Mary Robinson

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Robinson was born on 22 April 1698, in Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Dane Robinson, was 27 and her mother, Mary Chadwick, was 23. She married Samuel Peters on 27 May 1722, in Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 16 June 1747, in Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 49.

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Samuel Peters
Mary Robinson
Marriage: 27 May 1722
Mary Peters
Samuel Peters
Benjamin Peters
Hannah Peters
Joseph Peters
Lydia Peters

Sources (11)

  • Mary Robinson, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Samuel Peters and Mary Robinson in the Colonial Families of the USA, 1607 [marriage]
  • Mary Robinson, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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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