Rebecca Jane Robinson

1828–March 1880 (Age 52)
White, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Rebecca Jane

When Rebecca Jane Robinson was born in 1828, in White, Tennessee, United States, her father, Fountain Robinson, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Ann Cason, was 17. She married James South on 15 February 1849, in Osage, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Benton Township, Osage, Missouri, United States in 1850 and Linn Township, Osage, Missouri, United States in 1860. She died in March 1880, in Linn, Osage, Missouri, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Osage, Missouri, United States.

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James South
Rebecca Jane Robinson
Marriage: 15 February 1849
William Fount South
Perlony Ann South
John T South
Nancy Jane South
Sarah Elisabeth South
Susanah South
Juelda Rebecca South
Luraner South

Spouse and Children

15 February 1849
Osage, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

1829 · Missouri State Library

Age 1

The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 7

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Age 18

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • Jane South in household of James South, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rebecca South in household of James South, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jane South in household of James South, "United States Census, 1870"

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