Abiah Robinson

16 May 1728–23 January 1805 (Age 76)
Windham, Windham, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Abiah

When Abiah Robinson was born on 16 May 1728, in Windham, Windham, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Thomas Robinson, was 25 and her mother, Annah, was 30. She married Jonah Palmer on 31 October 1754, in Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 23 January 1805, in Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Scotland Cemetery, Scotland, Windham, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonah Palmer
Abiah Robinson
Marriage: 31 October 1754
Jonah Palmer II
Captain Vaniah Palmer
William Palmer
Desire Palmer
Wealthia Palmer
Abigail Palmer
Abigail Palmer
Abiah Palmer
Eli Palmer

Spouse and Children

31 October 1754
Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States


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World Events (4)


Age 48

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

Age 53

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.

Age 61

George Washington elected first president of United States.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Robin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Abiah in entry for William Palmer, "Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955"
  • Abiah Palmer, "Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955"
  • Abiah Robinson, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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