Joseph Robinson

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

The Life Summary 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 8 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
Mary Lucas
James Robinson or Robbeson
Polly Robinson
Lucas Robinson
Lucas Robinson
Temar Robinson
Andrew Robinson
Ebenezer Robinson
William Robinson
Demas Robinson

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+4 More Children

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+7 More Children

World Events (6)

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

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.

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Find a grave memorial for Ebenezer (son of Joseph) Robinson

Finda a grave memorial # 43901787 He was the son of Mary Lucas and Joseph Robinson (1742-1820). Joseph was born at Windham, CT and moved to Irish Corners in 1766. This Robinson family were from Colera …

Sources (9)

  • Joseph Robinson, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Joseph Robinson, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Joseph Robinson, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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