John Robinson

10 March 1832–1 May 1884 (Age 52)
Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Robinson was born on 10 March 1832, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edward Robinson, was 24 and his mother, Mary Smith, was 21. He married Mary Ann Levens on 4 April 1858, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Putney, Surrey, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 1 May 1884, in Kelton, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Grantsville City Cemetery, Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Robinson
Mary Ann Levens
Marriage: 4 April 1858
John Edward Robinson
William Jarvis Robinson
Heber John Robinson
Richard Marcellus Robinson Sr
Mary Ann Robinson
Emma Lucette Robinson
James Marion Robinson
Minnetta Robinson
George Levens Robinson
Louisa Robinson Mott

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 April 1858American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
    Age 10
    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.
    Age 14
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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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    Brief History of John Robinson

    Brief Personal History of John Robinson and Mary Ann Levens John Robinson was born on 10 Mar 1832 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England. His father was Edward Robinson and his mother was Mary Smith. …

    Sources (37)

    • John Robinson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • John in entry for William Jarvis Robinson and Florence Kimball Hyde, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • John Robinson in entry for Richard Marcellus Robinson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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