Jane Robinett


Brief Life History of Jane

When Jane Robinett was born in 1865, in Butler, DeKalb, Indiana, United States, her father, Rev. George Robinett, was 27 and her mother, Mary Ann Geddes, was 26.

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Rev. George Robinett
Mary Ann Geddes
Corintha Jane Robinett
John J. Robinette
Jane Robinett
George William Robinett

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  • Jane Robinett in household of George Robinett, "United States Census, 1870"

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World Events (3)


Age 0

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 0

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 41

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Name Meaning

English (Huntingdonshire): from the Middle English (Old French) personal name Robinet, a pet form of Robin . It is more often recorded as a female than a male name.

Altered form of French Robinet , reflecting the Canadian and American French practice of sounding the final -t.

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

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