Job Robinson

1732–1805 (Age 73)
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Job

When Job Robinson was born in 1732, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, his father, Isaac Robinson, was 32 and his mother, Katherine Perkins, was 27. He married Charity Spencer in 1768, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Lincoln, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1805, in Gaston, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Bethel Church, York, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Job Robinson
1732–1805
Charity Spencer
1742–1817
Marriage: 1768
Zacharias Robinson
1770–1860
Ezekiel Robinson
1772–1862
Martha Robinson
1772–1870
Martha Robinson
1776–1870
Elizabeth Robinson
1786–1880
William Robinson
1788–1821
James A Robinson
1774–1846
Mary "Polly" Robinson
1776–1820
Zachariah Robinson
1777–
Ezekial Robinson
1778–1826
Amos Robinson
1780–1844
Charity Robinson
1780–1850
John Robinson
1783–
Job Robinson Junior
1788–1826
William Robinson
1791–
Samuel Robinson
1794–1841

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1768
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
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World Events (4)

1776

Age 44

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 44

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1791

Age 59

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Robin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Job Robinson, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Job Robinson, "United States Census, 1800"
  • Robartson, "North Carolina Revolutionary Pay Vouchers, 1779-1782"

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