Champley, Robert ()

robert_champ2.jpgRobert Champley

Bookbinder

see also: Father: George Champley, Bookbinder

ROBERT CHAMPLEY, 'farmer and one of the oldest settlers of the county, was
born in Hull, England, July 7, 1817 and is the only child of George and
Charlotte (Lawson) Champley. Robert Champley removed with his parents to
Montreal, Canada, at the age of ten months, and remained at home until his
fathers death. He worked at book-binding for several years, but during his
residence in Ohio and Indiana he has followed farming.' From "Counties of
Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton Indiana" Pub. 1883-- A Historical and
Biographical History, page 397. Our thanks to David L. Dye of Goodland Indiana
for this image and the information on his GG-grandfather.

  1. see also; Early American Bookbindings, from the collection of Michael
    Papantonio, The Pierpont Morgan Library , New York 1972
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