George Franklin Robinson

21 October 1834–21 November 1888 (Age 54)
Pickens, South Carolina, United States

The Life of George Franklin

When George Franklin Robinson was born on 21 October 1834, in Pickens, South Carolina, United States, his father, John Alexander Roberson, was 23 and his mother, Mary Looper, was 19. He married Elvira Jane Griffin about 1857, in Pickens, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Township 5 Pickens, Pickens, South Carolina, United States in 1850 and Township 7 Pumpkintown, Pickens, South Carolina, United States in 1870. He died on 21 November 1888, in Dacusville, Pickens, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Pickens, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Franklin Robinson
1834–1888
Elvira Jane Griffin
1840–1921
Marriage: about 1857
John Alva Robinson
1858–1940
Melissa Elvira Robinson
1860–1960
Marinda Jane Robinson
1862–1957
Mary Peninah Robinson
1865–1944
Elvira J Robinson
1865–
Martha Lee Robinson
1867–1934
James T. Robinson
1870–1954
Josie D. Robinson
1872–1938
Nettie Robinson
1875–1926
George Franklin Robinson ,Jr.
1877–1912
Samuel Looper Robinson
1881–1949

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1857
Pickens, South Carolina, United States
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Alexander Roberson

    Male1811–1871Male

    Female1815–1887Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1835 · Angry Mob Seizes U-S Mail

Age 1

On August 31, 1835, in Charleston, South Carolina an angry mob takes control over the U-S mail and burns it in public.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

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.
1860

Age 26

In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Robin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • George F Robinson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George F Robinson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George F Robinson in household of John A Robinson, "United States Census, 1850"

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