Rebecca Robinson

Femaleabout 1768–6 June 1832

Brief Life History of Rebecca

Rebecca Robinson was born about 1768, in New Castle, Delaware, United States. She married William Moore on 1 May 1785, in New Castle, Delaware, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 6 June 1832, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 65.

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William Moore
Rebecca Robinson
Marriage: 1 May 1785
Robinson Rolland Moore

Sources (16)

  • Rebecca Robinson, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
  • Rebecca Robinson in entry for William Moore, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
  • Rebecca Robinson, "Delaware Marriages, 1713-1919"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 May 1785New Castle, Delaware, United States
  • Children (1)

    World Events (8)


    Age 8

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 8

    The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Age 18

    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    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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