Ira S. Robinson

Brief Life History of Ira S.

When Ira S. Robinson was born on 1 January 1835, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Walter N Robinson, was 41 and his mother, Rebecca B Chisum, was 32. He lived in Hardeman, Tennessee, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Walter N Robinson
1793–1857
Rebecca B Chisum
1802–1880
Edward Robinson
1825–1899
Lucinda Robinson
1828–1882
Margaret Chisum Robinson
1828–1899
John C. Robinson
1831–1909
Mary Elizabeth Robinson
1832–1897
Ira S. Robinson
1835–
Sarah Ann Robinson
1837–1921
James Robinson
1839–
Andrew Jackson Robinson
1841–1908
Mary Ellen Robinson
1843–
Rebecca Lucretia Robinson
1846–1900
Malissa Robinson
1847–

Sources (1)

  • Ira Roberson in household of Walter Roberson, "United States Census, 1850"

World Events (8)

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

1836 · Remember the Alamo

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.

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

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.

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