Martha Robinson

23 August 1819–July 1852 (Age 32)
Islip, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Martha

When Martha Robinson was born on 23 August 1819, in Islip, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Samuel Robinson, was 31 and her mother, Martha Barron, was 27. She married Henry Cumberland on 2 November 1840, in Islip, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died in July 1852, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 32.

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Family Time Line

Henry Cumberland
Martha Robinson
Marriage: 2 November 1840
Emma Cumberland
William Cumberland

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 November 1840Islip, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 1
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    Age 2
    Missouri is the 24th state
    1829 · Missouri State Library
    Age 10
    The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.

    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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    Sources (10)

    • Martha Robinson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • 1851-Martha Cumberland in household of Henry Cumberland, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • 1840-Martha Robinson, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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