William Henry Robison
Born: 3 Jul 1859 Fillmore, Utah
Died: 23 Jan 1937 Richfield, Utah
Father: Benjamin Hancock Robison
Mother: Lillis Alvira Andree
Siblings: Willis Eugene Robison
Robison son
Benjamin Franklin Robison
William Henry Robison
Lauretta Alvira Robison
Edson Albert Robison
Lillis Adelia Robison
Martha Lorinda Robison
Robison son
Spouse: Nielsine Petrina Margaret Nielsen
Married: 20 Mar 1891 Scipio, Utah
Children: Henry Blake Robison
Zina Lucretia Robison
Ada Christina Robison
Lillas Adora Robison
Orvis B. Ramus Robison
Franklin Leon Robison
Clisby Benjamin Robison
Mary Leanora Robison
Willis Eugene Robison
Neils Andree Robison
Harmel Albert Robison
Margie Loretta Robison
Almon Lock Robison


The Richfield Reaper, Thursday, January 28, 1937

W. H. Robison

Passes; Funeral

at Fillmore

Funeral services were held Wednesday in the Fillmore ward chapel for William Henry Robison, 80, who died Sunday morning at his home in Richfield.

Interment was in the Fillmore cemetery.

Mr. Robison, a son of Lillis A. and Benjamin H. Robison, was a resident of Fillmore before moving to Sevier county a number of years ago.

His wife and four or 13 children preceded him in death.

The nine surviving children are: Frank, Clisby, and Mrs. Mary Lisonby of Duchesne; Harmel, Gene and Almon Robison, Mrs. Luccretia Higgins, Mrs. Ada Sorenson and Mrs. Margie Nielson, all of Richfield; 18 grandchildren and four great grandchildren; a brother, Willis E. Robison of Hinckley; a sister, Mrs. Lorinda Memmott of Delta; three half brothers and two half sisters, Joseph H. Robison of Logandale, Nevada, G. A. Robison of Hinckley, Dr. J. C. Robison of Salt Lake, Mrs. Rose Hinckley and Mrs. Zina Kirkham of Salt Lake.


  • Name variant: Robinson [Paulson FGR]
  • Birth variant: 3 Jul 1858 [death record]
  • Marriage variant: 22 Mar 1891
  • Death variant: 23 Jan 1936 [Lisonbee FGR]
  • Death place variant: Fillmore
  • Birth, Blessing: FHL Film #1059486, Item #4, Rogers, Sarah. Fillmore Branch Registration, p. 26:
Number: 205
Male: William Henry Robison
Born: 3 Jul 1859, at Fillmore Millard Utah
Father: Benjamin
Mother: Lil
Blessed: 27 Nov 1859, at Fillmore
By: Jacob Croft
  • 1860 Federal Census, Fillmore, Millard, Utah, 14 Jul 1860:
Robinson, Benj'n. H.
Wm. H., 2, male, U. T.
  • 1870 Federal Census, Fillmore, Millard, Utah, 25 Jun 1870
Robison, B. H.
Will'm H, 12, male, white, At School, Utah
  • 1880 Federal Census, Fillmore, Millard, Utah:
Robison, B. H.
, William H., son, male, single, white, 21, Farmer, UT, NY, PA
ID Number: 210295
Groom: William H. Robison
Residence: Scipio
Bride: Sine Neilsen
Residence: Scipio
Married: 20 Mar 1891, Scipio
County of Record: Millard
Volume/Page: v. 1, p. 215
  • 1900 Federal Census, Scipio, Millard, Utah, 7 Jun 1900:
Robison, William H., head, W, M, b. July 1858, 41, md 9 yrs, UT, NY, PA, Water Master Irrigation
, Zina M., wife, W, F, b. Aug 1869, 30, md 9 yrs, 5 children, 4 living, Den, Den, Den, immigrated 1873
, Henry B., Son, M, W, b. Feb 1892, 8, Single, UT, UT, Den
, Zina L., Daughter, W, F, b. Sept 1893, 6, Single, UT, UT, Den
, Ada C., Daughter, W, F, b. Feb 1895, 5, Single, UT, UT, Den
, Orvis B., R., Son, W, M, b. July 1898, 1, Single, UT, UT, Den
  • Death: State of Utah, Certificate of Death:
Name: William Henry Robison
Place of Death: Richfield, Sevier, Utah
Gender: Male
Color: White
Marital Status: Widower
Spouse name: Sina M. Nielsen
Date of Birth: July 3, 1858
Age: 78 years 6 months 20 days
Occupation: Carpenter
Birthplace of Decedent: Fillmore, Utah
Father: Benjamin H. Robison
Father’s birth place: Penn.
Mother: Lillis Andre
Mother’s birth place: Penn.
Informant: Harmel Robison, Richfield, Utah
Burial date and place: Fillmore, Jan. 27, 1937
Undertaker: Harmel Robison (acting)
Date filed: Jan. 26, 1937
Registrar: Isabell D. Christensen
Date of death: Jan. 23-, 1937
Time death occurred: 7:50 am
Cause of death: Not known. Fell dead suddenly. Had no doctor in attendance. He was at home with family.
Contributory: Seen and Identified at Mortuary. Family reports that he'd had heart trouble and High Blood Pressure
Name and address of Physician: J G McIntire
  • Burial: Fillmore City Corporation. Cemetery Single Line List, by Deceased Name, 22 Apr 1990, p. 42:
ROBISON, Wm. Henry
BLK 62, Lot 1, Grave 1
b. 7-03-1858
d. 1-23-1937
  • Burial: Fillmore City Corporation. Cemetery Master List, by Deceased Name, 13 Jun 1994, p. 396:
ROBISON, William Henry
BLK 62, Lot 1, Grave 1
b.7-03-1858 Fillmore, Utah
d.1-23-1937 Richfield, Utah
Current Owner: Robison, William Henry Deceased
Original Owner: Robison, William Henry
  • The Salt Lake Tribune, Tuesday, 6 May2003, Obituary: Robison, Almon Locke
  • Ranney, Lucretia Lyman. American Ancestry of Joseph Robison and his wife Lucretia Hancock, p. 10.
  • Lichfield, Beulah Menlove. Cemetery Records, Fillmore, Millard Co., Utah, pp. 58, 59.
  • LDS Family Group Record Collection [Patron Section]
Submitted by: LaRue Paulson
Family of: Charles Alonzo Robison & Jane Bradfield
Sealing to Jane Bradfield cancelled 14 Dec 1920 by Anthon H. Lund
  • LDS Family Group Record Collection [Archive Section]
Submitted by: Mary L. Robison Lisonbee
Family of: William Henry Robison & Nielsine Petrina Margaret Nielsen
Occupation: Laborer