John Alva Robinson

12 September 1858–29 May 1940 (Age 81)
Easley, Pickens, South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of John Alva

When John Alva Robinson was born on 12 September 1858, in Easley, Pickens, South Carolina, United States, his father, George Franklin Robinson, was 23 and his mother, Elvira Jane Griffin, was 18. He married Mourning Alice Hill about 1876, in Dacusville, Pickens, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Township 7 Pumpkintown, Pickens, South Carolina, United States in 1870 and Dacusville, Pickens, South Carolina, United States for about 20 years. He died on 29 May 1940, at the age of 81, and was buried in Easley, Pickens, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Alva Robinson
1858–1940
Mourning Alice Hill
1858–1924
Marriage: about 1876
Ellie Robinson
1877–1880
Lewis Franklin Robinson
1880–1947
Mary Malissa Robinson
1882–1980
Joseph Furman Robinson
1884–1884
Elizabeth B Robinson
1885–1976
Dora E. Robinson
1887–
Ethel Robinson
1888–1957
John Fulton Robinson
1890–1930
Llewellyn Robertson
1892–1927
Jennie Lucille Robinson
1897–1981

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Children

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World Events (8)

1860
Age 2
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.
1863
Age 5
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 23
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Robin .

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

Possible Related Names

Rubinson
Robin

Sources (15)

  • John A Robinson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John A Robinson in household of George F Robinson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John A Robinson in household of George F Robinson, "United States Census, 1870"

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