Mary Robinson

about 1817–1863 (Age 46)

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Robinson was born about 1817, her father, Issachar Robinson Jr., was 30 and her mother, Mary Pettenger, was 32. She married Christopher Walthart about 1837. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Homer, Calhoun, Michigan, United States in 1850 and Northampton, Fulton, New York, United States for about 5 years. She died in 1863, at the age of 46, and was buried in Northville, Fulton, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christopher Walthart
1817–1896
Mary Robinson
1817–1863
Marriage: about 1837
Fidelia A Walthart
1842–1913
Mary J Walthart
1850–1863
Samuel J Walthart
1845–1899

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1837
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 10
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 13
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Robbinson
    Robin

    Sources (3)

    • Mary Maltheart in household of Christopher Maltheart, "New York State Census, 1855"
    • Mary Walthart in household of C Walthart, "United States Census, 1850"

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