Elizabeth R. Robinson

16 March 1857–18 January 1941 (Age 83)
Bel Air, Harford, Maryland, United States

The Life of Elizabeth R.

When Elizabeth R. Robinson was born on 16 March 1857, in Bel Air, Harford, Maryland, United States, her father, Thomas Evans Robinson, was 30 and her mother, Naomi Jane Mecham, was 24. She married Robert Westley Davison on 14 November 1877, in Bel Air, Harford, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Jersey City, Bergen Township, Bergen, New Jersey, United States in 1910 and Parsippany, Morris, New Jersey, United States in 1930. She died on 18 January 1941, in Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 83.

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Robert Westley Davison
Elizabeth R. Robinson
Marriage: 14 November 1877
Grace Davison
William Thomas Davison
Robert W Davison
Mary R Davison
Elmer Abbott Davidson
Walter Davison
Adilade Davison
Georgianna C Davison
Oliver Evans Davison

Spouse and Children

14 November 1877
Bel Air, Harford, Maryland, United States


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Evans Robinson


    Naomi Jane Mecham




World Events (8)


Age 4

No Civil War battles took place within the state boundaries of New Jersey, but its citizens participated extensively in the war. Volunteers that were turned away ended up serving in the militias of nearby states like Pennsylvania and New York. Whenever President Lincoln requested more troops, New Jersey responded quickly. In total, the state contributed over 88,000 soldiers (6,000 of which died).

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 22

Thomas Edison had been seeking to create a more practical and affordable version of the lightbulb, primarily for home use. Edison had attempted several different materials, including platinum and other metals, before ultimately deciding on a carbon filament. On October 21, 1879, Edison finally carried out the first successful test of this new light bulb in Menlo Park, New Jersey.

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)

  • Elizabeth Davison, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elizabeth R Davis in household of Robert W Davis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elizabeth Dav*Son in household of Robert W Dav*Son, "United States Census, 1900"

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