Joseph Robinson

14 February 1743–25 March 1820 (Age 77)
Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Robinson was born on 14 February 1743, in Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States, his father, Joseph Robinson, was 37 and his mother, Mehetable Read, was 28. He had at least 9 sons and 1 daughter with Mary Lucas. He died on 25 March 1820, in Bennington, Vermont, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Old Bennington Cemetery, Bennington, Bennington, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Robinson
1743–1820
Mary Lucas
1746–1822
James Robinson
1775–1847
Joseph Robinson
1775–
Polly Robinson
1777–1847
Lucas Robinson
1778–
Andrew Robinson
1781–1867
William Robinson
1785–
Lucas Robinson
1787–
Temar Robinson
1789–
James Robinson
1779–1858
Ebenezer Robinson
1783–1876

Spouse and Children

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World Events (6)

1776

Age 33

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

Age 38

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.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 43

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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)

  • Joseph Robinson, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Joseph Robinson, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Joseph Robinson in entry for James Robinson, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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