William Robinson

23 June 1860–28 November 1937 (Age 77)
Sellersburg, Silver Creek Township, Clark, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of William

When William Robinson was born on 23 June 1860, in Sellersburg, Silver Creek Township, Clark, Indiana, United States, his father, William Robinson, was 44 and his mother, Nancy Elender Bloor, was 38. He married Mary Alice Spurgeon on 17 March 1883. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 8 Cortez, Montezuma, Colorado, United States in 1910. He died on 28 November 1937, in Cortez, Montezuma, Colorado, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Cortez, Montezuma, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Robinson
Mary Alice Spurgeon
Marriage: 17 March 1883
Arthur Robinson
Musa Robinson
Clifford Arthur Robinson
Cecil James Robinson
Leonard Robinson
Mya Robinson

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  • Marriage
    17 March 1883
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    World Events (8)

    1861 · Denver Becomes a City
    Age 1
    In 1861, Denver City was incorporated into the territory as an official city.
    Age 3
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 21
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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 (14)

    • William Robinson in household of Nancy Robinson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Wm Robinson in entry for Arthur Robinson and Lydia Rochford, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1941"
    • Henry Robinson in entry for Clifford Arthur Robinson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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