Robbins, Stephen, 1758-1847

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Stephen Robbins (1758-1847), of Lexington, Mass., was an extensive landowner in Lexington and Lunenburg, operated a general store, and, in partnership with his son Eli Robbins (1786-1856), introduced the fur dressing industry to East Lexington, which aided the growth and prosperity of the area. Robbins was one of the minutemen on Lexington Common in 1775 and served in the Revolutionary army.

From the description of Papers, 1763-1823. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191259730

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creatorOf Robbins, Stephen, 1758-1847. Robbins/Stone family papers, 1718-1935 (bulk 1801-1890). Lexington Historical Society
creatorOf Robbins, Stephen, 1758-1847. Papers, 1763-1823. Gadsden Public Library
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associatedWith Buckman, Jacob, 1759-1839. person
associatedWith Estabrook, Nehemiah, 1762-1820. person
associatedWith Robbins, Eliza, 1786-1853. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Lexington (Mass.)
Lunenburg (Mass. : Town)
Fur--Dressing and dyeing
General stores


Birth 1758

Death 1847



Ark ID: w696113t

SNAC ID: 12622428