Theodore Joseph Robins

5 June 1847–19 November 1898 (Age 51)
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Theodore Joseph

When Theodore Joseph Robins was born on 5 June 1847, in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edmund Robins, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Welch, was 38. He married Susannah Ellen Ellison on 3 March 1873, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He registered for military service in 1866. He died on 19 November 1898, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Theodore Joseph Robins
Susannah Ellen Ellison
Marriage: 3 March 1873
Alice Elizabeth Robins
Mary Ann Robins
Joseph Edmond Robins
John Edmond Robins
Drucilla Jane Robins
John Claude Robins
Glen Fredrick Robins
Clyde Ellison Robins
Myrtle Ellison Robins
Verna Ellison Robins

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  • Marriage
    3 March 1873Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 7
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the personal name Robin , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Sources (33)

    • Joseph Robins in entry for Unknown, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Joseph Robins in household of Emanuel Robins, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Theo Joseph Robins in entry for Christopher J Barnes and Myrtle E Robins, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1939"

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