John Robb

Brief Life History of John

When John Robb was born about 1788, in Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Joseph Robb, was 27 and his mother, Rachel Rebecca Elizabeth McCLELLAND, was 26.

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Joseph Robb
1762–1816
Rachel Rebecca Elizabeth McCLELLAND
1764–
James Robb
1786–
Betsy Robb
1788–1851
John Robb
1788–
Elizabeth Robb
1801–
Susie Robb
1805–
Betsy Robb
1807–
John Robb
1811–
James Robb
1813–
David Robb
1815–
William Robb
1790–1845
Elizabeth Rebecca Robb
1795–1887
Sarah Robb
1805–1863
Nancy Ann Robb
1807–1876
Mariah Robb
1809–1861
Malinda Robb
1813–1894

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    World Events (3)

    1788 · The First Presidential Election

    The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

    1789

    George Washington elected first president of United States.

    1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs

    The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and northern Irish: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Robb(e), a pet form of Robert . See also Robbie .

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

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