When Priscilla Barnhurst was born about 1816, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Joseph Barnhurst, was 36 and her mother, Priscilla Underhill, was 27. She married John Penrose Robinson on 1 July 1835, in Dorchester, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years and Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America in 1862. She died on 4 November 1862, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
English: habitational name from Barnhurst in Tettenhall (Staffordshire). Recorded as Barndehurst in 1317, the place is named with Middle English barnde, barnt ‘burnt’ + hurst ‘wooded hill’.