Melissa Elvira Robinson

4 May 1860–2 November 1960 (Age 100)
South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Melissa Elvira

When Melissa Elvira Robinson was born on 4 May 1860, in South Carolina, United States, her father, William Robinson, was 32 and her mother, Mrs (Robinson), was 32. She married Barnet Holloway Williams on 4 October 1877. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Township 7 Pumpkintown, Pickens, South Carolina, United States in 1870 and Easley, Pickens, South Carolina, United States for about 30 years. She died on 2 November 1960, in Greenville General Hospital, Greenville, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 100.

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Family Time Line

Barnet Holloway Williams
1851–1933
Melissa Elvira Robinson
1860–1960
Marriage: 4 October 1877
Lillie Vane Williams
1878–1896
Edward Ned Williams
1902–1960
John Franklin Williams
1880–1980
Mary Lee Williams
1882–1973
James Andrew Williams
1885–1974
Marinda Jane Williams
1887–1927
Nellie Edith Williams
1892–1894
Barnett Osborne Williams
1897–1969
Florida " Flossie" Williams
1899–1984

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 October 1877
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1861
    Age 1
    South Carolina is where the first shots of the Civil War were fired.
    1863
    Age 3
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1886
    Age 26
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Robbinson
    Robin

    Sources (8)

    • Melissa Robinson in household of George F Robinson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Melissa Williams, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"
    • Melissa M Williams in household of Barnett H Williams, "United States Census, 1920"

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