William L Robinson

Benton Township, Webster, Missouri, United States

The Life of William L

When William L Robinson was born in 1872, in Benton Township, Webster, Missouri, United States, his father, William J. Chester Robinson, was 29 and his mother, Columbia Elizabeth McDowell, was 15. He married Bessie Gardner on 7 March 1918, in El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States.

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William L Robinson
Bessie Gardner
Marriage: 7 March 1918

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7 March 1918
El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 0

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 0

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 31

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

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)

  • William Robinson in household of William J Robinson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William L Robinson, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
  • William L. Robinson, "Texas Marriages, 1837-1973"

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