Philena Robinson

24 March 1764–22 December 1843 (Age 79)
Scotland, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Philena

When Philena Robinson was born on 24 March 1764, in Scotland, Windham, Connecticut, United States, her mother, Mehetabel Palmer, was 24 and her father, Capt Abner Robinson Sr, was 26. She married Job Hodges Jr in January 1783, in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 22 December 1843, at the age of 79, and was buried in Scotland, Windham, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Job Hodges Jr
1760–1844
Philena Robinson
1764–1843
Marriage: January 1783
James A Hodges
1784–1863
Nancy Hodges
1786–1811
William "Billy" Hodges
1789–
Charles Hodges
1790–
Mary "Polly" Hodges
1794–1870
Susan "Sukey" Hodges
1796–
Elias Hodges
1807–1824
George Hodges
1809–

Spouse and Children

    Job Hodges Jr

    Male1760–1844Male

    Female1764–1843Female

MARRIAGE
January 1783
Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
children

(8)

    James A Hodges

    Male1784–1863Male

    Nancy Hodges

    Female1786–1811Female

    William "Billy" Hodges

    Male1789–Male

    Charles Hodges

    Male1790–Male

    Female1794–1870Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

World Events (8)

1776

Age 12

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 17

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 22

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Robin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Phile in entry for Ellis Hodges, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"
  • Philena Robinson, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"
  • File in entry for James Hodges, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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