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
Elvira Jane Griffin
Marriage: about 1857
John Alva Robinson
Melissa Elvira Robinson
Marinda Jane Robinson
Mary Peninah Robinson
Elvira J Robinson
Martha Lee Robinson
James T. Robinson
Josie D. Robinson
Nettie Robinson
George Franklin Robinson ,Jr.
Samuel Looper Robinson

Spouse and Children

about 1857
Pickens, South Carolina, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    John Alexander Roberson





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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.

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.

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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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