Aquilla Robbins

19 June 1752–24 July 1816 (Age 64)
Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Aquilla

When Aquilla Robbins was born on 19 June 1752, in Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, his father, John Robbins Jr, was 39 and his mother, Martha White, was 35. He married Elizabeth Thurston on 22 December 1780, in Franklin, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 24 July 1816, in Wardsboro, Windham, Vermont, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in East Hill Cemetery, Wardsboro, Windham, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Aquilla Robbins
1752–1816
Elizabeth Thurston
1756–1834
Marriage: 22 December 1780
Dr Marcus Robbins
1781–1816
David Robbins
1783–1814
Aquila Robbins
1784–
Thurston Robbins
1786–1865
Elizabeth Robbins
1791–
Frances Robbins
1793–1845
Erastus Robbins
1796–1867

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 December 1780
Franklin, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
children

(7)

    Dr Marcus Robbins

    Male1781–1816Male

    David Robbins

    Male1783–1814Male

    Aquila Robbins

    Male1784–Male

    Thurston Robbins

    Male1786–1865Male

    Elizabeth Robbins

    Female1791–Female

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 24

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 24

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 34

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: patronymic from Robin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Aquila Robbins, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Aquila Robbins, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
  • Aquila Robbins, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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