Nancy Robinson

Female1783–before 11 November 1828

Brief Life History of Nancy

When Nancy Robinson was born in 1783, in Cumberland, Virginia, United States, her father, Stephen Robinson, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth "Betty" Holland, was 31. She married Bostick about 1814, in Smith, Henderson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died before 11 November 1828, at the age of 45.

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Nancy Robinson
Marriage: about 1814
Jane Bostick
Betsy Bostick
John Bostick
Polly Ann Bostick

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  • Marriage
    about 1814Smith, Henderson, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1783 · A Free America

    Age 0

    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

    1788 · Becomes the 10th state

    Age 5

    On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 17

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): patronymic from the Middle English personal name Robin , a pet form of Robert , + -son. This surname is also very common among African Americans.

    French: from a pet form of the personal name Robin .

    West Indian (including Haiti) and Guyanese: most likely not (only) of English or French origin as in 1 above and 2 above, but also, if not mostly, from the related name of the famous Daniel Defoe's literary character Robinson Crusoe (from a novel first published in 1719).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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