Thomas Robinson

1698–4 March 1774 (Age 76)
Durham, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Robinson was born in 1698, in Durham, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, his father, David Robinson Sr., was 38 and his mother, Mary Atwater, was 36. He died on 4 March 1774, in Connecticut, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Durham, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.

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David Robinson Sr.
Mary Atwater
Thomas Robinson
Mary Robinson
Ebenezer Robinson
Hannah Robinson

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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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Sources (5)

  • Thomas Robinson, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Robinson Robinson, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"
  • Thomas Robinson, "Find A Grave Index"

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