- Born: 15 Aug 1840, Leake, Lincolnshire, England
- Christened: 16 Aug 1840, Old Leake, Lincolnshire, England 2
- Married: 28 Apr 1868, Boston St. Botolph, Lincolnshire, England 1
- Died: 26 May 1903, Gordon, Sheridan, NE, USA
- Buried: Gordon Cemetery, Gordon, Sheridan, NE, USA 3
In 1871 Robert Donner (30) of Boston West*, farmer, and wife Mary (29) of Skirbeck, were living in Skirbeck. Present were children (born in Skirbeck): Mary Grace (2) and Gildon W. (14 months).
* Robert's younger siblings were all born in Boston West. Robert, according to the 1851 and 1861 Censuses, was born in Leake. However, this is the correct Robert, given the names of his children.
Emigrated to Nebraska USA about 1880.
Robert married Mary TEMPLE, daughter of Thomas TEMPLE and Ann FOUNTAIN, on 28 Apr 1868 in Boston St. Botolph, Lincolnshire, England 1. (Mary TEMPLE was born on 29 Jan 1842 in Skirbeck, Lincolnshire, England and died after 1900 in Nebraska, USA.)
Robert Donner, son of John Donner, and Mary Temple, daughter of Thomas Temple.