Barbara Robinson was born in 1833, in Chester Township, Morris, New Jersey, United States. She married Cornelius Skinner about 1859, in Chester Township, Morris, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died in 1888, in New Jersey, United States, at the age of 55.
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).