Zebulon Baird "Seth" Robbins1

#657, (September 1875 - circa 31 January 1910)
Father*Rufus M Robbins3
Mother*Margaret _____2 (1847 - )
Zebulon Baird "Seth" Robbins was also known as Seth.4 
Birth*September 1875He was born in September 1875 at MissouriG.5 
7 June 1900He appeared on the census of 7 June 1900 in the household of Margaret _____ at 4441 West Belle Place, St. Louis, Missouri, age 24, b. MO Sep 1875, single, father b. MO, mother b. NJ, Str. Ry. conductor; nei. Quinlivan hh, 4469 West Belle Pl., incl Joseph and Annie Hartnett, fam. 231.2 
1901He was a conductor in 1901 at 4441 West Belle Place, St. Louis, Missouri.3 
Marriagebefore October 1903He married Annette Louise Roche, daughter of Ambrose Joseph Roche and Mary Elizabeth Hennessy, before October 1903.3,6
1904He and Annette Louise Roche lived in 1904 at 2418A Bacon, St. Louis, Missouri.7 
1908 In 1908 Zebulon Baird "Seth" Robbins and Annette Louise Roche were owners of Robbins Jewelry Co. located at 211 North 7th, St. Louis, Missouri.8 
Death*circa 31 January 1910He died circa 31 January 1910 at St. Louis, Missouri.9 
Burial*4 February 1910He was buried on 4 February 1910 at Calvary Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri.10 


  1. [S27] Vincent W Hartnett, V. W. Hartnett Notes.
  2. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census. Margaret (52), b. NJ Jul 1847, 6 children, 4 living, widow, parents b. NJ.
  3. [S58] Gould's St. Louis Directory , 1901 Zebulon res. 4441 West Belle Place, also Margaret Robbins, wd. of Rufus M; Annette res. 1905 Biddle, also Ambrose; appear together in 1904 directory.
  4. [S27] Vincent W Hartnett, "V. W. Hartnett Notes", autobio prepared for a speech in St. Louis, "[Annette] began work as a salesperson in a St. Louis jewelry store, but in time started the Robbins Jewelry Company. (Her first husband was Seth Robbins of St. Louis..."
  5. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census. Margaret (52), b. NJ Jul 1847, 6 children, 4 living, widow, parents b. NJ.
  6. [S1005] St. Louis Republic, St. Louis, Missouri.
  7. [S58] Gould's St. Louis , 1904:1725; Zebulon and Annette Robbins, res. 2418A Bacon; Annette bkpr F W Hoyt & Co; Zebulon grocer.
  8. [S58] Gould's St. Louis , 1908:1531; Annette L Robbins and Zebulon B Robbins, both Robbins Jewelry Co., 211 N. 7th, res. 4136 St. Louis Avenue. [There is also a John Robbins, clerk, res. 4136 St. Louis Avenue]
  9. [S93] St. Louis Public Library, online www.slpl.org, Obituary index, Zebulon Baird Robbins, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 1 Feb 1910. www.slpl.org/slpl/gateways/article240117800.asp#, viewed July 2013.
  10. [S65] Archdiocese St. Louis Cemetery Records, online https://cemeteries.archstl.org/Burial-Search, Internment 365894, Calvary Cemetery, section 20. Zebulon B Robbins, bur. 4 Feb 1910, age 34.