The Mixed-Race 'Pointer-Robinson' Families
The Pointer-Robinson Family
Mrs. Madison Pointer-Robinson
("Aunty" Robinson Sarah)
Sarah Pointer-Robinson taught school at old log school house in Little River (MI).
The family lived in Little River when Berry's came in 1877.
Madison and Sarah Robinson were among the
early families settling in the Mecosta (MI) Area.
To this union five children were born:
Julius, Aquilla, Marinda, Sarah, and Clark.
Julius married Mary Pointer.
Julius and Mary had no children of their own but raised several
foster children including Elsie Adams and Josephine Lett.
After Mary died, Julius married Christina Steele,
daughter of Alex and Manelia Steele.
To this union one child was born--Emma.
Emma had one daughter whose name was Margaret Ann.
Margaret Ann married John Wilson.
She later married Gaylord Dow.
Margaret and Gaylord have two children.
Christie, as she was called, had one sister,
Lydia and a brother who dies in infancy.
No information is available for Aquilla or Clark.
Marinda married Thomas Johnson.
Sarah was known for her teaching
ability, especially the younger ones.
She was also a beautiful organist.
Sarah married John Bracy. (SEE JOHN BRACY)
Picture Courtesy of Marguerite Berry-Jackson