Jane "Jenny" Robinson

Brief Life History of Jane "Jenny"

When Jane "Jenny" Robinson was born in 1802, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Samuel Roberson, was 26 and her mother, Mrs Samuel Roberson, was 25. She married Solomon Parks F Jarrell on 15 November 1827, in Floyd, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Morgan, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years and Magisterial District 1 Sandy Hook, Elliott, Kentucky, United States in 1880. She died in 1860, in Elliott, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Elliott, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Solomon Parks F Jarrell
1801–1881
Jane "Jenny" Robinson
1802–1860
Marriage: 15 November 1827
George Washington Jarrell
1828–1900
Nancy Jarrell
1828–
William Roberson Jarrell
1830–1880
Mary Jane Jarrell
1842–1842
Amos Davis Jarrell
1833–1914
Juliann Jarrell
1837–1880
Solomon Parks Jarrell
1840–1900
Elizabeth Jassel
1845–

Sources (8)

  • Jane Jassel in household of Park Jassel, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jenney Roberson, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • FamilySearch Family Tree (https://www.familysearch.org)

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World Events (8)

1804 · Walton War

The Walton War was a border dispute between Georgia and North Carolina, when Georgia established Walton County. The main piece of land being fought over was called the Orphan Strip and was located between North Carolina and Georgia. It started in 1804 and became part of the War of 1812 and lasted until 1818.

1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.

1818 · Jackson Purchase

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.

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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