Biography of Charles M. Robbins
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Robbins, Charles M., was born in Harwich, Mass., May 1, 1857, a son of Nathaniel and Lydia (Williams) Robbins. Nathaniel Robbins was a dentist by profession and was a prominent man in his town. He died in 1887. C. M. Robbins was educated in the public schools and came to Attleborough in June, 1875, where he learned the jewelry business. He traveled on the road for nine years, and in 1891 established his present business, making a specialty of badges, emblems, coats of arms, flags and novelties. In 1885 Mr. Robbins married Lucy B., daughter of Rev. Stillman Pratt, and they have two sons: Lawrence B., and Chester M. Mr. Robbins is one of the conservative men of his town, taking an intelligent interest in school matters and has ever advanced the best interests of his town and town's people. He is a lineal descendant of the Rev. Nathaniel Robbins, who preached at Milton for thirty years, and was elected chaplain of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Co. in 1773; his son, who was elected lieutenant governor of the State, married a descendant of Ann Hutchinson.

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A descriptive and biographical history of
Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
The Fall River News and The Taunton Gasette
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The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.

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