Anna Robinson’s Obituary

Note: Anna Hudson Robinson was Benjamin Walker Ellison’s half-sister.

Obituary – Mrs. E. K. ROBINSON
(22 Apr 1892 – Boyne Falls News)

Transcribed by Donna Cromwell

Mrs. E. K. ROBINSON, wife of County Surveyor Robinson, after a long and painful illness, extending over several months, was finally summoned hence on the 14th last. Mrs. Robinson was a very old resident, together with her husband was one of the first settlers in the eastern part of this county, some 20 years ago. She was a worthy Christian lady, whose loss will be felt by the entire community; no effort in the cause of religion was without the hearty support of herself and husband. She was buried from the Presbyterian church here last Sunday morning, the Rev. J. Redpath conducting the services. The funeral cortege that accompanied the remains to their last resting place was a very large one. This beautiful April day, the bell that had often summed this faithful one to prayer, then sent its notes sadly and solemnly over the quiet valley while the sunshine fell softly through the stained glass of the chapel as if listening with the congregation to the solemn words, “I am the resurrection and the life, he that believieth /sic/ in Me though he were dead, yet shall he live,” and the solemn funeral hymn which floated out upon the air. In the budding spring time there must always be death, but who can tell but that the heart so still, has awakened to the glorious and eternal springtime of another life.


We hereby express our most sincere and heartfelt thanks to our neighbors and friends for their sympathy and for their continued kindly service during the weary weeks of suffering, death and burial of our loved one.

E. K. Robinson and Family

SUBMITTER’S NOTES: Mrs. Enoch Kimball ROBINSON was born Annie HUDSON circa 1846 in England to William HUDSON and Margaret nee COOPER. Margaret was previously married to the late Walker ELLISON. Annie’s half-sister, Mary Maria ELLISON, later married Enoch K. ROBINSON.


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