Hannah Robinson

24 February 1698–1 February 1781 (Age 82)
New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Robinson was born on 24 February 1698, in 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 in 1717, in East Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She died on 1 February 1781, in Connecticut, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Dawson
1687–1759
Hannah Robinson
1698–1781
Marriage: 1717
Mary DAWSON
1726–1736
Sarah Dawson
1730–1764
Lydia Dawson
1727–1789
Joseph Dawson
1735–1737
Mary Dawson
1740–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1717
East Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
children

(5)

    Mary DAWSON

    Female1726–1736Female

    Female1727–1789Female

    Sarah Dawson

    Female1730–1764Female

    Male1735–1737Male

    Mary Dawson

    Female1740–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (2)

1776

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

Robin, endearing name for Robert, and sun, son, meaning son of Robin, son of the heavenly bright

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hanah Robinson, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Hannah in entry for Mary Dawson, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"
  • Hannah in entry for Mary Dawson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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