Lena Rivers Robinson

Female17 November 1875–4 November 1935

Brief Life History of Lena Rivers

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.

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Ray Grover
Lena Rivers Robinson
Marriage: 22 October 1913

Sources (5)

  • Lena Robinson in household of James K Robinson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lena R. Robinson, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Lena Grover, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 October 1913Russell Township, Geauga, Ohio, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 1

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

    Age 1

    An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 21

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    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).

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

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