Charlotte Anna Robinson

1857–1941 (Age 83)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Charlotte Anna

Charlotte Anna Robinson was born on 12 October 1857 as the daughter of Thomas Downey Robinson and Catherine J Kepple. She married William Henry Minton in 1880, in Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Grundy, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Black Hawk Township, Grundy, Iowa, United States for about 40 years. She died on 1 April 1941, in Reinbeck, Grundy, Iowa, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Grundy, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charlotte Anna Robinson
William Henry Minton
Marriage: 1880
Jennie Edith Minton
Henry Earl Minton
Jacob Ray Minton
Harvey Lee Minton
Clara Hazel Minton
Rex Leroy Minton

Spouse & Children

Iowa, United States


  • Jennie Edith Minton


  • Male1882–1959Male

  • Jacob Ray Minton


  • Harvey Lee Minton


  • Female1895–1976Female

+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · The Burtis Opera House

Age 10

The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 24

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Robin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Charlotte Minton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charlotte Minton in household of William Minton, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Charlotte Minton, "United States Census, 1930"

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