Mary Jane Robinson

6 March 1842–16 June 1920 (Age 78)
Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Robinson was born on 6 March 1842, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Edward Robinson, was 34 and her mother, Mary Smith, was 31. She married Oscar Alexander Wood on 5 November 1860, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860 and Pinto, Washington, Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 16 June 1920, in Huntington, Emery, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Huntington, Emery, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Alexander Wood
Mary Jane Robinson
Marriage: 5 November 1860
Linna Maggie Jane WOOD

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 November 1860American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1850 · Belle Vue Gaol Opens
    Age 8
    Belle Vue Gaol was a Victorian prison in Gorton, Manchester. The living conditions for the prisoners were horrible. It was intended to be a prison for both males and females and also became a military prison.  In 1892, the prison was demolished.
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Story Highlight

    About my Mother

    Because of the great love Oscar Alexander Wood had for children, and after nineteen years of married life and no children -- Mary Jane Robinson Wood chose a second wife for Oscar -- Linnah Fryer Harr …

    Sources (15)

    • Mary J Wood in household of William Smith, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Mary Jane Wood, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Mary Robinson in household of Edwd Robinson, "United States Census, 1860"

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