Elizabeth Robinson

7 February 1814–1847 (Age 32)
Upper Providence Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Robinson was born on 7 February 1814, in Upper Providence Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William Robinson, was 36 and her mother, Jane Evans, was 29. She died in 1847, at the age of 33.

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Family Time Line

William Robinson
1777–1859
Jane Evans
1784–1876
Elizabeth Robinson
1814–1847
Tacy Robinson
1818–1887
Samaria J. Robinson
1819–1905

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World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819
Age 5
With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal
Age 6
The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1820 · Making Land more affordable
Age 6
"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."

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

Sources (2)

  • Elizabeth Robinson, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"

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