When Lena Rivers Robinson was born on 17 November 1875, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, her father, James Knox Robinson, was 30 and her mother, Sarah Jane Burns, was 33. She married Ray Grover on 22 October 1913, in Russell Township, Geauga, Ohio, United States. She lived in Garrettsville, Portage, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Chagrin Falls, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1935. She died on 4 November 1935, in Bedford, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Evergreen Hill Cemetery, Chagrin Falls, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States.
English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): patronymic from the Middle English personal name Robin , a pet form of Robert , + -son. This surname is also very common among African Americans.
French: from a pet form of the personal name Robin .
West Indian (including Haiti) and Guyanese: most likely not (only) of English or French origin as in 1 above and 2 above, but also, if not mostly, from the related name of the famous Daniel Defoe's literary character Robinson Crusoe (from a novel first published in 1719).
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