Harriet Robinson

Cushing, Lincoln, Maine, United States

The Life of Harriet

When Harriet Robinson was born in 1830, in Cushing, Lincoln, Maine, United States, her father, Simon Robinson, was 40 and her mother, Mary Polly Wiley, was 34.

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Simon Robinson
Mary Polly Wiley
Oliver J. Robinson
Harriet Robinson
Mary Jane Robinson
Simon A. Robinson

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 0

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1832 · Calais Branch is Chartered

Age 2

The State of Maine chartered the Calais Railway in 1832, one of the first railway charters to be granted by the state. Construction was very long, as the project was reorganized, abandoned, transferred to other companies, and extended several times. It was finally completed in 1898.

Age 33

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Robin, endearing name for Robert, and sun, son, meaning son of Robin, son of the heavenly bright

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Sources (1)

  • Harriet Robinson in household of Simon Robinson, "United States Census, 1850"

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