Martha Elizabeth Robinson

2 March 1886–13 April 1962 (Age 76)
Brunswick, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Martha Elizabeth

When Martha Elizabeth Robinson was born on 2 March 1886, in Brunswick, Virginia, United States, her father, Oliver Robinson, was 35 and her mother, Susanna Taylor, was 34. She had at least 5 sons and 1 daughter with Joseph Trusty. She lived in Totaro, Brunswick, Virginia, United States in 1930 and Totaro District, Brunswick, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 13 April 1962, in Richmond, Virginia, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Trusty
Martha Elizabeth Robinson
Elvia Madeline Trusty
Joseph Trusty
Oliver Meade Trusty
George Preston Trusty
Howard Trusty
Charlie V Trusty

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+1 More Child

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+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 4
This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument
Age 8
On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1906 · Saving Food Labels
Age 20
The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): patronymic from the Middle English personal name Robin , a pet form of Robert , + -son. This surname is also very common among African Americans.French: from a pet form of the personal name Robin .West Indian (including Haiti) and Guyanese: most likely not (only) of English or French origin as in 1 above and 2 above, but also, if not mostly, from the related name of the famous Daniel Defoe's literary character Robinson Crusoe (from a novel first published in 1719).

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

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Sources (12)

  • Martha Robinson in entry for Elvia Madeline Trusty, "Virginia, Birth Certificates, 1912-1913"
  • Martha Trusty in household of Joseph Trusty, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Martha Robinson in entry for Oliver Meade Trusty and Elizabeth Burnett, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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