Mary Robinson

about 1757–
East Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Mary

Mary Robinson was born about 1757, in East Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States as the daughter of Nichols. She married Freeman Hughes Jr. on 24 November 1774, in East Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Freeman Hughes Jr.
1753–
Mary Robinson
1757–
Marriage: 24 November 1774
Hannah Hughes
1778–
Mary Hughes
1778–
John Hughes
1783–
John Hughes
1784–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 November 1774East Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (1)

    World Events (8)

    1776
    Age 19
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold
    Age 24
    The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
    1788 · The First Presidential Election
    Age 31
    The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Robbinson
    Robin

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