Jeremiah Robinson

Brief Life History of Jeremiah

When Jeremiah Robinson was born about 1786, in Peterborough, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, WILLIAM ROBINSON, was 24 and his mother, Alice Read, was 27. He married Susannah Merryman on 10 February 1807, in Peterborough, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Jeremiah Robinson
Susannah Merryman
Marriage: 10 February 1807
Mary Ann Merryman Robinson
Richard Merryman Robinson

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  • Robinson, Jeremiah (1786) Marriage 10 February 1807
  • Robinson, Jeremiah (1786) Marriage 10 Feb 1807 to Susannah Merriman

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World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.


The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.


Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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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