Thankful Robinson

16 February 1796–
Cushing, Knox, Maine, United States

The Life of Thankful

When Thankful Robinson was born on 16 February 1796, in Cushing, Knox, Maine, United States, her father, Thomas Robinson, was 26 and her mother, Polite Collamore, was 23.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Robinson
1770–1856
Polite Collamore
1772–
Susannah Robinson
1791–1860
Joshua Robinson
1793–
Priscilla Robinson
1794–
Thankful Robinson
1796–
Mary Robinson
1801–1892
Rachel Robinson
1803–
Eliza Robinson
1805–
Isaac Robinson
1815–1905

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World Events (3)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 7

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 8

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Robin .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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