When Alexander Patterson Robinson was born in 1815, in South Carolina, United States, his father, William Harvey Robinson, was 53 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Boggs, was 31. He married Margaret A Patterson about 1836, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Abbeville, Abbeville, South Carolina, United States in 1850 and Texas, United States for about 14 years. In 1850, at the age of 35, his occupation is listed as wheelwright. He died in 1900, in Freestone, Texas, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Freestone, Texas, United States.
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).
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