James Robson

3 January 1809–9 December 1880 (Age 71)
Woodhorn, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James

When James Robson was born on 3 January 1809, his father, Andrew Robson, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Pattison, was 34. He married Mary Inness on 16 May 1835, in St John's in the Vale, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Weber, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 9 December 1880, in Plain City, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Plain City Cemetery, Plain City, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Robson
Mary Inness
Marriage: 16 May 1835
Thomas Robson
Mary Innes Robson
Thomas Andrew Robson
Charles Innes Robson
James Robson
Mary Elizabeth Robson
James Patterson Robson
Swan Innes Robson
William Franklin Robson
Ralph Blanch Robson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 May 1835St John's in the Vale, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    Age 6
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    Age 21
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Rob(be) (see Robb ), a pet form of Robert , + -son.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Harold L. Brown's recollections of his mother, Margaret Eliza Robson, from his Autobiography and Family History

    At this point in my narrative, I feel that it would be well to speak of my mother's family. Margaret Eliza Robson, born at Plain City, Utah in 1876 was a daughter of James Patterson and Eliza Jane Sk …

    Sources (36)

    • James Robson in entry for James Robson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • James Robson, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • James Robson, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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