Elizabeth Robinson

6 August 1774–24 March 1858 (Age 83)
Scotland, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Robinson was born on 6 August 1774, in Scotland, Windham, Connecticut, United States, her father, Capt Abner Robinson Sr, was 36 and her mother, Mehetabel Palmer, was 34. She married Gamaliel Bingham on 5 August 1800, in Scotland, Windham, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 24 March 1858, in her hometown, at the age of 83, and was buried in Scotland, Windham, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gamaliel Bingham
1775–1860
Elizabeth Robinson
1774–1858
Marriage: 5 August 1800
George Bingham
1801–1889
Lois Bingham
1802–
Calista Bingham
1805–
Egbert Bingham
1808–1892
Warren Bingham
1810–1875
Mary Bingham
1813–
Elizabeth Bingham
1815–1891
Alamantha Bingham
1821–1876

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 August 1800
Scotland, Windham, Connecticut, United States
children

(8)

    George Bingham

    Male1801–1889Male

    Lois Bingham

    Female1802–Female

    Calista Bingham

    Female1805–Female

    Egbert Bingham

    Male1808–1892Male

    Warren Bingham

    Male1810–1875Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 2

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

Age 7

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.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 26

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Robin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Betsey Robinson, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Elizabeth Robinson, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Family record of Gamaliel Bingham---Windham. Death Records 1692–1867, Marriage Records 1692–1867, Birth Records 1692–1867

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