James Robson

27 October 1820–19 February 1873 (Age 52)
Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of James

When James Robson was born on 27 October 1820, in Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, Thomas Robson, was 35 and his mother, Isabella Humphrey, was 43. He married Jerusha Hewson on 14 October 1847. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Sackville, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada in 1871. He died on 19 February 1873, in Ocean, Osijek-Baranja, Croatia, at the age of 52, and was buried in At Sea.

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Family Time Line

James Robson
1820–1873
Jerusha Hewson
1824–1898
Marriage: 14 October 1847
Eliza M. Robson
1848–1935
Elizabeth Chandler Robson
1849–1929
William Hewson Robson
1853–1927
Thomas Chandler Robson
1856–1900
Charlotte Crisp Robson
1861–
Jane Robson
1861–
Minnie E. Robson
1862–1863
Linnie M. Robson
1862–1945

Spouse and Children

    Male1820–1873Male

    Jerusha Hewson

    Female1824–1898Female

MARRIAGE
14 October 1847
children

(8)

    Eliza M. Robson

    Female1848–1935Female

    Elizabeth Chandler Robson

    Female1849–1929Female

    William Hewson Robson

    Male1853–1927Male

    Thomas Chandler Robson

    Male1856–1900Male

    Charlotte Crisp Robson

    Female1861–Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (2)

1867 · British North America Act

Age 47

The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.
1869

Age 49

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Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Rob, a short form of Robert .

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Sources (3)

  • James Robinson in entry for Elizabeth C Richardson, "New Brunswick Provincial Deaths, 1815-1938"
  • James Robson in entry for Elijah Chase, "New Brunswick Provincial Deaths, 1815-1938"
  • James Robson in entry for Thomas Robson and Hannah Rodgers, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"

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