Hannah Robinson

Female24 February 1698–1 February 1781

Brief Life History of Hannah

When Hannah Robinson was born on 24 February 1698, in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Jacob Robinson, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Eliakim Hitchcock, was 28. She married Thomas Dawson about 1718, in Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She died on 1 February 1781, in Connecticut, United States, at the age of 82.

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Thomas Dawson
Hannah Robinson
Marriage: about 1718
Hannah Dawson
Sarah Dawson
Mary Dawson
Sarah Dawson
Lydia Dawson
Joseph Dawson
Mary Dawson

Sources (5)

  • Hanah Robinson, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Hanah Robinson, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Hannah in entry for Mary Dawson, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1718Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
  • Children (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (3)


    Age 3

    The city served as co-capital of Connecticut from 1701 until 1873


    Age 78

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

    Age 83

    The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

    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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