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Robbins, Earle (unknown–unknown)

Biography Entry

Earle Robbins was with Daniel Shipman and members of the William Gates and Abner Kuykendall families in an Indian campaign in the spring of 1824. As one of Stephen F. Austin's Old Three Hundred colonists, he received title to a labor of land on the west bank of the Brazos River in what is now eastern Austin County, four miles north of old San Felipe de Austin, on July 19, 1824.

Lester G. Bugbee, "The Old Three Hundred: A List of Settlers in Austin's First Colony," Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association 1 (October 1897). Daniel Shipman, Frontier Life: 58 Years in Texas (1879).

Time Periods:

  • Mexican Texas

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Anonymous, “Robbins, Earle,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed January 22, 2021, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/robbins-earle.

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