Margaret Denton

1747–1813 (Age 66)
Hampshire, Virginia, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Denton was born in 1747, in Hampshire, Virginia, United States, her father, Robert Denton, was 52 and her mother, Jane Moon, was 38. She married Joseph Robinson Jr. in 1765, in Hardy, Mercer, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1813, in Lincoln, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Lincoln, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Robinson Jr.
1740–1812
Margaret Denton
1747–1813
Marriage: 1765
Joel Joseph Robinson Jr
1765–1854
Robert Robinson
1767–1837
Jacob Robinson
1770–1828
James Robinson
1773–1857
Sarah Robinson
1777–1840
John R Robinson
1779–1855
George Robinson
1781–1869
Margaret Robinson
1784–1858
Jacob "Jack" Robinson
1785–1868
Jane Robinson
1788–1862

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1765
Hardy, Mercer, West Virginia, United States
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 11

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
1776

Age 29

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

Age 33

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from any of the numerous places so called. The vast majority, including those in Cambridgeshire, Cumbria, Dumfries, County Durham, Kent, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Northumberland, Oxfordshire, Sussex, and West Yorkshire, are named from Old English denu ‘valley’ ( see Dean 1) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. An isolated example in Northamptonshire appears in Domesday Book as Dodintone ‘settlement associated with Dodda’.

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

Possible Related Names

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  • Will of father Robert where her husband Joel Robinson is mentioned
  • Ancestry Family Trees

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