Eunice Robinson

20 April 1769–
Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Eunice

When Eunice Robinson was born on 20 April 1769, in Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, her father, John Robinson, was 29 and her mother, Eunice Phelps, was 28. She married David Hilliard on 20 September 1792. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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David Hilliard
Eunice Robinson
Marriage: 20 September 1792
Lucy Hillard

Spouse and Children

20 September 1792
First Church,Coventry,Tolland,Conneticut


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World Events (8)


Age 7

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 12

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.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 31

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Robin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eunice Robertson, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Eunice Robinson in entry for David Hilliard, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"
  • Eunice Robertson, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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