Thomas Robinson

9 March 1840–
Lumberport, Harrison, Virginia, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Robinson was born on 9 March 1840, in Lumberport, Harrison, Virginia, United States, his father, Thomas Robinson, was 41 and his mother, Caroline A. Litchfield Boggess, was 31. He lived in Parkersburg, Wood, West Virginia, United States in 1870 and San Diego, San Diego, California, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Robinson
1798–1861
Caroline A. Litchfield Boggess
1809–1871
Frederick Addison Robinson
1829–1869
Charles Adley Robinson
1832–1884
David Robinson
1848–
John Boggess Robinson
1830–1872
Samuel Robinson
1833–1889
Martha Ann Robinson
1835–1865
George Washington Robinson
1837–1877
Thomas Robinson
1840–
Mary Magdaline Robinson
1842–1868
Margaret Elizabeth Robinson
1845–1869
Caleb Benjamin Robinson
1847–1889
Caroline Robinson
1850–1868
Amelia Robinson
1851–
Mary Jane Robinson
1854–
Francis Miriam Robinson
1854–1877

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World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 4

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 32

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.

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)

  • Thomas Robinson in household of Caroline Robinson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Thoms Robinson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Thomas Robinson in household of Thomas Robinson, "United States Census, 1850"

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