Benjamin Robinson

about 1776–1846 (Age 70)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Robinson was born about 1776, in Virginia, United States, his father, McKinney Robinson, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Wamsley, was 20. He died in 1846, in Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

McKinney Robinson
1750–1812
Elizabeth Wamsley
1756–1841
William R. Robinson
1774–1858
Benjamin Robinson
1776–1846
Samuel Robinson
1778–
John Robinson
1780–
Dorcas Robinson
1782–1839
Mary Robinson
1784–
Elizabeth Robinson
1787–1895
Daniel Robinson
1796–1872
Thomas Robinson
1798–1861
Dr George Washington Robinson
1800–1870

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World Events (8)

1776

Age 0

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 4

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 24

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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