Barbara Robinson

1833–1888 (Age 55)
Chester, Morris, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Barbara

Barbara Robinson was born in 1833, in Chester, Morris, New Jersey, United States. She married Cornelius Skinner about 1859, in Chester, 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.

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Family Time Line

Cornelius Skinner
1808–1903
Barbara Robinson
1833–1888
Marriage: about 1859
Harriet Skinner
1859–
John Skinner
1862–1949
Catherine Skinner
1862–1951

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1859Chester, Morris, New Jersey, United States
  • Children

    (3)

    World Events (7)

    1833
    Age 0
    The Camden & Amboy railroad was completed in 1833. It made transportation between New York City and Philadelphia possible within a 7-hour time-frame. This advancement led to dozens of other companies opening railroad lines during the 1800's.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1861
    Age 28
    No Civil War battles took place within the state boundaries of New Jersey, but its citizens participated extensively in the war. Volunteers that were turned away ended up serving in the militias of nearby states like Pennsylvania and New York. Whenever President Lincoln requested more troops, New Jersey responded quickly. In total, the state contributed over 88,000 soldiers (6,000 of which died).

    Name Meaning

    Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Robin .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Robin
    Rubinson

    Sources (1)

    • Barbara Skinner in household of Cornelieus Skinner, "United States Census, 1860"

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