Ebenezer Robinson

21 February 1788–19 March 1843 (Age 55)
Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Ebenezer

When Ebenezer Robinson was born on 21 February 1788, in Windham, Connecticut, United States, his father, Andrew Robinson, was 25 and his mother, Olive Hovey, was 26. He married Zilpha West on 5 January 1814, in Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 19 March 1843, in Jewett City, Griswold, New London, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Scotland, Windham, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ebenezer Robinson
Zilpha West
Marriage: 5 January 1814
Olive Hovey Robinson
Luther Maning Robinson
Samuel Newel Robinson
Hannah Frances Robinson
William Andrew Robinson
Parmelia Robinson
Calvin Newcomb RobInson
Esther Eliza Robinson
Jane W Robinson
Julia S. Robinson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 January 1814Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    George Washington elected first president of United States.
    1802 · Brass is Discovered
    Age 14
    In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname "The Brass City." Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin.
    Age 15
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    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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    Sources (51)

    • Eben Robinson in entry for Parmelia Robinson, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
    • Ebenezer, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
    • 1840 United States Federal Census

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