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Robert Chatham Haskins

Robert Chatham Haskins[1]

Male 1857 - 1922  (64 years)

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  • Name Robert Chatham Haskins  [1, 2
    Born 14 Oct 1857  Elgin, Leeds and Grenville United Counties, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Jun 1922  Saugatuck, MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I15248  Puffer Genealogy
    Last Modified 17 Sep 2013 

    Father Ira Haskins,   b. 1811, Crosby Township, Leeds, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1865, Crosby, Leeds, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother Mary Chatham,   b. 1818, Grindstone Island, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1910, Chicago, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 91 years) 
    Married 18 Sep 1841  Bastard Township, Leeds, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5849  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Harriett Mary Puffer,   b. 13 Feb 1862, Downers Grove, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1920, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 17 May 1883  Chicago, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. George Elmer Haskins,   b. 25 Sep 1885,   d. Bef 1985  (Age < 99 years)
     2. Harold Ira Haskins,   b. 28 Sep 1887, Du Page County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1963, Sarasota, FL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. Raymond Glessner Haskins,   b. 13 Apr 1889,   d. 1948, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     4. Dorothy Margaret Haskins,   b. 23 Jan 1891, Chicago, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1984, Winnetka, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     5. Paul Robert Haskins,   b. 1 Oct 1892,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Frank Allen Haskins,   b. 5 Dec 1895, Chicago, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1939, Park Ridge, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F11083  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 May 1883 - Chicago, IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos 3 Photos

    Documents
    robert c haskins marriage license.jpg
    robert c haskins marriage license.jpg

    Headstones
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  • Notes 
    • President of the International Harvester Company of America. Mr. Haskins was born in South Crosby, Canada. His father was a Baptist minister and farmer in early life. His mother was also a native of Canada, daughter of an English army officer, Cheetham as originally spelled, now Chatham. Mr. Haskins came to Chicago with is parents when he was six years old. He left the high school at fourteen and went to work for the Champion Harvester Co. and remained with this concern till it became part of the International Harvester Co. in 1903. At that time he was general manager of the Champion Company. In 1912 he was made president of the International Harvester Co. of America. He is a life long student, a man of marked ability, highly honored. Res. 7350 Sheriden Road, Chicago.

      (Ed. note: I notice with some distain that so much is written about Mr. Haskins and nothing whatsoever of his wife, who bears the Reference Number in Mr. Nutt's book. DMC.)

  • Sources 
    1. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 145.

    2. [S1358] Editors Note, corrections to the Puffer Genealogy book made by David M. C aranci.