Sarah Catherine Robinson

1 November 1843–13 August 1920 (Age 76)
Louisa, Louisa, Virginia, United States

The Life of Sarah Catherine

When Sarah Catherine Robinson was born on 1 November 1843, in Louisa, Louisa, Virginia, United States, her father, William A. Robinson, was 40 and her mother, Ann T Dickinson, was 32. She married Francisco M. Bonavita on 26 March 1863, in Louisa, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Big Lick, Roanoke, Virginia, United States in 1900 and Charlottesville, Virginia, United States in 1920. She died on 13 August 1920, in Charlottesville, Albemarle, Virginia, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Roanoke, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francisco M. Bonavita
Sarah Catherine Robinson
Marriage: 26 March 1863
Irene Virginia Bonavita
Frank Marion Bonavita Jr.
William Antonio Bonavita
Bastia Bonavita
Joseph Layton Bonavita
Alma Laroque Bonavita
Maggie Mary Bonavita
Ivor Pritchell Bonavita
Iva P Bonavita

Spouse and Children

26 March 1863
Louisa, Virginia, United States


    Irene Virginia Bonavita


    Frank Marion Bonavita Jr.



    Bastia Bonavita


    Joseph Layton Bonavita


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William A. Robinson


    Ann T Dickinson




+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 1

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1864 · Arlington Cemetery

Age 21

Arlington Cemetery is a military cemetery. It was originally a plantation owned by George Washington Parke Custis. This is the location of Robert E. Lee, 16,000 Civil War soldiers, William Howard Taft, John, Jackie, Robert, and Edward Kennedy. The tomb of the unknown soldier is also located here it was dedicated on November 11, 1921. It contains the remains of those soldiers unknown from WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam.

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)

  • Mrs. S C Bonavita in household of W A Bonavita, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sarah C Robinson in household of Wm A Robinson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah C Robinson in household of Wm A Robinson, "United States Census, 1860"

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