Glenn Gaylord Robinson

Male3 May 1892–25 April 1951

Brief Life History of Glenn Gaylord

When Glenn Gaylord Robinson was born on 3 May 1892, in Fontanelle, Adair, Iowa, United States, his father, Cyrus Bates Robinson, was 32 and his mother, Statie S. Colwell, was 34. He married Fannie Bell Davis on 31 July 1912, in Newark, Licking, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years. He died on 25 April 1951, in Wadena, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Springwell Cemetery, Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States.

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Glenn Gaylord Robinson
Jennie Christine Christianson
Marriage: about 1925
Glenn Gaylord Robinson
Mary Jean Robinson
John Caldwell Robinson

Sources (23)

  • Glenn Gaylord Robinson in entry for Donna Pearl Robinson, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Glenn G Robinson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Glenn Robinson in entry for Henry Gordon Fletcher and Donna Pearle Robinson, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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  • Marriage
    about 1925United States
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    World Events (8)

    1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

    Age 1

    The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 4

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

    Age 16

    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    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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