Warren County Pioneer Is Dead
Mrs. Margaret Robb Passes Away at 94; Entire Life Spen in West Lebanon Vicinity
West Lebanon, Ind. April 21
(Special) — Mrs. Margaret Robb, said to have been Warren county’s oldest resident, died yesterday at her home here at the age of 94 years. She observed her birthday last Friday and on the preceding Sunday relatives and friends arranged a birthday party in her honor.
Mrs. Robb was born April 18, 1836, three miles south of West Lebanon, on the farm where her brother, George W. Crawford, 83, now resides. It was entered by her father in 1838. The brother is the sole surviving member of a family of 11 children. The parents were William and Leutitia Crawford, pioneers of the county. Mrs. Robb had been a member of the Christian Church for nearly 80 years and was the teacher of the beginners’ class in the Sunday school for 40 years. She was formerly president of the Aid society.
In 1836 she married Bolivar Robb who died in 1913. Besides her brother she leaves many nieces and nephews. The funeral will be held at the Christian church Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock, Rev. Louis Hotelling officiating. Burial in West Lebanon cemetery.
Celinda Margaret Lydia Crawford was the daughter of William and Lutitia (Snodgrass) Crawford and granddaughter of James and Martha (Knight) Crawford.